About Jack O’Donnell

Jack O'DonnellJack O’Donnell is an expert in New York State politics and government whose extensive experience in politics includes campaigns for former President Bill Clinton, Governors Eliot Spitzer and David Paterson, Senators Chuck Schumer and Hillary Clinton, and numerous statewide and congressional campaigns.

In government. O’Donnell served as Director of Intergovernmental Affairs for United States Senator Chuck Schumer and as Senior Policy Advisor to the New York State Comptroller.

A regular contributor to political programming on both radio and television, Jack’s insights and analysis have appeared in The New York Times, Buffalo News, and other leading media organizations.

He currently serves as Senior Vice President and Director of Communications for Bolton St. Johns, one of New York State’s premier lobbying and government relations firms, as well as an adjunct faculty member lecturing on the United States Constitution at Canisius College.

The recipient of a life-saving organ donation, Jack O’Donnell is the founder of Transplant Miracles Foundation, a non-profit organization providing support to transplant recipients and their families (www.TransplantMiracles.org).

An honors graduate of Canisius College and the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, Mr. O’Donnell and his wife Marina divide their time between Buffalo and New York City.