Erik Olson is principal and chief operating officer at Venn. He previously spent 14 years serving as Chief of Staff and in a variety of policy and campaign roles for Representative Ron Kind (D-WI), a senior member of the House Ways and Means Committee and Chair of the moderate pro-business House New Democrat Coalition. Mr. Olson brings years of expertise in the areas of tax, trade and health care to the firm’s clients.
In addition to his work at Venn, Mr. Olson serves as chairman ex officio and a member of the board of directors of Horton’s Kids, a non-profit organization offering social and educational services for children in Washington, DC. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.