Phone: (515) 281-3371
Committees: Rules and Administration (Vice Chair), Appropriations, Administrative Rules Review, Legislative Council
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A life-long Iowan, Senator Jack Whitver is a small business owner and an attorney who resides in Ankeny with his wife, Rachel, and three children.
An entrepreneur at heart, Senator Whitver spent the last 10 years growing his small business, Acceleration Iowa, into three locations. He also owns three CrossFit locations in Central Iowa.
Senator Whitver is a graduate of Iowa State University, where he was a three-year starter for the Cyclone football team. He finished his eligibility ranked in the Top 10 in all-time receiving yards and all-time receptions.
After his first three seasons of eligibility, Senator Whitver graduated with a B.S. in Exercise Science and went on to earn his Master’s in Business Administration in December 2003. He was named an Academic All-American and twice named first-team Academic All-Big 12. While at Iowa State, he helped lead the Cyclones to three bowl games.
Senator Whitver graduated in 2012 from Drake University Law School, and practices law at the Whitaker Hagenow and Gustoff firm in downtown Des Moines. He specializes in estate planning and business law.
As a business owner with a legal background, Senator Whitver brings a young, energetic and unique perspective to the Capitol. He believes smaller, more efficient government is most effective for creating jobs, achieving prosperity and governing our country.
He will fight to balance the budget in Iowa, reduce property taxes and eliminate wasteful spending.