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Laura Y. Clark

Director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond since 2014

Laura Clark is chief impact officer for United Way of Central Carolinas and is responsible for developing and implementing community investment strategies that support the organization’s mission.

Clark was previously executive director of Renaissance West Community Initiative, a comprehensive community revitalization effort focused on West Boulevard in Charlotte, North Carolina. Prior to that, she served as director of The Larry King Center at the Council for Children’s Rights and director of Evaluation and Community Impact for United Way of Central Carolinas.

Clark graduated summa cum laude from Appalachian State University in 1999 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She earned her master’s degree in clinical/community psychology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2002.

Clark has been engaged with a variety of civic committees and nonprofit boards, including the YMCA Community Development Committee and the Charlotte Family Housing Board of Directors. She also chaired the Outcomes & Evaluation Team for the Mecklenburg County System of Care, which provides mental health services to children with emotional disturbances.  Clark is an adjunct faculty member at Queens University, where she teaches courses in the Human & Community Services Department, and owns a nonprofit consulting firm that provides program design and evaluation services as well as board facilitation for local nonprofit agencies.

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