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Nicholas Advisory Board

Wisconsin Naming Partners Advisory Board

John J. Oros

Operating Partner

JC Flowers & Co LLC

Mr. Oros is an Operating Partner at J.C. Flowers & Co. Prior to being named an Operating Partner, Mr. Oros was a Managing Director of the firm from 2006-2018. Before joining J.C. Flowers, Mr. Oros held a number of executive positions at Enstar Group Limited, including the role of Executive Chairman from 2000 – 2010. Prior to that, Mr. Oros was an investment banker in the Financial Institutions Group of Goldman Sachs for almost 20 years, where he became a General Partner in 1986. In addition, Mr. Oros was appointed Chairman of the Federal Savings and Loan Council in 1987, where he served for two years.

Mr. Oros serves on the Board of Directors of Island Finance, Jefferson Capital and Fairstone Financial. Mr. Oros received a B.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin School of Business 

Oros lives in Ridgewood, N.J., with his wife Anne, who graduated from the School of Social Work at UW-Madison in 1971. They have four children and have been foster parents to 26 newborn children through the New Jersey Department of Children and Families and several private agencies. Oros is an appointee to the New Jersey Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect, a member of the Investment Committee of the Children’s Aid and Family Services of New Jersey and is chairman of the University of Wisconsin Foundation. Oros was an appointee as chairman of the Federal Savings and Loan Advisory Council and served 10 years on the Board of the Community Foundation of New Jersey. He is a Distinguished Eagle Scout and is a past president of the Ridgewood Glen-Rock Council of the Boy Scouts of America, a director of the Greater NY Council and served on the Northeast Region Board of the Boy Scouts of America.

In 2004, the Oros’ gave $1 million to the Wisconsin School of Business, naming the John J. and Anne W. Oros Dining Room and the Kenneth B. Wackman Courtyard at the Fluno Center for Executive Education on the UW-Madison campus and funding the John J. Oros MBA Speaker Series at the business school. John was named a Wisconsin Distinguished Business Alumnus in 1999.