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Lorena K. Clark, PCC CPC ELI-MP is a certified executive coach and management consultant with more than 30 years of leadership experience with multinational corporations, providing business strategies, talent, and executive development solutions and coaching to companies globally. She is highly skilled in managing the human resource components of mergers, acquisitions, and startups. Having worked and lived abroad her knowledge of international business issues, laws, regulations and customs allows her to advise companies that are expanding rapidly across international boundaries. Ms. Clark’s human resources and business management experience was acquired while working for Fortune 500 companies and large global organizations and research institutes such as:
Having held several operations positions enables her to grasp the strategic implications of investing in people. In her consulting assignments, she utilizes her corporate and international business experience to coach and assist clients in solving business issues by devising practical approaches to formulating organizational structures, deploying and developing its leadership talent.
Ms. Clark is also principal with FirstCap Advisors, a Boston–based venture capital firm specializing in early-stage technology companies. She is on The Board of Advisors for Oak Capital Partners, a consulting firm which assists the owner in selling their businesses. Ms. Clark was a Corporate Officer and Member of the Executive Leadership Team reporting to CEO of RTI, International. She was the SVP of Human Resource, Communications, and Corporate Affairs where she was responsible for strategy and operational direction for the acquisition and development of people globally. In addition to her consulting and coaching practice, through Pinnacle Leadership Consulting, she is an executive and leadership coach with UNC Medical School and Health System, University North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Graduate Business School, UNC’s Executive Education Corporation where she coaches executive MBA professionals and corporate executive clients and medical professionals.
Ms. Clark is a Certified Professional Coach (CPC) having attained a Professional Coaching Credential (PCC). She also holds and ELI-Master Practitioner certifications as well as certifications in several assessments, feedback, talent development, and career planning instruments such as CCL’s Benchmarks and Skill Scope, DISC, Leadership Architect, Voices, Strengths Finder, Five Factor, Cultural Intelligence, Emotional Intelligence, Leadership Agility, The Devine Inventory, as well as customized feedback and coaching instruments.
Ms. Clark’s consulting and coaching practice includes UNC’s School of Medicine, Lowe’s Home Improvement, CenturyLink, Marathon Petroleum, EXXON-Mobile, Textron, Skanska, UNC’s Business School, UNC’s Executive Education Corporation, Columbia University’s Business School, White Lodging, (Marriot Franchisee). Ms. Clark’s consulting clients include organizations such as Jamaica Money Market Brokers (JMMB) Kingston, Jamaica, Hughes/General Motors/ Opel in Europe. Nationwide Insurance, US Government’s Defense Finance Accounting Service, Vulcan Materials Company.