Christian Caballero is a public affairs director with Foley & Lardner LLP. He has a vast level of experience gained during his time as a public servant at both the state and federal levels, and as an advocate on behalf of the healthcare and business communities.
Whether advocating on behalf of emergency room practitioners or promoting the affordability and availability of healthcare services, Mr. Caballero has a proven record of achievement in pursuit of healthier and more efficient economic environments.
By devising and implementing strategies on how to overcome legislative and regulatory hurdles, he provides critical services to healthcare providers within what are often daunting political and bureaucratic government entities.
Notably, he also serves as the Chairman and President of the Telehealth Association of Florida (TAF). Mr. Caballero is a member of the firm’s Government & Public Policy Practice.
Prior to joining Foley, Mr. Caballero was the government affairs manager for Farmers Insurance Group, representing the company’s regulatory and legislative interests before the state governments of Florida, Louisiana, and Georgia.
He previously served as president of Jackson Place Consulting, LLC. (JPC), a government affairs and crisis communication firm based in Tallahassee, Florida. During his time at JPC, Mr. Caballero focused his practice on the preservation of conservation lands in Florida.
He also appeared as a commentator on Court TV, discussing strategies organizations should use when responding to unexpected and/or tragic events.
Prior to joining the Department of Juvenile Justice, he served as deputy director of cabinet affairs to Florida Governor Jeb Bush. He advised Governor Bush on matters related to insurance regulation, highway safety matters, land acquisition, growth management, alternative energy development and environmental conservation.
Notably, Mr. Caballero was the governor’s primary advisor during the acquisition of 74,000 acres by the state, the single largest conservation land purchase in the history of Florida.
Mr. Caballero earned a J.D. from Florida State University College of Law and a B.A. in political science, cum laude, from Greensboro College.
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