Team

Jon Gilmore

Jon Gilmore

founder & managing partner

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Jon founded Gilmore | Davis Strategy Group, formerly Gilmore Strategy Group, after serving as Deputy Chief of Staff to Governor Asa Hutchinson, where he oversaw the day-to-day operations, including a budget of over $6 million, a staff of nearly sixty individuals and the organization of state agencies under the new administration. Jon currently serves as Chief Political Strategist for Governor Hutchinson.
 

Read Jon's full bio here.
 

 


Quick hits:

  • Current Chief Political Strategist to Governor Asa Hutchinson 
     

  • Former Deputy Chief of Staff for Governor Asa Hutchinson
     

  • Campaign Manager for winning 2014 Gubernatorial race
     

  • Media consultant & pollster with experience in nearly all 50 states
     

  • Bush/Cheney campaign and White House alum
     

  • Included in the "Arkansas 250" list for the most influential Arkansans for 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020

J.R. Davis

J.R. Davis

partner

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J.R.  has over a decade's worth of experience in both Arkansas and national politics, state government and state and national media relations, including crisis communications.

A former news anchor and political reporter, J.R. has served as the Communications Director and Chief Spokesperson for both Governor Asa Hutchinson & Third District Congressman, and former Budget Chair, Steve Womack of Arkansas.

Read J.R.'s full bio here.
 

 


Quick hits:

  • Former Director of Communications and Chief Spokesperson for Governor Asa Hutchinson
     

  • Former Director of Communications and Chief Spokesperson for Congressman Steve Womack
     

  • Former Televisions News Anchor and Political Reporter
     

  • 10+ Years of Experience in Arkansas Politics and State and National Media Relations
     

  • Included in the "Arkansas 250" list for the most influential Arkansans for 2018 and 2019

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Luke Hill
policy & research director

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Luke joined Gilmore | Davis Strategy Group after receiving his juris doctorate from Washington & Lee University School of Law. An Arkansas native, Luke has several years of experience working within both Arkansas and national politics. Luke has previously served as legal intern to Governor Asa Hutchinson, a congressional intern to Second District Congressman French Hill of Arkansas, and a War Room analyst intern for the Republican National Committee in Washington DC.

Read Luke's full bio here.
 

 

Quick hits:

  • Former legal intern for Governor Asa Hutchinson
     

  • Former Research Assistant for Professor James Moliterno, Vincent Bradford Professor of Law at Washington & Lee University School of Law
     

  • Former Congressional Intern/Interim Staff Assistant for Congressman French Hill
     

  • Former War Room Analyst/Research Intern for the Republican National Committee