John Oliver is fourth generation Texan born in Tyler, Texas and raised in Austin. Oliver graduated from the University of Texas with a degree in business. Following graduation, he served in the US Army MP Corps for 8 years, with two years of active duty in Germany and Fort Hood.
Following his Army duty, Oliver worked 10 years in the Banking Industry in Texas, working as a Bank Examiner for the State of Texas Banking Department, then 8 years in the Commercial Lending section of City National Bank in Austin. After leaving CNB, Oliver worked in the Real Estate and Private Investment Industry, founding and selling numerous business entities. In the late 80’s Oliver began his career in the Insurance Industry in Life and Health.
Mr. Oliver is married to Ingrid Albrecht Oliver and has three daughters and one granddaughter. His daughters Patricia Van Doren, Stacy Oliver, and granddaughter Mary Fleming Oliver live in Austin, Texas. Johanna Oliver lives in Miami, Florida.