Richard Eckman

Communications Manager and Research Associate

Richard Eckman serves as the Communications Manager and Research Advocate for Consumer Federation of America. Richard helps manage media outreach, keeping press contacts up-to-date and provides research support on a variety of CFA’s public policy issues, focusing on energy efficiency issues.

Prior to joining CFA, Richard worked as a Public Relations & Research Associate with a focus on auto safety and federal fuel economy standards at Gillis and Associates and continues to serve as co-author of The Car Book, published by the Center for Auto Safety. Richard has a B.A. in Government from Franklin and Marshall.