Aaron Olver grew up in Middleton and has lived most of his life in the Madison area. But
a two-year stint as a Rhodes scholar at Oxford University in England
may have helped set the path that led to Olver’s current job, as
managing director of the UW-Madison’s University Research Park. Being in
Europe was “transformational,” Olver says. Olver, 41, who has
served as secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Commerce and has led
the Madison economic development office, is finishing his first year as
head of the West Side business park.

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