Senior Program Officer
Clark leads the Foundation’s grantmaking efforts in disability, as well as its entrepreneurship program. He established two of the Foundation’s recent major initiatives: the Coleman Foundation Faculty Entrepreneurship Fellows Program which funded college educators who embed self-employment concepts within courses across many disciplines, and Intersect for Ability, a network of community organizations serving individuals with developmental disabilities.
Prior to joining the Foundation, Clark held a number of diverse finance and procurement strategy positions at Kraft Foods, Inc. where he also led a group of employees in grantmaking activities as part of a major workplace giving program. He serves on the board of directors of Exponent Philanthropy, the country’s largest association of grant makers. Clark holds a BA in economics from Northwestern University and an MBA from the University of Michigan. He resides in Chicago with his wife, daughter and son where they are active members of their church and vigorous consumers of urban recreation opportunity.