Oliver worked for several years as special projects manager at Capital City Development Corp., Boise’s redevelopment agency. He worked on sustainable development policy, neighborhood design, environmental awareness, arts and cultural investments, public relations, and other projects. Before that, he worked for universities and nonprofits in Idaho, Appalachia and elsewhere.
Oliver has served on the boards of the U.S. Green Building Council Idaho Chapter and Radio Boise. He is a LEED-Accredited Professional and earned his bachelor’s degree at Guilford College and his master’s in architecture at University of Idaho.