Carol Brown

A founding partner of Southern Strategy Group’s Alabama office, Carol Brown has spent more than 25 years lobbying and working within her home state’s ever-changing health care and business arenas. Before joining Southern Strategy Group, Carol served as Vice President of Governmental Affairs and Manager of Federal Affairs for the Business Council of Alabama, the state’s largest and most diverse business trade organization.

Carol has worked on both sides of the political aisle, assisting Republican and Democratic candidates with their re-election bids and developing key relationships throughout the halls of government. A 1985 Auburn University graduate, Carol began her career in journalism covering politics and health care issues for the state’s capital city newspaper, The Montgomery Advertiser.

Since joining Southern Strategy Group, Carol continues representing clients throughout the business spectrum, including the energy, insurance, and pharmaceutical industries, as well as health care providers, telecommunications, and disaster recovery arenas. Carol has excellent working relationships with both the legislative and executive branches of government as well as strong relationships throughout Alabama’s business and trade association communities. Carol’s contacts include many of Alabama’s regulatory agencies, such as the Insurance Department, Public Health, Medicaid, the State Health Planning and Development Agency, Industrial Relations, Homeland Security, and the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs.