Todd H. Eckler

Chief Marketing Officer; Executive Director, Fiduciary Trust Charitable

Focus Areas

Todd is a member of the firm's Senior Management Committee and responsible for FTC's strategy, marketing, and corporate development activities. He also serves as Executive Director of Fiduciary Trust Charitable, an independent nonprofit that sponsors donor-advised funds.

Todd enjoys helping clients through combining thought leadership from Fiduciary's experts with the latest digital and memorable in-person delivery channels. He is also passionate about philanthropy and developing innovative financial solutions to help clients achieve their goals. He has received the Chief Marketing Officer of the Year Award from WealthManagement.com, Fiduciary Trust Charitable has received a Stevie Award for Innovation under his leadership, and his efforts have contributed to numerous awards for Fiduciary Trust Company.

Experience

In addition to his roles at Fiduciary Trust, Todd serves on nonprofit and corporate boards. Before arriving at Fiduciary, Todd was a Senior Vice President at Bank of America. There he served as Chief Operating Officer of wealth management and global banking marketing, which included Merrill Lynch and U.S. Trust, and led marketing for the institutional retirement and investments businesses. Prior to Bank of America, Todd was a Senior Vice President in product management at Fidelity Investments' Workplace Investing division. He began his career at the global strategy consulting firm Monitor Group (now Monitor Deloitte), where he was a Partner and leader in the financial services practice.

Thought Leadership

Private Foundations and Donor-Advised Funds - A Perfect Pair
Charitable Gift Bunching
Choosing the Best Charitable Giving Approach
Using Donor-Advised Funds to Achieve Charitable Goals

Community and Board Roles

Grassroot Soccer – Global Board Director and Treasurer
Citizen Schools – National Board Director and Development Committee Chair
FinMason – Advisory Board Member
Capital Market Exchange – former Advisory Board Member
Boy Scouts of America – former Scoutmaster and Eagle Scout
Deerfield Academy – former Boyden Society Advisory Board member
Hancock Church – former Endowment Committee member

Personal

Outside of work, Todd is passionate about education and youth development, volunteering to support youth in under resourced communities and Boy Scouts in his local community. He also enjoys the outdoors, spending time in New Hampshire mountain biking, skiing and sailing. He and his wife reside in Lexington, MA and they have two young adult sons.