Director of Advocacy & Governmental Affairs
David Jackson began his career in government relations as Missouri's youngest registered lobbyist at age 19 and has negotiated more than 150 public policy changes over the last decade. Prior to joining Gamble & Schlemeier, David served as the managing partner of the Gate Way Group, where he represented corporate and not-for-profit clients across every major industry. David has been a frequent contributor to ABC 30's Allman Report in St. Louis and has appeared on various television and radio broadcasts such as Executive Edge on CBS, The David Glover Show on Fox News Radio, This Week in Missouri Politics on ABC, and The McGraw Show on KTRS. In 2014, the St. Louis Business Journal named David to their list of top 30 Under 30 business leaders in the region. David
received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Westminster College and an Executive MBA from the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis. He lives in Chesterfield, Missouri with his wife, Claire Vatterott Jackson and their two children, John and Lucy.