“We’re excited to welcome Karen as our new Business Development Director at a time of unprecedented growth. Her experience, not only in business development but in the government industry, is invaluable,” said John Desch, Chief Commercial Officer.
Clark brings more than 20 years of operations, analysis and business development experience to the Kansas City team. Working closely with Ross & Baruzzini leadership, Clark is responsible for developing strategies to grow business in the higher education and research, healthcare, government and utilities markets.
Before joining Ross & Baruzzini, Clark graduated from the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York with a degree in management and systems engineering. Upon graduation, she was commissioned as an Officer in the U.S. Army where she served for 12 years in various transportation and military intelligence positions.
After her time in uniform, Clark continued to support the Army as a contracted Military Analyst on Fort Leavenworth for eight years. She holds a master’s degree in adult education and a graduate certificate in conflict resolution from Kansas State University.
Clark joins Ross & Baruzzini as it adds to its roster of clients in the Kansas City area including University of Missouri – Kansas City, Kansas State University, University of Kansas, MRIGlobal and Kansas Army National Guard.