You're the Cure alerts for Florida will soon come from Mark Landreth, our Senior Government Relations Director in the state. If you haven't met Mark yet, we'd like to introduce you.
Before joining our team six months ago, Mark served as the Executive Director for the Florida Association of Professional Lobbyists for five years, where he increased membership by 20 percent and generated a 15 percent growth in conference sponsorships. Prior to his work with FAPL, he was the Director of Legislative Development for eight years and Vice President of Legislative Affairs for two years at the League of Southeastern Credit Unions, where he managed contract lobbyists, grassroots and support staff. He was also the Executive Director for the Florida Optometric Association for twelve years, where among multiple accomplishments he created and implemented a nationwide effort for disaster relief assistance for members devastated by Hurricane Andrew (Project FLOAT). This program later served as a national model for efforts in disaster relief across the country.
Mark has two Bachelor’s Degrees; one in Journalism from UF and another in Political Science from UCF. He is a Certified Association Executive, Graduate, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institutes for Organization Management and a graduate of Leadership Tallahassee. In addition to his long list of professional accomplishments, he has also numerous civic, charitable and professional organizations.