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Ken Preede

Washington, DC | 202.579.8446
Fax | 202.217.2771

Ken Preede is the leader of Parker Poe Federal Strategies, a bipartisan lobbying practice supported by the full force of Parker Poe, a 275-attorney law firm with offices in the nation's capital, the Carolinas, and Georgia.

Ken has over 25 years of experience in Washington, DC, helping corporations and associations achieve their public policy priorities at the state and federal level. As a former government relations leader for a Fortune 500 company, a nationally recognized not-for-profit, and national associations, he has a deep understanding of his clients' perspectives and a significant track record of developing and advancing federal lobbying strategic plans. He serves clients in a variety of industries, with a focus on health care, local government, and higher education.

Ken's prior experience includes directing federal affairs for Molina Healthcare and serving on the senior leadership team for Commonwealth Care Alliance. He has also served as a lobbyist for the American Health Care Association, the American Seniors Housing Association, the National Multifamily Housing Council, and the Alzheimer's Association. His work for payers, providers, and consumers gives him a comprehensive perspective as he advises on policy and strategy, including related to Medicare, Medicaid, appropriations, and other health care issues.

In addition, Ken has held professional volunteer roles with high-profile Republican U.S. Senate campaigns and at several Republican National Conventions.

He has lived in the greater DC area for over 30 years and has built relationships across Washington's legislative and executive branches.

Featured Experience

  • Designed and advanced advocacy and lobbying strategies at the federal and state levels, including collaborating with clients' executive, government affairs, public relations, and investor relations personnel to ensure all levels can effectively communicate key positions on Capitol Hill and with the executive branch.
  • Advised C-suite and executive leadership teams at for-profit and nonprofit clients on developing and directing strategic plans for government affairs and facilitated their interaction with congressional and administration policymakers.
  • Served as the voice before government officials and advocated for or against legislation and regulation on behalf of clients.
  • Prepared clients to serve as witnesses before United States Senate and House of Representatives committees.