Episode 55. Jack Conway – Former Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Kentucky (2008-2016)
Jack Conway rejects complacency and is driven to move forward and accomplish his next goal in life.
Jack is Attorney General of Kentucky. Before his election as attorney general, he was the nominee for Kentucky’s 3rd congressional district in the 2002 elections, narrowly losing to Republican incumbent Anne Northup.
Before serving in elected office, Jack spent several years on the administrative side of state government. Governor Paul Patton employed Jack as legal counsel to his executive cabinet and his chief energy advisor. He was the primary architect of the Kentucky Higher Education Reform Act of 1997, one of Patton’s signature legislative accomplishments.
On August 3, 1999, Patton appointed Jack deputy secretary of his executive cabinet, serving under secretary Crit Luallen. He was responsible for drafting Patton’s 2000 legislative package to the General Assembly.
Jack earned a bachelor’s degree in public policy studies from Duke University in 1991. He graduated with a Juris Doctor from George Washington University Law School in 1995.