241 River Valley Drive, Unit 2
Grand Bay-Westfield, NB E5K 1A7
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Bill Oliver of Kiersteadville has had a long and distinguished career in the insurance business that spanned over twenty-five years in the Greater Saint John area. Since 1999, Bill has served as an Executive Assistant in the Government of New Brunswick to some of the most senior officials, including most recently working with Minister of Finance Blaine Higgs.
Bill Oliver’s career in the private sector has included significant management experience. During his tenure in the insurance industry, he was an underwriting manager for General Accident with a staff of over 30 New Brunswick residents and subsequently an insurance broker in the King’s country area. Oliver’s experience in private sector management has also included ownership in the retail business and property management.
Bill’s time in the public sector began in 1999 with the government of Bernard Lord where he served as a key advisor to the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly and later to the Government House Leader and Minister of Supply and Services. Oliver returned to government in 2010 with the current Minister of Finance Blaine Higgs, where he helped advance the governments efforts to control spending and restore New Brunswick’s fiscal credibility.
Bill has been an active volunteer with Shriners International and has worked on several projects, including playgrounds that have helped advance the King’s Country region. He performs each Christmas at the “Tracy Friars and Friends” concert that raises funds for various charities.
Oliver has also had a high profile in the sporting world, representing New Brunswick twice in the national Brier Curling Championship and other national curling events.
Bill Oliver currently lives in Keirsteadville with his wife Chris where he is active in his local church and a member of the choir. Bill is a proud father, grandfather and husband.
The riding redistribution for the 2014 provincial election divided the Fundy-River Valley riding with a portion added to Charlotte-the-Isles. The remainder became part of the new riding of Kings Centre.