IT Executive with over 20 years of experience in leading IT operations for public and private organizations. LGCIO from University of Georgia - Carl Vinson Institute for Government, BBA in General Business Administration from Georgia College and State University, and Associate of Arts from Oxford College of Emory University.
Author – How to Build an IT Department from Chaos to Continual System Improvement, © 2018.
In recent years, Clark has been a change agent building or rebuilding IT Departments for City, County, and State Governments and serving in the roles of IT Director and CIO. Clark has served as project manager for multiple enterprise level IT projects, business analyst conducting many business process reviews and improvement plans, strategic planning, budget planning and maintenance, staff development and management, and many technical certification specialties.
Over the past twelve years, he has served on the Board of GA GMIS (president in 2010), and currently serves as Secretary/Treasurer.
Currently serving his eighth consecutive term as GMIS International Director www.gmis.org, Clark has worked closely with International partners in the formalization of LOLA (Linked Organization of Local Authorities – www.lola-ict.org ), which was formalized in 2013 and includes executives representing Australia, Belgium, Canada, Netherlands, New Zealand, Sweden, United Kingdom, and United States. Clark also as served on the board of GA GMIS for over ten years.
Clark is the past President of “HTTP” (Henry Telecommunications and Technology Partnership), and was awarded the GMIS Outstanding Professional Award (previously MISAPA) in 2001.
Outside of work, Clark enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends, fishing, horseback riding, and menagerie of animals on his “hobby farm” out in the country.
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