Suzanne P. Clark is president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce—the world’s largest business organization representing employers of every size and sector in Washington, D.C., across the country, and around the globe. Clark has led a multiyear effort to strengthen the Chamber’s well-known influence, advocacy, and impact, while modernizing its work and attracting new members from the fastest-growing and most innovative sectors of the U.S. economy. Under her leadership, the Chamber is a champion for constructive solutions, building coalitions and driving advocacy on the issues most important to the business community, such as infrastructure, workforce, legal reform, global trade, energy, and tech policy.
Clark is a vocal proponent for policies that enable businesses to innovate, invest, and grow and helps lead the fight against government proposals that undermine America’s economic strength and competitiveness. Clark’s commitment to free enterprise and understanding of the challenges facing America’s businesses stem from her experience creating and running a growing company. Prior to rejoining the Chamber in 2014, she acquired and led the prominent financial information boutique—Potomac Research Group. Before that, she was president of the National Journal Group.
Earlier in her career, Clark served in multiple leadership positions at the U.S. Chamber, including chief operating officer, and as chief of staff at a major transportation association. Clark serves on the boards of public companies AGCO and TransUnion as well as The Economic Club of Washington, D.C. A proud Hoya, Clark earned her B.A. and M.B.A. from Georgetown University.