Sharon W. Clark

Chief Administrative Officer and Assistant Secretary


​​​Sharon W. Clark joined Wallace in September 2004 and is responsible for the foundation’s administrative services, including human resources, information technology, grants administration and office services. Clark has extensive leadership experience in all disciplines of human resources from her tenure with Exxon Corporation, and in corporate business and operations management as a partner and executive vice president for Work & Family Benefits, Inc.

Clark served for 10 years as president of the Youth Services Board in Summit, N.J., a city agency providing after-school programs to middle-school youth. She also was president of the board of a community child care resource and referral organization for more than five years.

Recognizing her almost 20 years of service as an officer on the board of trustees and her time as president of the alumni association, Rosemont College named Clark an honorary trustee in 2016. Clark holds a B.A. in English from Rosemont and is the recipient of the 2010 Rosemont Service Award in Memory of Bonnie Hilferty Freney. Clark received an M.B.A. from Pace University, where she was a member of the first cohort in the Graduate Management Program for Women (GMPW), fully funded by the Mellon Foundation. The alumnae of the GMPW were honored with the Pace University 2013 Innovator Award.