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Jennifer J. Green, CAE, DPL

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President & Owner
Liberty Partners of Tallahassee, LLC

Jennifer Green is President and owner of Liberty Partners of Tallahassee, LLC and founded the firm in early 2007 with former U.S. Senator Connie Mack. With over 24 years of experience in political, lobbying and grassroots activities in the State of Florida she consults primarily on state Legislative and Executive branch issues affecting corporations, trade associations, local governments and not-for-profits. Jennifer is the Past Chairman of the Florida Association of Professional Lobbyists (FAPL) and still serves on the board and in numerous capacities within the organization including as a trustee of the FAPL Educational Foundation. She helped develop the DPL credentialing program. 

Prior to Liberty Partners, Jennifer served as the Deputy Executive Director and lead lobbyist for the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA). Jennifer headed up the legislative, communications, regulatory, political committee and membership functions of the 18,000-plus member organization with a $13 million annual budget. Jennifer’s direct staff reports consisted of more than 20 management and director-level employees. She represented the CPA profession as a registered lobbyist before the Florida Legislature and Cabinet for more than a decade. 

Jennifer was responsible for the administration and fundraising efforts of five political action committees totaling more than $350,000 in contributions per election cycle and a statewide grassroots network with more than 400 individual CPAs. Previous to her tenure with the FICPA, she lobbied the Florida Legislature on behalf of the Florida Bankers Association and a private lobbying firm. In addition, Jennifer participated in several statewide Florida political campaigns including the 1992 Bush-Quayle Presidential campaign and former Governor Jeb Bush's 1994 and 1998 campaigns. 

In addition to lobbying, Jennifer's background includes experience in many aspects of advocacy including political action committee fundraising, grassroots activities, coalition building, strategic management, communications, member relations and marketing. Jennifer has a wide range of business-related expertise, but has focused recently on professional regulatory issues, state and local taxation, local government auditing issues, not-for-profit and for-profit accounting and auditing issues, legal liability reform, constitutional amendment reform and common interest realty association regulation. Jennifer has worked with several successful business coalitions and directed the efforts of a group of 27 organizations that successfully defeated a proposed constitutional amendment that would have created a services tax in Florida. 

Jennifer earned her Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation from the American Society of Association Executive (ASAE) after graduating from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce four-year association management program. Jennifer also earned the Designated Professional Lobbyist (DPL) title from the Florida Association of Professional Lobbyists (FAPL). Jennifer is a member of ASAE, the Florida Society Association Executives (FSAE) and serves on the boards of FAPL, Florida Chamber Political Institute, Florida Chamber CCE and is a past member of FSAE's Board and Foundation. Jennifer received her Bachelor Degree in Political Science from Florida State University. She and her husband reside in Tallahassee, Florida.