Home > Team > Mark Clack
Mark Clack

Mark Clack

Share |

Senior Vice President

Mark Clack has worked for over twenty years on various facets of public policy. Applying his professional experience in the U.S. Congress, in politics, at NGOs and within the private sector, Mr. Clack helps clients navigate within the U.S. Congress, the Department of State, the Department of Defense, USAID and other federal decision making bodies. Mr. Clack's experience drafting and advising on legislation and oversight activities has been invaluable to clients from many different corners of the country and world. Mr. Clack moved to his current position from KRL International where he conducted issue advocacy, profile-building, outreach, research and analysis on behalf of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia, ArcelorMittal London, Liberia, Chevron and numerous others. Prior to joining the private sector, Mr. Clack served as a Senior Legislative Assistant for Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD)and staffed the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and OSCE. During his tenure he led efforts to create the Prince George's County Africa Trade Office. Mr.Clack also worked for House Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member Sam Gejdenson (D-CT)and served as his Senior Advisor for Africa, sustainable development and public health. Prior to serving on the committee Mr.Clack was Congressional Liaison to the Africa Development Foundation and Congressional Black Caucus staff for Chairman Kweisi Mfume (D-MD). Mr. Clack was the national Field Secretary and Director of Branch and Field services for the NAACP where he was responsible for 1700 youth, college and adult units. He also served as the Deputy Director for Public Campaign, focusing on clean election issues. In addition, Mr. Clack was Legislative Director for Kweisi Mfume and staffed the Committee on Small Business and the Committee on Education and Labor. He has also worked on a dozen political campaigns at the local, state and federal levels.
"A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people." —Will Rogers
Related Blogs
Cassidy Hosts African Delegation for Women and Youth Panel
Her Excellency, Hajiya Amina Namadi Sambo, Wife of the Vice President of Nigeria and His Excellency Professor Adebowale Ibidapo Adefuye the Ambassador of Nigeria to the United States led a delegation recently for a panel discussion at the Cassidy & Associates office in Washington, D.C.
What’s the Real Reason Why The White House Should Go to Africa?
President Obama’s trip next week to sub-Saharan Africa has generated quite a bit of attention recently in Washington, not for its merits or goals, but its expense.
Will Obama’s Summer Trip to Africa ‘Power’ His Legacy to the Continent?
In the first of a two part interview, Cassidy & Associates Senior Vice President Mark Clack discusses a renewed emphasis on Africa by the White House as it prepares for President Obama's trip to sub-Saharan Africa this summer and a potential initiative addressing "energy poverty" on the continent.
Related News
Sidley Austin's Top 10 on DOJ's Resource Guide to the FCPA
Cassidy's longtime corporate counsel Sidley Austin is out today with its Top 10 Takeaways to help better understand the recent release of the Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by the U.S. Department of Justice.
AgriThority Strategic Partnership in WAPO
Cassidy & Associates strategic partnership with AgriThority covered in the Washington Post.
On the Ground Success Story from MSH
Margret Hartley shares on the ground success story from STRIDES for Family Health, a USAID-funded program in Uganda led by MSH.
+ Read More Blogs
+ Read More News
design & development: Fathom Creative, Inc. (fathomcreative.com), Matthew Stevenson, Efrat Levush, Brent Maxwell