John Savercool

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John Savercool
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Occupation Senior Lobbyist & Managing Director
Employer UBS Americas
Location Washington D.C.

John Savercool is senior lobbyist and managing director at UBS Americas.

Savercool oversees the lobbying, political, and policy advocacy efforts for the investment bank, wealth management and global asset management business units at the federal level. He joined UBS in 2003 as their first full-time senior lobbyist.[1]


Starting in 1982, Savercool spent 17 years working for former U.S. Senator Phil Gramm (TX), the first two years of which Gramm was a U.S. Congressman, representing Texas's sixth district. He performed a variety of roles, including legislative assistant and deputy chief of staff. In 1993, Savercool served as interim chief of staff for U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison.

John Lothian News Interview[edit]

How the Presidential Election Impacts Dodd-Frank: UBS Lobbyist John Savercool Interview
John Savercool, senior lobbyist and managing director of UBS Americas knows his politics. A 23-year veteran of Capitol Hill, Savercool recently spoke at the CTA EXPO in Chicago about the presidential election and prospects for Mitt Romney and President Obama next month. Savercool sat down with JLN editor-in-chief Jim Kharouf and spoke about the impact the presidential election will have on financial markets and Dodd-Frank, his expectations for coming Dodd-Frank rules, and what legislation is on his radar for next year. [2] Watch at


Savercool is a graduate of Frostburg State University (Maryland).[3]


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