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McKelvey School of Engineering

Brown School

Meet the Leader: Jack Oliver

Thursday, April 15, 2021 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Virtual Event

In the "Meet the Leader" series, speakers discuss their professional background and the civic pathway that got them to where they are today. Though there is a natural career focus, the goal of the series is to highlight a variety of pathways for civic engagement and how it can be integrated into one’s lifelong commitment, career or otherwise. 

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Event Type

Lectures & Presentations


Business & Entrepreneurship, Humanities & Society, Campus & Community


meet the leader

Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement
Speaker Information

Jack Oliver works across the highest levels of international and national politics, government, technology, finance and business to provide senior relationship management and unparalleled insights at the intersection of public policy, communications, innovation and commerce.

Currently, Jack is a Managing Partner of Finback Partners, a merchant bank based in Miami, Florida, and serves as an attorney and Practice Group Leader of the international law firm Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP. Additionally, he is a Senior Advisor to companies including 8vc, Palantir Technologies, OpenGov, Addepar, Leeo, and Rubicon Global, and serves on the Board of Directors for E-Health Corporation and Gateway Blend.

For 13 years Jack served as Senior Advisor to Barclays, providing counsel for top clients across investment banking and capital markets management. He served for two years as Co-Chairman of the ONE Campaign, an organization founded by U2’s Bono to raise public awareness about global poverty.

Earlier in his career, Jack served as National Finance Vice-Chairman for Bush-Cheney 2004 and as Deputy Chairman and CEO of the Republican National Committee In 2000, Jack was National Finance Director for George W. Bush’s 2000 presidential campaign, leading an historic effort that shattered all previous presidential fundraising records.

Jack graduated from Vanderbilt University and earned a law degree from the University of Missouri at Columbia.

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