Marilyn is the owner and president of Worksmart LLC, a training and consulting firm that specializes in organizational effectiveness and leadership, team building, diversity audits, consulting and training. Marilyn has completed training at the Center for Organizational Design in Denver, Colo., and was a certified consultant for 360 Solutions, a national seminar company. She has worked with organizations in a variety of industries including nonprofits, religion, manufacturing, healthcare, business, government and education.
Clark was also a visiting professor at the University of Kentucky, teaching classes in strategic media planning and television, radio, cable, and Internet programming. Clark has over 15 years of broadcast management experience and was the vice president, station manager at WLEX-TV, the NBC affiliate in Lexington. She has worked at television stations in Dallas, Philadelphia, and Birmingham where she oversaw television operations, program acquisitions, producing and writing television programs and community relations.
She has worked in several capacities on boards of directors for the Lexington Arts and Cultural Council, the Lexington Center, Commerce Lexington, the Family Care Center, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, the Opportunity for Work and Learning (OWL), the United Way of the Bluegrass and the Central Kentucky YMCA and the YMCA Black Achievers Program. Marilyn has been honored with many awards including the Junior League 75 Women of the Year, Lane Report’s Top Women in Business, the Alpha Kappa Alpha Spirit of the Ivy Award, and the Lexington Herald-Leader’s Top Ten to Know in Broadcasting.