Tory Clark

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Tory Clark specializes in working with board search committees and senior management to optimize the succession planning process for critical leadership positions. She advises organizations on governance and board effectiveness through times of transformation, culture change, and succession.

As the co-leader of our Development, Advocacy, and Philanthropy Practice, Tory has extensive experience working with new philanthropists seeking to build optimal leadership teams and established philanthropies seeking to deepen their impact by enhancing their organizational effectiveness and strengthening their leadership teams.

Based in Atlanta, Tory leads high-profile executive searches for social impact organizations across climate and environment, civil and human rights, global health and development, advocacy, education access, arts, and community development.

Tory brings a global perspective to her work, having lived in various countries while at several global organizations. Before joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Tory was Vice Consul and Investment Officer for the United Kingdom's Department of International Trade. There she consulted with leadership teams at US-based companies on their international expansion strategies and closely supported those planning to enter or expand within the UK market. She previously helped to stand up a successful nonprofit, the World Trade Center Savannah, while planning overseas business development missions, recruiting international business leaders and foreign direct investment.

Tory attended Kenyon College, where she earned her BA in international studies with a concentration in political science. Following graduation, she received a Fulbright Scholarship to work and study in Kastamonu, Turkey, and a US Department of State Critical Language Scholarship to study at Izmir University of Economics in Turkey.
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Areas of Expertise

Development and Transition Education Executive Search Social Impact Sustainability Officers

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