Director of Strategic Initiatives
Oliver is a Cresset Founding Team Member and serves as Director of Strategic Initiatives. Oliver supports growth related activities across all of Cresset’s business units with the firm’s executive team, addressing business development, investor relations, advisory board management, and strategic partnerships. Oliver also works with Cresset clients – including CEO Founders, Entrepreneurs, PE Partners and high-net-worth families – engaging them with a team of advisors dedicated to their unique goals and needs.
Prior to Cresset, Oliver was a founding team member of Caretta Group, a private investing firm that backs businesses with long-term, permanent capital. At Caretta, he managed business development efforts and helped portfolio companies with technology, marketing and sales initiatives. Before Caretta, Oliver helped launch Imprint, a startup focused on helping families aggregate and share memories digitally. He also produced television documentaries for the National Geographic Channel and his independent film “From North Carolina to Normandy” has been recognized by NPR.
Oliver was a Morehead-Cain Scholar at the University of North Carolina where he received a BA in History with distinction and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.