Pierce Rossum is the Rate & Debt Manager at San Diego County Water Authority. Pierce oversees the Water Authority’s annual rate setting process, financial forecasting, and management of a nearly $2 billion debt portfolio. Until recently, Pierce was the Chair of the AWWA CA/NV Financial Management Committee, where he advocated for tighter integration of financial planning with infrastructure and regulatory planning. Prior to joining the Water Authority, Pierce worked extensively as a rate consultant, serving as a project manager on numerous financial planning and rate studies for agencies throughout California and the United States. Pierce has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Psychology from Claremont McKenna College.