David Donn is the founder and President of David Donn Consulting, Inc. (DDC), a specialized workers’ compensation managed care advisory and research firm exclusively serving the employer and carrier community.
Mr. Donn is the former Vice President of Employer and Occupational Services Group (EOS), the former workers’ compensation managed care subsidiary of Health Net, now part of Aetna/Coventry Health Care, one of the largest health care companies in the country. At EOS, he implemented practical solutions to clients’ loss control needs and structured innovative cost containment programs that increased clients’ savings while reducing their costs. In addition, he designed, directed and executed all business development initiatives for the company’s western region. In Mr. Donn’s 7-year career at EOS, he generated $35 million in new revenue with his unique consultative approach for such clients as Georgia Pacific Corporation, Kaiser, Chevron, PG&E, Atlantic Mutual Companies, Fremont Health and El Dorado County.
Mr. Donn is a frequent speaker at various industry conferences and their chapter affiliations for RIMS, PARMA and the Industrial Claims Association. Notable keynote speeches by Mr. Donn include the 2004 “Best and Brightest/Hot Topic Educational Forum” for the California Coalition on Workers’ Compensation (CCWC) and “Transforming Knowledge into Action & Action into Profitability” at the 2009 Michigan Self-Insurers’ Association (MSIA) Spring Conference. He has also spoken at the Missouri Self-Insurers Association’s Annual Conference and the National Council of Self-Insurers Annual Conference and most recently for Busines Insurance Magazines virtual conference on claims/managed care bundling or unbundling.
Prior to entering the managed care industry, Mr. Donn worked in London as a bond trader for Morgan Grenfell, one of Britain’s leading international investment banks, and as a stock analyst for a prominent San Francisco, California investment management firm.
Mr. Donn was the youngest board member of The Institute on Aging, a non-profit organization created to provide alternative care arrangements to the frail elderly; a supporting member of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and its professional group, ArtPoint.
Mr. Donn holds a degree in finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business and has taught practical economics, finance and investments at the prestigious Lowell High School in San Francisco as part of the Junior Achievement program for the Bay Area. He currently resides in San Francisco, CA, with his wife Sarah, son Oliver and French Bulldog Owen.