DELOACH & Associates, Inc., is a full-service consulting practice focused on public and private utility management, as well as utility asset management. With over 25 years in utility and local government, Mr. DeLoach is a recognized leader, innovator and facilitator in creating strategic opportunities and value for his clients.


Mr. DeLoach’s experience in staff development and planning was a key element in our decision to select his firm for our Comprehensive Organizational Development Plan. His approach will include an assessment of our organizational performance, which will assist in developing our Strategic Plan and creating a Board of Directors Handbook.

JOHN VEGA, GENERAL MANAGER, ELSINORE VALLEY MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICT, Description


Mr. DeLoach facilitated the strategic planning process for our agency. The final Strategic Plan quickly demonstrated its value as an effective tool that helped us develop and prioritize our long-term water supply and financial plan. Additionally, the plan has helped us develop a new public relations and outreach program that ensures clear communication and transparency to our stakeholders.

JEFF DAVIS, GENERAL MANAGER, SAN GORGONIO PASS WATER AGENCY, Description


We retained Mr. DeLoach to conduct a compensation review of several positions in our organization. His expertise working in and with water agencies led us to restructuring several positions, which resulted in greater efficiency and flexibility within our organization and improved communication among our employees.

GRANT DAVIS, GENERAL MANAGER, SONOMA COUNTY WATER AGENCY, Description

Mr. DeLoach’s facilitation of the Association’s annual Executive Director Performance Review was seamless and professionally conducted. This process was unique as it required Mr. DeLoach to work with a number of our board members located throughout the state. His efficient coordination of the final review was well received.

TIM QUINN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ASSOCIATION OF CALIFORNIA WATER AGENCIES, Description

The DeLoach Approach

DeLoach & Associates, Inc., has developed an approach centered around Robert’s Five Pillars of High-Performance Leadership:

Inspire leaders to aim higher

Elevate performance by improving self-images

Cultivate an understanding of a shared vision

Develop a clear sense of roles and responsibilities

Building trust through communication