Cortney joined LRE in 2014. He has over 20 years of diverse experience in the water industry, including 16 years in consulting and 4 years as a water planner with Colorado Springs Utilities. Cortney specializes in the planning and development of water infrastructure, water supply planning, demand forecasting, aquifer storage and recovery (ASR) systems, water rights, program management/owner’s advisory, asset management, and applied financial analysis. He served on the Board of Directors of a utility in the Denver Metro area and participates in State-level water planning and policy committees. In addition to serving LRE’s clients and providing technical leadership, Cortney is responsible for developing and implementing strategies to grow the company and to diversify its service offerings.