University Economic Development Association


2024 Summit Sponsorship

Summit Theme: Regionalism: Prosperity Through Collaboration

Co-Sponsored by:

2022 UEDA Summit Speaker

Brad Clark

Brad Clark

Edelen Renewables, Director of Workforce Solutions

Brad Clark has a broad range of education, workforce, and economic development experience in the government, non-profit, for-profit, and philanthropic sectors along the cradle-to-gray continuum.

He is the Founder and CEO of Latent Talent Accelerator, an education and workforce consultancy, and currently serves as a Senior Fellow at the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, a Senior Advisor for several Appalachian non-profits, and the Senior Director of Advancement Courses at Wiley Education Services.

Before founding Latent Talent Accelerator, Brad was Hope Street Group’s National Director of Economic Opportunity and Professional Learning. He also served as the State Director of the Kentucky Teacher Fellows Network for Hope Street Group from 2015 to 2017. Prior to leaving the classroom, Brad was an upper elementary teacher for nearly a decade and has served in a number of advisory and community-based roles in education and workforce over the past 15 years. He holds a BA in History and certification in Gifted Education from Eastern Kentucky University and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Morehead State University.

Brad spends his free-time traveling with his family (15,000 miles and 16 states in an RV in 2019 and 2020), supporting cultural investments in Eastern Kentucky, and being a thought partner to educators seeking to create social impact in their local communities.

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