Meet Dr. Clark

Dr. Marilyn A Clark

Dr. Clark is a career and leadership consultant and executive coach. She is the founder of Clark Consulting Group, a boutique Talent Development firm where she is President/CEO and Principal Consultant. In her private practice, Dr. Clark works with mid-level to senior-level female professionals across multiple industries.

An accomplished writer and international speaker, she presented and co-authored Cultural Values and Career Choice: Considerations for Human Resources Development Theory and Practice at the Annual Korean Academy of Human Resources Development Conference in Seoul, South Korea. She facilitated at Diversity Best Practices, Network + Affinity Leadership Congress, NALC Chicago 2015. She held a workshop at the 2016 National Minority Supplier Diversity Council Conference and Business Opportunity Exchange.

She is a contributing writer for Diversity MBA Magazine and she has served as assistant editor for the published conference proceedings for the African American and Latino Adult Education Research Symposium hosted in Chicago by Northern Illinois University. Currently, she serves as a board member of the Chicagoland Chapter of the Association for Talent Development (ATD), the world’s largest professional association dedicated to the learning and development field.

Dr. Clark holds a Doctorate from Northern Illinois University in Adult and Continuing Education with a research focus on organization effectiveness and leadership development. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Human Resources Development from Northeastern Illinois University. She is a graduate of the” Boardroom Bound® Boardology™ Institute” and profiled in the National Director-Candidate Database©.”

Currently, she teaches graduate level courses at National Louis University in the College of Management and Business. Dr. Clark has served as an adjunct professor at Northeastern Illinois University and Keller Graduate College where she taught graduate courses in organizational development and human resource management.

As a graduate of the National Speakers Association of Illinois Speakers Academy, Dr. Clark is both an accomplished speaker and trainer. Her training experience has included working with Right Management for such companies as Office Depot, Inc. Motorola, DeVry, Honeywell and through Clark Consulting Group she has developed and presented numerous training programs with such organizations as Wells Fargo Bank, Bank of America, Navistar, Unilever, Southcentral Foundation, and W.W. Grainger.

Clark Consulting Group is certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) and the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), qualifying the firm as a Woman Business Enterprise and Minority Business Enterprise (MBE).

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