Rob Green is executive director of the National Council of Chain Restaurants (NCCR). In this role, he is responsible for overall management of the association’s activities. NCCR, a division of the National Retail Federation, is the leading trade association exclusively representing chain restaurant companies and its members include the country’s most respected and innovative quick-service and table-service restaurants.
Before joining NCCR in 2011, Green was vice president of government and political affairs at the National Retail Federation (NRF). Green came to NRF from the National Restaurant Association, where he promoted the restaurant industry’s policy agenda in Washington as vice president of federal relations. He has been recognized by The Hill as one of the top small business lobbyists in the Nation’s Capital.
Green has also served in a variety of positions on Capitol Hill including senior staff on the House Education and the Workforce Committee and chief of staff and legislative director for several members of Congress.
Green has led a number of business coalitions engaged in federal advocacy on key legislative and policy initiatives. He regularly addresses gatherings of business executives, industry trade associations, and other stakeholder groups, providing analysis and insights regarding federal public policy developments.
Green is a graduate of Dickinson College. He and his wife Jo-Marie live in Bethesda, Maryland.