Cornerstone Team

Tyler Nelson

Tyler, former chief of staff to Congressman Pete Olson (R-TX), joined Cornerstone Government Affairs as Vice President in June of 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. He was also a legislative aide at the Houston City Council. Tyler, a graduate of the University of Houston, currently serves as Vice Chairman of UH’s Political Action Committee.