Founded in 2005, Morrison Capitol Strategies is run by Theodore G. W. Morrison, Jr., a registered lobbyist who has successfully helped clients representing such fields as education, healthcare, financial services, nonprofits, municipal government, information technology, labor and insurance. With over twenty years of legislative experience in government relations, contract procurement, political fundraising, and consulting, Mr. Morrison has advocated for passage of legislation beneficial to his clients' livelihood and defeated legislation destined to eliminate jobs, revenue, and stifle competitiveness.
Prior to founding MCS, Mr. Morrison worked as a contract lobbyist for REJ & Associates. In addition, Mr. Morrison served as Manager of Government Relations for Bone McAllester Norton PLLC. While there, he established the law firm’s first government relations division.
Mr. Morrison also served as Associate Director of Government Relations for the Tennessee Bankers Association. His notable achievements while there include passage of reciprocal bank branching powers, passage of the revised U.C.C. Article 9, and passage of the federal Gramm-Leach-Bliley Financial Modernization Act. He also created and implemented the Young Bankers “Day On The Hill” program and coordinated the TBA BankPac program – the state’s largest PAC.
Prior to his service with the Tennessee Bankers Association, he worked for the Secretary of State’s Library & Archives Division specializing in the areas of legislative research, bill tracking and monitoring.
Mr. Morrison has served and continues to serve on numerous boards including: Hands On Nashville, the Family Center, the Sexual Assault Center, Williamson County Child Advocacy Center, the Nashville Children’s Theater, the Vanderbilt Alumni Association, and the Tennessee Lobbyists Association.
A native Nashvillian, Mr. Morrison received his bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University in 1992. In his free time, Theo enjoys spending time with his family and exercise. In addition to being an avid soccer player, drummer, and history buff, Theo enjoys genealogy, collecting political memorabilia, and exploring the many cultural and philanthropic events in Nashville.