Kyle Nevins is a seasoned former top aide to House Republican Leadership with extensive experience in the process and politics of the U.S. Congress. He specializes in a wide variety of business community and advocacy issues from financial services to energy, transportation, and telecommunications; advancing winning strategies on behalf of his clients. Mr. Nevins was recognized for his strategic counsel by Politico Magazine as one of “50 Politicos to Watch.”
Prior to his time in the business community, Mr. Nevins spent over a decade on Capitol Hill working on the senior congressional staff of the House Republican Leadership. Most recently, Mr. Nevins served as Deputy Chief of Staff to then-Majority Leader Eric Cantor, overseeing the legislative agenda and floor schedule for the U.S. House of Representatives.
Working with each House committee, Mr. Nevins was responsible for helping Leadership guide legislation through the House. Major legislation signed into law during Mr. Nevins’ tenure included the JOBS Act, numerous free trade agreements, and major tax and infrastructure legislation. As National Journal reported in 2012, “Talk to any aide on the Hill about how legislation gets to the floor, and Kyle Nevins’s name will undoubtedly come up.” He was named one of Roll Call’s “Fabulous 50” congressional staffers and was included in National Journal’s “35 and Under Power Set.”
In his capacity as a senior staff member, Mr. Nevins also provided strategic advice to the House Republican Elected Leadership and House Republican Steering Committee, participating in daily planning sessions with former Speaker John Boehner, former Majority Leader Cantor, then-Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, and past and present Conference Chairs, including Mike Pence and Cathy McMorris Rodgers.
Prior to his role as Deputy Chief of Staff, Mr. Nevins served as Floor Director for the House Republican Whip Offices of Eric Cantor and now-Senator Roy Blunt. In the Whip Office, Mr. Nevins was responsible for executing House Republicans’ vote and Member coalition strategy.
Mr. Nevins serves on the Board of Advisors for the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy at the University of Virginia. He participates in guest lectures for the Executive Education program at the Brookings Institute and is the co-author of Inside Congress: A Guide for Navigating the Politics of the House and Senate Floors, published by Brookings Institution Press. Mr. Nevins is a graduate of Duke University and studied at University College London. He and his wife, Kristan, have three children and live in Washington, D.C.