Joseph McCann Senior Policy Director
Joseph McCann serves as Senior Policy Director at Pittman Law Group. With over 25 years of experience, Joe has worked in nearly all levels of government. In the public sector, Joe worked as a Legislative Aide for Congressman James L. Bacchus in Washington, D.C. as well as Chief Legislative Aide in both the Florida House of Representatives and the Florida Senate. This experience coupled with his years of work as a lobbyist offer Joe a unique perspective into the mind and practices of a legislator. Joe also worked in various positions in federal and state campaigns culminating in his service as Campaign Manager for Attorney General Bob Butterworth’s final re-election campaign.
In the private sector, Joe was a founding member of Ballard Partners, Inc. Over the ensuing 15 years, he played a key role in helping develop Ballard Partners from a small startup into one of the largest lobbying firms in the state. Joe has represented a wide range of clients from local governments to Fortune 500 companies. Past clients include 3M, Cardinal Health, HCR Manor Care and AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals as well as professional sports franchises like the New York Yankees, Miami Heat and Tampa Bay Lightning. His past work with local governments include the City of Boca Raton, City of Delray Beach, City of Pembroke Pines, and the Charlotte County Board of County Commissioners.
Joe has received numerous advocacy awards from clients such as the Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology, the Marine Industry Association of Florida, and Barr Laboratories to name a few. He has also served in several leadership capacities in North Florida, most significantly with the Boy Scouts of America and as a member of the Board of Trustees at Holy Comforter Episcopal School. Joe is the proud father of three children: Joseph, Molly, and Sean Patrick.