Chief Financial Advisor, City of Boulder, CO
Bob Eichem is the internal financial advisor in the city manager’s office for the City of Boulder, Colorado. He was the CFO for the city from 2005–2016 before moving into his current role. Bob has 40 years of experience as a finance officer in local government. During this time, he has experienced the highs and the not so highs of debt management. He is currently a member of the Debt Committee, was a past member of the GFOA Board of Directors and served as president of GFOA in 2014-15.
At the state level, he is a past president of the Colorado Government Finance Officers Association, served as the Education Chairman of the organization for 10 years, and is a past recipient of their finance officer of the year award. Mr. Eichem is frequently asked to be a panel member, speaker or instructor at national and state conferences on a variety of local government finance topics.