Mark Greene is a veteran lobbyist with twenty-three years of experience. He has operated a solo, multi-client lobbying firm with a focus on healthcare for the past eight sessions of the Tennessee General Assembly. He specializes in professional practice issues including scope of practice, licensing and regulatory boards, hospital and outpatient facility matters, pharmaceuticals and insurance.
Mark’s was previously employed by the Tennessee Medical Association where, as Director of Government Affairs, he was responsible for all state lobbying and public policy activity as well as liaison with the AMA on Congressional and federal issues. In addition, he oversaw the operations of the state’s largest political action committee.
His representative clients include the Tennessee Psychological Association, Tennessee Pharmacists Association, and Assisted Living Federation of America. In past years he has represented such diverse interests as the Tennessee Hospital Association, Government-owned Hospitals, Tennessee Association for Home Care, Tennessee Academy of Ophthalmology, Tennessee Nurses Association, Vacation Lodging Association and Interstate Logos.
More recently, Mark has developed an expertise in legislation and rules governing the practice of lobbying. He served as chairman of the 260-member Tennessee Lobbyists Association for two crucial years which included the Tennessee Waltz scandal and its political aftermath – the Comprehensive Governmental Ethics Reform Act of 1996. Since that time, he has acted as the registered lobbyist for his peers, representing the TLA before the legislature and the newly-created Tennessee Ethics Commission on such topics as registration, fees, PACs, ethics training, codes of conduct and financial reporting.