Prior to joining The Glover Park Group’s Government Affairs Division, Jon spent more than a decade working at the highest levels of our government including Senate Republican Leadership and the White House. Jon represents a broad group of public companies and trade associations on a range of issues covering taxes, financial services, technology, telecommunications, health care, appropriations and energy. At GPG, Jon has quickly developed a track record of success based on his understanding of policy, the legislative process and access to key lawmakers.
In Jon’s most recent role as Deputy Chief of Staff and Policy Director to Senate Republican Whip Jon Kyl, he served as the Senator’s lead policy and legislative strategist. During 2011, he was Kyl’s chief policy advisor to the Biden deficit group, which led to the Budget Control Act and the subsequent Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction better known as the “Super Committee.” Jon represented Senator Kyl in December 2010 negotiations that extended the “Bush” tax policies that were originally enacted in 2001 and 2003.
Previously, Jon served as the Deputy Associate Director at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) within the Executive Office of the President for three OMB Directors including Josh Bolten, Rob Portman and Jim Nussle. In that role, he served as the chief OMB liaison to the U.S. Senate for all OMB-related legislation, regulations and nominees. Prior to working at OMB, Jon was the Budget Policy Counsel under then Chairman Jon Kyl at the Republican Policy Committee and legislative counsel to Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen.
Jon earned his law degree from the University of Denver, College of Law and did his undergraduate work at the University of Colorado at Boulder. During law school Jon clerked for Judge John L. Kane, U.S. District Court Judge for the District of Colorado. Jon is a member of the Colorado and District of Columbia Bars.