Jack L. Oliver III
Managing Partner, Dock Square Capital; Attorney & Practice Group Leader, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
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. Jack develops relationships with Fortune 100 companies, financial sponsors and governmental actors across the globe.
Currently, Jack is a Managing Partner of Dock Square Capital LLC, a merchant bank based in Miami, Florida with Governor Bush and serves as an Attorney and Practice Group Leader of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, an international law firm with more than 1500 lawyers. Additionally, he is a Senior Advisor to companies including 8vc, Palantir Technologies, Open-Gov, Addepar, Leeo, and Rubicon Global.
Jack served as Senior Advisor to Barclays for 13 years providing counsel for top clients across investment banking and capital markets management on cross-boarder and national transactions. He served for two years as Co-Chairman of the ONE Campaign, an organization founded by U2's Bono and supported by the Gates Foundation with the mission to raise public awareness about global poverty and disease in developing countries. He is a member of the Robin Hood Foundation Leadership Council; a member of the Council of Foreign Relations; on the National Leadership Council of Communities in Schools; an Advisory Council member of the George Bush Presidential Library at Texas A&M University; a Member of the External Advisory Board of the Washington University Gephardt Institute for Public Service; an Advisory Member of the Leadership Council at the Danforth Plant Science Center; a Member of the National Leadership Committee of the George W. Bush Foundation; and former Director for the Legacy Educational Foundation and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Jack is also on the Board of Directors for two companies: E-Health Corporation and Gateway Blend.
Jack is actively involved at the highest levels of national and Missouri politics. Jack served as National Finance Vice-Chairman for Bush-Cheney 04 and Victory 2004 managing the campaign’s national operations and was principal in the campaign’s leadership. Prior to that, he served as Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Republican National Committee where he oversaw all day-to-day operations and management in policy, communications, and strategy during the 2002 National election cycles, which resulted in historic Republican gains in both the House and Senate. In 2000, Jack served as National Finance Director for George W. Bush’s 2000 presidential campaign and managed a fundraising effort that shattered all previous presidential fundraising records. In 2016, Jack was the National Co-Chair of Jeb Bush's 2016 presidential campaign.
Jack received a bachelor’s degree in political science from Vanderbilt University and a law degree from the University of Missouri at Columbia. He and his wife Rachel are the proud parents of Kate, Henry, and Lilly.