About Dennis

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About Dennis Clark

    • Full Name: Dennis Milton Clark Jr.
    • Age: 34
    • Residence: Woodmore Brainerd Community
    • Occupation: CEO- DMC Management and DMC Financial
    • Education: CSAS, MTSU Alumnus:
        • Major: Public Administration;  Minors-Spanish and Sociology
    • Marital Status: Single; No Children
    • Past Professional Experience :
        • Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth-Commission Member, appointed by former TN Gov. Phil Bredesen for a term of four years (2004-2007)
        • Georgia General Assembly, Office of State Representative Alisha T. Morgan- Staff Aide (2010 Session)
        • Tennessee Temple University- Director of Public Relations and Community Initiatives (2009-2013)
        • Public Education Foundation-Project Inspire Teacher Residency Recruitment Coordinator (2013-2014)

     

    Dennis Milton Clark, Jr. grew up in Chattanooga, TN in the Avondale East Chattanooga Community. He attended public schools, was raised by a single mother in a household with four other siblings and at an early age learned to be a compassionate servant leader and value hard work.

     

    Dennis is a graduate of the Chattanooga School for the Arts and Sciences and studied Political Science at Middle TN State University. He is an entrepreneur and the Chief Executive Officer of DMC Management, an entertainment management and brand strategy firm; and DMC Financial, a financial services group that specializes in business development, tax consultancy, and insurance sales. Prior to starting his companies in 2014, Dennis worked as a Legislative Aide and Policy Advisor to former Georgia State Representative Alisha Thomas Cromartie of Cobb County; became the first African American administrator at Tennessee Temple University as the Director of Public Relations and Community Initiatives and later recruited math and science teachers for the Public Education Foundation and was the director of Marketing and Development at Hope For the Inner City.

     

    Aside from his entrepreneurial endeavors, Dennis is a passionate community activist and champion for social justice. He has served on various community boards including the YMCA Youth Leadership and Chattanooga Cares boards. In 2007, Dennis was appointed by former TN Governor Phil Bredesen to serve a three year on the TN Commission on Children and Youth. He is the founder of Impact 28, an ongoing community development initiative aimed at converting renters into homeowners and helping young men get back on their feet after unfortunate encounters with the judicial system. He is also the Program Manager for Workaholics at Causeway, which is a platform for professional and entrepreneurial development. Dennis is currently the radio co-host of “Caregivers and Community Connections” with Sharon Kelly on WMPZ Groove 93.5 and attends Olivet Baptist Church.