Our Team

David Dornbusch


As founder of the firm, David has directed and contributed to many of the firm’s projects since 1971 and often testified as an expert witness. Much of David’s work has focused on land, water, energy and other natural resource conservation, protection and use under public-private contracting. David has a Bachelor in Engineering from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from Harvard University, receiving both degrees with Distinction.

Casey Cornwell


Since 2006 Casey has managed economic and financial analyses for the National Park Service, General Services Administration, California State Parks, Department of Justice, several state and local government agencies, the University of California Office of the President, Native American tribes, Scottish Enterprise, Economic Development Edmonton, the World Bank, and various private sector clients. Casey has a B.A. in Economics from Harvard University and both an M.B.A. and an M.A. in Energy and Environmental Studies from the University of California, Berkeley.

Joe Ramey

Joe has been a Project Manager for over 10 years, performing financial and economic analyses for public sector clients, mainly the U.S. National Park Service and the California Department of Transportation and Parks and Recreation.  His ferry and tour boat projects include for Fort Sumter, Alcatraz, Cape Lookout, and Gulf Island National Seashore.  Joe was the lead analyst for numerous public and private marina studies nationwide, and for other NPS concessions, such as for the Jefferson Expansion National Memorial, Everglades, Glacier Bay, Sequoia and Kings Canyon, Olympic, Death Valley, and Yosemite National Park concessions analyses for NPS.  Joe holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of California, Davis.