Denise Bailey Clark, DM, MA, SHRM-SCP
Senior Consultant, Strategy & Advisory

Dr. Bailey Clark is an innovative, proactive, and analytical thinker who strategically integrates human resources research and best practices from 35 years of experience. Dr. Bailey Clark is Founder and CEO of Bailey Clark HR Consulting, LLC that specializes in Executive Coaching and HR Consulting. She has served in Executive Human Resources and Diversity positions for several organizations including the Vice President of Human Resources and Organizational Development at the American Nurses Association, Director Human Resources Standards for the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) and Director Human Resources at PhRMA. She also serves an Expert Witness for law firms on human resources and DEI-related cases.

Dr. Bailey Clark has managed all aspects of full-service human resources departments She has successfully led human resources and organizational teams and projects including compensation, benefits, diversity, equity and inclusion, talent acquisition, employee relations, organizational development and union labor relations.

Dr. Bailey Clark earned a Doctor of Management (D.M.) degree from the University of Maryland University College, Master of Arts degree in human resources development from Bowie State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Towson University. In addition, she is a certified mediator trained at George Mason University/Virginia Mediation Services; SHRM-SCP and a HRCI Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and is a certified Associate Coach by CoachDiversity and Betterup Coaching.


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