Senator Connie Mack represented the State of Florida in the United States Congress for 18 years, including 12 years in the United States Senate where he played a leading role in economic and health care issues. Senator Mack led a historic bipartisan Congressional effort to double funding over a five-year period for biomedical research conducted through the National Institutes of Health. At the time of his retirement in 2001, Senator Mack served as the Republican Conference Chairman, making him the third-ranking member of the Senate Republican leadership.
Senator Mack became the first Republican in Florida history to be re-elected to the U.S. Senate in 1994 when he received more than 70 percent of the vote, more than any other Republican candidate in the nation. Prior to his election to the Senate, he served three two-year terms as a member of the House of Representatives from southwest Florida. In April 1994, Mack was named by Campaign and Elections magazine as one of the 20 most popular elected officials in America. As a House member, U.S. News and World Report identified him as one of the nation’s most effective “new rising political stars.”
For the past 10 years, Senator Mack has worked with clients to develop and implement strategies to successfully achieve their legislative policy goals. In 2007, he became a founding Partner and Senior Policy Advisor with Liberty Partners of Florida, LLC in Tallahassee and continued in these roles as the partnership expanded in January 2010 into Liberty Partners Group, LLC in Washington, DC. Appointed by President Bush in 2005, Senator Mack served as Chairman of the President’s Advisory Panel for Federal Tax Reform. Currently, Senator Mack serves as Chairman Emeritus, serving after years as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa, Florida. He was a founding trustee of the American Cancer Society Foundation and served as past President. The Senator is a member of the Board of Directors of the Mutual of America Life Insurance Company, is Vice Chairman of M2Gen, and serves on the Board of the Moffitt Cancer Center.