NOVEMBER 9, CHICAGO – West Monroe, a national business and technology consulting firm, today announced the appointment of Rodney Clark to its Board of Directors.
The Board of Directors provides oversight and governance for the privately held, 100% employee-owned company. The appointment brings the number of board members to 10. Clark is the third external member. He will begin his appointment on December 10.
“As an innovator and a leader of a large ecosystem of technology partners, Rodney Clark brings insight and perspectives that are highly relevant to the work we do for clients, turning technology into tangible business impact,” said Kevin McCarty, West Monroe’s board chairman and CEO.
In addition to insight about the technology and strategies driving today’s businesses, he also has an exemplary track record for building large, high-performing organizations and fostering the collaboration necessary to drive success, a core element of West Monroe’s strategy to differentiate in the consulting profession.”
Clark is a corporate vice president of Microsoft’s Internet of Things and Mixed Reality Sales team. During his more than 20 years with Microsoft, Clark has held a number of executive positions, including, managing various strategic, technical, and sales teams. Previously, he spent nine years with IBM in sales, marketing, and management capacities.
“Becoming a member of the board represents a significant responsibility to West Monroe’s employee owners, clients, and communities. I am honored to be chosen for this role and look forward to the firm’s continued growth as well as sharpening its distinctive reputation and position in the consulting marketplace,” Clark said. “I have had the chance to see the firm’s work and evolution and am particularly impressed with the focus on innovation and workplace culture.”
Clark is based in the Seattle area, home to West Monroe’s second-largest office. He is active in his local community, including serving on the Board of Trustees for Middlesex School. He also is an advisor of the Board of Directors for Seattle Children’s Museum and the Craig School of Business at California State University-Fresno.
“Continuous growth and the nature of our work for leading organizations makes it critical to have outside and diverse perspectives at the table when we shape strategy and make investment decisions,” McCarty said.
About West Monroe
West Monroe is a national consulting firm that was born in technology but built for business—partnering with companies in transformative industries to deliver real, measurable results. Technology is who we are, it is not something we bolted on overnight, and we believe it is one of the greatest enablers of business value. That’s why we work in diverse, multidisciplinary teams that blend industry expertise with deep operational and technology capabilities to create quantifiable, financial value for our clients. Our 1,300 employees based in eight offices across the United States also own 100% of our business, so when you partner with us you know we are committed—because your success is our success. Our undeniably different approach breeds undeniable results. Visit WMP.com to learn more.
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