About Donald N. Ecker

Mr. Ecker joined Eadie + Payne in 2015 as Director of Risk Management. He serves as Risk Advisor and Leader in Communication with boards and top management in assuring clients that commitments are delivered consistent with engagement letters.

Mr. Ecker is a true entrepreneur having founded various businesses in three distinctly different sectors.

Mr. Ecker is a Retired Senior and Managing Partner/Practice Leader of EY, a global professional services firm, including Managing Partner of the Riverside Office. While Managing Partner of EY Riverside, he was the coordinating/Relationship Partner on RCTC as well as the County of Riverside. He has played a key role in transportation dating back to Measure A in 1988 as well as Measure AA in 1992. He also led the bond analysis of RCTC Toll Road original 1st placement.

For 30 years he served as a member and past president of the Monday Morning Group of Western Riverside County, and served on the University of California, Riverside Foundation board for 27 years.

Mr. Ecker also assisted in the passage of Measure I in San Bernardino County.
In 1999, he founded CEO Strategic Solutions, LLC. He works with CEOs in clarifying the mission and giving objective solutions for business success. He served on two public boards; having qualified as a “financial expert” for SEC reporting, and chaired both audit committees.

Mr. Ecker has earned a working relationship with the State Controllers Office dating back to 2016.

Mr. Ecker’s career in the public sector includes:

City of Compton
City of Oxnard
City of Stockton
Mission Inn, City of Riverside Transaction
Orange County- post bankruptcy
Riverside County
Riverside County Transportation Commission
San Bernardino County- Various Projects

Private Sector Includes:
Baker’s Burgers
Guthy Renker
Press Enterprise
Stater Bros.
Yeager Construction

CSMFO Conference: 2018
CSMFO Panel Case in Point: Restoring Fiscal Credibility to your City: 2018
League of California Cities Annual Conference: 2016