Dick Clark joined The Portland Clinic as CEO in the summer of 2015, bringing 30 years of senior management and healthcare leadership experience. Prior to joining The Portland Clinic, Clark worked for 12 years in management level positions for the foundations of Providence Health and Services in Oregon. From 1988 to 2003, he worked at the Portland Rose Festival Association, including serving 10 years as executive director. Clark graduated from Oregon State University and spent the first part of his career as a newspaper editor and reporter in Oregon. Clark is active in many community organizations, including the Rotary Club of Portland, the American Heart Association, Holy Family Catholic Church and the Arlington Club. He and his wife, Liz, live in Portland and have two adult children and one grandchild.