Chuck McMullen co-leads Parker Poe Consulting’s Atlanta office. Through serving clients in Georgia and around the country, he has built deep political and business networks, as well as a reputation for managing complex legislative issues at all levels of government.
Chuck has more than 20 years of experience managing government relations for public and private sector clients in the pharmaceutical, health care provider, food and beverage, and energy infrastructure industries. He has leveraged his relationships and public policy experience to provide clients with legislative results at the local, regional, and national levels.
Prior to joining Parker Poe Consulting, Chuck was a senior director in Atlanta for two international law firms, serving as the state government affairs team lead and practice group leader, respectively. He has served in various leadership positions with law and public affairs firms for more than 15 years. He also worked in Washington, D.C., as a regional political director for the American Medical Association responsible for 127 congressional districts in the Southeast and Southwest. In addition, he served as chief of staff to former congressman and U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price when he was Georgia’s first Republican majority leader of the state Senate.
Chuck has been named a top player in the Georgia legislature by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019, as well as one of James magazine’s 2016 top male lobbyists. He has also received the President Award from the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians. He is deeply involved in the Georgia community, serving on the state Chamber of Commerce’s board of governors and the Georgia Charitable Care Network’s board of directors.