Ross Oliver joined Crestview in 2011. Ross is Crestview’s general counsel and is responsible for the firm’s legal and compliance functions. He has nearly 20 years of experience in private equity, mergers and acquisitions and tax as both an attorney and a CPA. Ross joined Crestview from Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP where he focused on investment management and capital markets transactions and served as outside counsel to Crestview. Previously, Ross clerked for federal district Judge Cecilia M. Altonaga and was a senior manager in the mergers and acquisitions group at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Ross currently serves on the board of directors of Crestview portfolio companies, CORE Media and Cumulus Media, and is a director of the American Investment Council, an advocacy and resource organization for the private investment industry. Ross received a J.D., summa cum laude, from the University of California, Hastings, M.S. in taxation from American University and a B.B.A., summa cum laude, from Eastern Michigan University. Ross speaks regularly at industry conferences on topics affecting the private equity industry. He is admitted to the bar of New York and is a member of the New York City Bar Association and the Investment Funds Committee of the International Bar Association.