Carl Clark named senior consultant, diversity, equity and inclusion at Humanidei & O’Rourke

ONTARIO, CA (April 28, 2021) — Humanidei + O’Rourke, a human capital strategies firm serving the credit union industry, is proud to announce that Carl Clark will join the company as Senior Consultant: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

“Carl Clark brings a strong understanding of how to make meaningful connections. His experience building training and programs that connect communities and businesses to resources will help our clients better serve their members and employees,” said Jill Nowacki, President/CEO, Humanidei + O’Rourke. “Beyond that, Carl’s passion for the credit union system and his belief in what credit unions can accomplish perfectly positions him to do this work in developing an inclusive and innovative system. I am thrilled our clients will have the opportunity to benefit from Carl’s expertise.

Clark joins Humanidei + O’Rourke after almost 13 years with Local Government Federal Credit Union (North Carolina): A credit union known for its leader’s commitment to adding Diversity and Inclusion as credit unions’ 8th Cooperative Principle. Clark served as Business/Membership Development Officer, connecting businesses, members, and potential members of the credit union with products, services, and education that were in their best interest and would improve their lives.  He holds an MBA from Pfeiffer University and a B.A. in Criminal Justice.

“I am really looking forward to this opportunity with Humanidei & O’Rourke. I truly believe that the credit union industry is primed for an explosion,” said Clark. “Being a part of an organization like this that’s pushing to ensure an environment of inclusivity and diversity is a great way to grow the movement.”

In his new role, Clark will work with clients to design and implement strategies that create inclusive workplaces. This includes recruiting diverse candidate pools as well as creating large-scale DEI strategies that lead to organization-wide change management, evaluating and coaching on areas like career path and performance management programs that lead to internal equity; building DEI Advisory Groups or Employee Resource Groups that support inclusion; evaluating products, programs, and systems that create equity; and conducting training and research to improve employee experience.

Carl Clark

About Humanidei

Humanidei was founded in 2019 to help credit unions become more inclusive workplaces. We are passionate about credit unions and the people who lead them. We believe the key to credit union relevance lies in the people, so we partner with credit unions to help them build inclusive workplaces that attract, develop, and retain today’s top talent. We are proud of the work we do with credit union clients across the country, knowing that each day we have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the people who lead credit unions and the members they serve. As we thoughtfully build our team, we are committed to adding professionals who are passionate about people and credit unions; who understand that credit unions will only effectively fulfill their mission when their leadership understands and reflects the communities they serve; and who can help our team expand our own awareness and representation in our credit union community.


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