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Ward Christopher Clark

Ward Christopher Clark, American executive search company executive, consultant. Diplomate American College Healthcare Administrators. Member Leadership Atlanta, 1980-1981. Member Rotary.


  • Clark, Ward Christopher was born on September 19, 1939 in Springfield, Illinois, United States. Son of William Wallace and Portia Savage (Ward) Clark.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Vanderbilt University, 1962. Master of Business Administration, University Chicago, 1964.


    • With North Carolina Baptist Hospital, Winston-Salem, 1963-1971, senior vice president, 1966-1971. Associate administrator Northside Hospital, Atlanta, 1971-1973, chief executive officer, 1973-1988. Executive search consultant Heidrick & Struggles, Inc., since 1988, partner, since 1989, also board directors.

      Associate in career development University Chicago, since 1965. Preceptor Georgia State University. Grustee Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Georgia, 1980-1984, Preferred Health Plan, Inc., 1986-1988, Georgia Non-Profit Hospital Association, 1986-1988, Greater Atlanta Health Care Coalition, 1986-1989.

    Major achievements

    • Diplomate American College Healthcare Administrators.


    Christians should seek to apply their spiritual and moral values to the political process rather than politicize the church.


    Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, God has broken the power of all that is evil, in the world and in people.

    Denomination: Baptist


    To develop a close relationship with God could be done through many avenues, namely, reading the Bible, praying, praising, worshiping, and telling others of the Gospel.


    Member Leadership Atlanta, 1980-1981. Member Rotary.


    • Married Linda Joyce Garrett, December 28, 1963. Children– Paul Christopher, Karen Lynne.
    • father: William Wallace Clark
    • mother: Portia Savage (Ward) Clark
    • spouse: Linda Joyce Garrett
    • children: Paul Christopher Clark
    • Karen Lynne Clark
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    Born September 19, 1939