Jack Oliver founded Bryan Cave Strategies in 2005 and currently serves as Senior Policy Advisor. Oliver also serves as a Partner in Dock Square Capital, a Miami, FL-based merchant banking firm engaged in principal equity investments, growth equity partnerships and other strategic advisory services for a global network of entrepreneurs, families, sovereign entities, and institutional, strategic investors.
Prior to joining Oliver served as National Finance Vice-Chairman for Bush-Cheney ’04 and Victory 2004, Deputy Chairman of the Republican National Committee, and National Finance Director for then-Gov. George W. Bush’s 2000 presidential campaign. Before joining the Bush campaign in 1999, Oliver served in various political, financial and managerial roles in the campaign and congressional offices of Sen. John Ashcroft, Sen. John Danforth, Sen. Kit Bond, Congressman Jim Talent, Congressman Bill Emerson as well as the Missouri Republican Party.
Time magazine described Oliver as “the man largely responsible for what is being heralded as the most formidable money machine in modern political history.” He maintains a unique set of relationships with former and current Governors, Ambassadors, Members of Congress, and Cabinet Secretaries which form a national network upon which Oliver provides government relations services.
In addition to his duties, Oliver currently serves on the National Finance Committee of the Republican Governors Association, the Advisory Council of the George Bush Presidential Library at Texas A&M University, on the External Advisory Board of the Gephardt Institute for Public Service at Washington University, and the National Finance Committee, of the George W. Bush Foundation.