Testimonials

Mark has been the lobbyist for the Florida Holocaust Museum for very many years. It is well known that the Museum has one of the very best lobbyists in Tallahassee. The Museum is very fortunate that this talented and fine man lends us his expertise.

Lisl Schick
Holocaust Survivor and Board Member

Mark Anderson has been the lobbyist for the Florida Holocaust Museum for more than 17 years. He does an extraordinary job of representing the Museum by continually educating state legislators about the value the Museum provides and its critical role in Holocaust education in the state of Florida. Mark is excellent at building relationships and many state legislators have remarked that ‘the Florida Holocaust Museum has one of the best lobbyists in Tallahassee.’ We have benefitted significantly as a result of Mark’s efforts. The entire of Board of Directors considers Mark a dear friend of the Florida Holocaust Museum. I consider Mark a dear friend – period.


Marty Borell
Past Chair, Florida Holocaust Museum

Mark is the first lobbyist we hired, and he has been our only lobbyist. There is a reason for that. He works tirelessly to help us advance our important mission.

Legislators, regardless of side of the aisle, often remark to us that Mark is one of the most respected lobbyists in Tallahassee. I am always proud to have him on our side.


Michael Igel, Esq.

Board Chair, Florida Holocaust Museum

It has been both an honor and a privilege to have Mark represent our organization. His reputation is one of honesty and integrity. I have found his counsel and guidance over the years to be well thought out and extremely sound. I absolutely would recommend Mark – he is a consummate professional.


Debbie Reinhardt

President, Chief Executive Officers of Management Companies

Mark is one of the most passionate individuals I have ever come across when it comes to delivering for his clients. Mark understands that relationships are key in helping get things done and Mark has always been a pleasure to work with while exceeding expectations!


Hemant Patel

Vice President of Development, Choice Hotels

Mark is a valued asset in understanding how the legislative process works. If you have a business and you don’t have someone like Mark on your team you are short in a critical position. He was a very large factor in helping us navigate the legislative landscape in Florida Govt. I promise you he will make a difference for you, your team and/or industry.


Dean Akers
CEO, Ideal Image, COO, LM Funding

Mark has been a key component of our success. His efforts have allowed us to not only survive but also thrive in an increasingly complex state like Florida. Without Mark’s help there is no telling where we would be today.


Blair Newton
President, Professional Bayway Management

During our toughest times in this industry, Mark Anderson has proven to be a man of his word. As our lobbyist, he fights for our goals, educates our elected officials, and provides information necessary in the law making process. He is a meticulously detailed person with the endurance of a lion. I would hire him anytime.


Dominick Scannavino

President, Management & Associates

Mark has done an excellent job representing our company and our industry. He has been tireless in helping us develop and implement effective strategies that achieve our objectives while demonstrating his invaluable understanding of government which has allowed us to educate our policymakers in Tallahassee. We are very pleased with the relationship and his services.


David Furlow
CEO, Leland Management

Mark Anderson has been working with the Northeast Florida Fair Association to ensure Funding for our Capital Improvement Projects for the past four years. He has been a valuable asset as a Professional Consultant and Lobbyist. Because of his desire to help us succeed, we have certainly chosen the right person to speak on our behalf. We would highly recommend Mark Anderson Consulting!


Paulette Kirkland
Director, Northeast Florida Fair Association

Mark approaches legislative advocacy with honesty, dedication, knowledge, and respect. He is a true professional who provides a positive connotation to the term “lobbyist”.


Mark Jeffries

Legislative Administrator, Orange County Government

I worked with Mark when I have been on the boards of directors and chair of two non-profit corporations. Mark is very professional, knowledgeable, responsive, unfailingly courteous and a pleasure to work with. He particularly understands the legislative process in Florida and how to effectively work with legislators.


Nat Doliner
Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Law, Carlton Fields

Mark has been a great asset to Nassau County through his vast contacts in Tallahassee and his knowledge of how the Legislature – and government in general – works. As a small local government, it is paramount that we have a watch dog in Tallahassee keeping us up to date on issues that affect our taxpayers. I’m glad we have Mark as our lobbyist and someone I can count as a friend.


County Commissioner Walter “Junior” Boatright

Nassau Board of County Commissioners

Mark’s relationships with key decision makers in our State combined with his political and legislative expertise has been an integral part in our company’s ability to achieve greater financial success. We have found Mark to perform at the highest levels of integrity and resolve to achieve our company’s needs. With great confidence, we look forward to continuing our ongoing relationship with Mark.


Thad Brannon

President, Lake Environmental Resources

Mark has been an excellent partner. He knows our history, programs and services, and he has been very successful in helping us to tell our story to key elected officials. Mark is highly respected across party affiliations, and his word is golden. He has delivered positive outcomes for our agency even through the most challenging legislative sessions.


Dr. Sandra E. Braham

President and Chief Executive Officer, Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Community Services

Mark Anderson is exceptional, respected and relentless in his commitment to positioning clients for success! We are so fortunate to have him as an advocate for our industry. We have experienced and been beneficiaries of his network of relationships on local, state and federal levels. His work ethic inspires. We trust him immensely. We’re blessed to call such an incredibly good person our partner and friend.


Lisa E. Lombardo

Chief People and Culture Officer, HDG Hotels

Mark is a tireless representative of the interests in an industry I work in. But more importantly, Mark has the unique gift of having the ability to totally focus on you in a conversation, and make you feel like you matter, because we all do. I highly recommend Mark for what he provides, but recommend him more as a true gentleman.


Wayne Srsen

Strategic Partnership Developer, American Building Contractors, Inc. 

Accomplishments

Some of the many successes of our Firm’s career include:

Secured more than $100 million in state appropriations for clients.

Passed legislation creating public-private partnerships for road construction or public infrastructure projects for small counties.

Consistently defeated efforts to expand short term rentals in Florida’s neighborhoods.

Passed legislation creating the state-funded tuition assistance program, The Access to Better Learning in Education Program (ABLE) and secured full funding of the ABLE Grant Program with subsequent funding increases.

Passed historic legislation protecting homeowners and Community Associations from higher fees and assessments and burdensome legal liability.

Passed legislation increasing renewal fees for the “Florida Education” license plate.

Secured first public appropration for Holocaust instruction in Florida and subsequent funding increases.

Created the “School District Matching Grants Program” to leverage private investment in public education and secured full funding and subsequent funding increases.

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