Steve Ekberg

Steve Ekberg

Steve Ekberg

Council Member

Email Steve Ekberg

 Phone: 253-851-7937

Term Ends December 2017


  • Stadium High School, Tacoma
  • Bachelor's Degree: Swedish and History, University of Washington, Seattle
  • Graduate work, Stockholm's University, Stockholm, Sweden


Recently retired after 45 years with Pilkey-Hopping and Ekberg, Inc., Insurance Brokers.

Professional Qualifications

  • Past President, Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of Pierce County
  • Past National Agent's Council representative, Commercial Union Insurance Co. and Unigard Insurance
  • Past Regional Council representative Aetna Insurance, United Pacific-Reliance Insurance and Safeco

Personal Information

  • Pierce County native
  • Gig Harbor resident since 1972
  • Married to Marion since 1970 with two grown sons, Adam and Reid

Community Involvement

  • Campaign Chair, Partners For Youth (Morgan Branch) 2003-2005
  • Chair, Gig Harbor YMCA Advisory Council 2008-present
  • Gig Harbor City Council 1974-1986, 1994 - present
  • Gig Harbor Planning Commission 1972 - 1973
  • Member, Board of Advisors, Tacoma-Pierce County YMCA, Morgan Branch, 1999-2007
  • Past board member and current member, Gig Harbor Peninsula Historical Society
  • President of the Board of Directors of Risk Management Services Agency, 2010-present
  • Youth Coach, Peninsula Athletic Association, 1984-1995