Tyler Nelson

Senior Vice President
Houston, Texas; Austin, Texas; Washington, DC

Tyler Nelson

Senior Vice President
Houston, Texas; Austin, Texas; Washington, DC

Quick Facts

  • Former chief of staff to Congressman Pete Olson (R-TX)
  • Provides both federal and Texas State government relations services to Cornerstone clients
  • Lives in Houston, TX and has a deep understanding of energy matters

Tyler's Bio

Tyler, former chief of staff to Congressman Pete Olson (R-TX), joined Cornerstone Government Affairs as Senior Vice President in June 2016. During his seven-year tenure with Congressman Olson, Tyler served in various roles including campaign manager, district director, and deputy chief of staff.

In his most recent role as chief of staff, Tyler managed the Congressman’s Washington and Texas operations and oversaw all political, legislative and communications strategies. Tyler was instrumental in developing the Congressman’s agenda as a member of the Energy & Commerce Committee and guiding the Congressman’s ascension to the role of Vice Chair of the Energy & Power Subcommittee.

Prior to working for Representative Olson, Tyler was a consultant with Hitachi Consulting in Houston, Texas. Before that, he was a legislative aide for the Houston City Council.

Tyler is a graduate of the University of Houston and currently serves as Vice Chairman of UH’s Political Action Committee as well as an advisory board member of the Hobby School of Public Affairs at the University of Houston.