Ben Pollara, Legalizing Medicinal Marijuana….THE ISSUE
Ben Pollara, Legalizing Medicinal Marijuana… THE ISSUE
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Tuesday, August 12th , 2014
Ben Pollara is the Campaign Manager at United for Care, the main organization advocating for the approval of Amendment 2 in November. He is a founding partner of LSN Partners, which provides strategic counsel to clients as they manage their relationships with local, state and federal elected officials.
He also oversees LSN’s grassroots and grasstops advocacy practice. Ben services clients in a wide variety of government affairs and business development capacities, including: procurement, regulation, business-to-business sales, political strategy and the planning and execution of issue advocacy campaigns.
As one of the premier Democratic fundraisers in Florida over the last decade, Ben has relationships with elected officials both locally and nationally. He also runs a full-service political consulting and professional fundraising company that has represented numerous campaigns including: Senator Bill Nelson, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Representative Ted Deutch, among others.
Ben served as a member of President Obama’s 2012 National Finance Committee. He was also previously the Florida finance director for Hillary Clinton for President and the co-finance director of Alex Sink for Governor. He maintains strong relationships throughout the Obama administration and has excellent relationships with the Democratic members of the Florida congressional and senate delegations as well as with their senior staff.