Mark C. Clack

Mark Clack has worked for over twenty years on various facets of international affairs and foreign policy. Applying his professional experience in the U.S. House of Representatives, in politics, at NGOs and within the private sector, Mr. Clack conducts advocacy on human rights issues, conflict resolution, global health and foreign assistance, with strong focus on Africa, the Middle East and Europe. He helps clients navigate and promote clients’ interests 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 provisions of the State, Foreign Operations Appropriations legislation and numerous other foreign affairs bills has been invaluable to clients from many different corners of the world.

Mr. Clack came to Cassidy & Associates 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 Latin America and numerous others. Prior to joining the private sector, Mr. Clack served as Legislative Director and Foreign Policy staff for three different Members of Congress, including as Professional Staff Member for the House International Relations Committee, where he was Africa policy advisor to Ranking Member Sam Gejdenson (D-CT), Rep. Kweisi Mfume (D-MD) and Senator Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD). Mr. Clack has also lived in Africa and served as the Congressional Liaison for the U.S. African Development Foundation. Mr. Clack earned his B.S. in Political Science from Morgan State University.