Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Board Member
Supplier Diversity Manager, University of Kentucky, Fayette County Public Schools
Marilyn Clark is the Supplier Diversity Manager, University of Kentucky. As Manager of Economic Development and Supplier Diversity for the Fayette County Public Schools (FCPS), she was involved in evaluating the district’s spending, procurement processes and diversifying the supply chain to increase spending with minority, women and veteran owned businesses. Clark is also involved with economic development and workforce development programs around the state and works to tie the business community to career and college readiness programs for students K-12.
Before joining FCPS, Clark worked for the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government in supplier diversity and as Vice-President, Station Manager for WLEX-TV. She also owns a small business consulting and training company, Worksmart, LLC. Marilyn completed professional diversity certification courses both at Cornel University and the University of Houston. She graduated in May 2018, with an Executive MBA through the joint program with the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville.