A prior strategic advisor for the Trump Presidential Transition Team, Nick Owens is an influential insider in Washington, DC, engaging Qorvis clients to understand their businesses and provide highly valued strategic counsel in the Trump administration. As a business and regulatory advisor for the Transition and a major Trump fundraiser, Owens is well-connected to the new administration and works closely with entities to support the President's agenda from the outside of government. He has served as an advisor to Small Businesses for Sensible Regulations, a project led by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), was a senior government official on financial services regulation and served as National Ombudsman and Assistant Administrator for Regulatory Enforcement Fairness at the United States Small Business Administration, an appointment he received from U.S. President George W. Bush.
The Job Creators Alliance, founded by Home Depot co-founder Bernie Marcus, called Owens a "go-to consultant for many a David facing the regulatory Goliath." His publications include the Wall Street Journal which published his Op/Ed - "Red Tape Diaries."