It is with heavy hearts that we at UncoverDC announce the passing of Dr. Oliver McGee III. Dr. McGee was a speaker, professor, researcher, administrator, and Advisor to Governments, Corporations, and Philanthropy. Oliver left his footprints of brilliance in the White House and was an accomplished researcher, professor, in the Science Technology Engineering and Math field that will never be forgotten. He has written about his switch from being a Democrat to a Republican and about being a Republican in the "age of Obama" in his book Jumping the Aisle. He has provided public advocacy on capital, technology, and U.S. competitiveness strategies for several political campaigns including Hillary for President 2008, McCain-Palin 2008, Romney-Ryan 2012, and Trump-Pence 2016 campaigns.
Dr. McGee's obituary reads in part:
"Oliver George McGee III, Ph.D, M.B.A., CFRM, AFWCI (affectionately known to his family as WeeBee, known to many as Oli or Dr. M), born October 28, 1957, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 7, 2020 at 1:04pm at the Capital Caring Health Halquist Center in Arlington, VA. He was the first of three children and only son born to the marital union of the late Oliver McGee Jr. and Jean Wilson (formerly McGee, nee Arnold) in Cincinnati, Ohio".
"In addition to his academic work, Dr. McGee lead Partnership Possibilities for America, a consulting firm based in Washington D.C. This group has worked with high-profile clientele in both public and private sectors, including the Fortune 500. Oliver gave many speeches at outreach and engagement events. He was a keynote speaker at seminars for clients such as NASA, MIT, University of Cincinnati, and George Washington University. He was dedicated to assisting with his client’s projects to success and using pertinent books and publications he authored to supplement his speaking engagements. Dr. McGee was a much sought-after television news pundit and commentator on Social, Technological, Educational, Economic, and Political (STEEP) issues. He appeared on many programs on stations including, CNN, Sky News, BBC, and Fox News, among others. Oliver’s print commentaries were featured in publications such as CNN, Yahoo! Finance, ABC/CBS/NBC News, The Daily Telegraph, USA Today, New York Post, CNBC, and many more".
"Many of you have asked how you can help during this difficult time. I know times are tough for everyone. In lieu of sending plants and flowers, we appreciate monetary donations to Oliver’s Memorial Fund at https://www.gofundme.com/f/dr-oliver-george-mcgee-iii-memorial-fund?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link-tip&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet. This will help with the unexpected end of life expenses, Celebration of his Life, and laying his remains to rest. Please feel free to send cards to the family in care of Brenda McGee; 6501 Parrish Avenue; Cincinnati, Ohio 45239".
A Memorial Service and Celebration of Oliver’s Life will be held on Saturday, June 27, 2020; 1 pm; at Zion Global Ministries; 9180 Cincinnati Columbus Rd, West Chester Township, OH 45069. The family request that all attending ceremony wear a mask.
We appreciate Dr. McGee's contribution to this great country. His voice will truly be missed.