Christopher A. Clark is a senior vice president of philanthropic counsel at Bentz Whaley Flessner, where he works with leading independent schools, liberal arts colleges, research universities, health systems, and social services organizations. His emphasis is on campaign readiness, annual giving, alumni relations, major gifts, and developing extensive volunteer programs. His work focuses on identifying program integration opportunities, effectively training and deploying volunteers, and understanding culture to create captivating and effective stories while interpreting data so that the constituent engagement feels personal.
Prior to consulting, Chris’ two decade advancement career included leadership positions at Carleton College and The Blake School. Chris is a recognized leader in philanthropy, having chaired and presented at S.T.A.F.F. Conferences, and presented at CASE Conferences and other gatherings. He graduated from St. Paul’s School and holds a BA from Carleton College and an MBA from the Carlson School of Business at the University of Minnesota.