Valerie Clark is the President of Clark & Associates of Nevada, Inc., an insurance brokerage firm specializing in the development of creative
health insurance plans for employer groups of all sizes. She has earned the Life Underwriters Training Council Fellowship (LUTCF) as well as
the Registered Health Underwriter (RHU) designations. She also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN) from Loma Linda University, a
California School Nurse Credential, and a Public Health Nurse Certificate (PHN) and practiced as a nurse for 9 years prior to joining Clark &
Associates in 1993.
In addition to being a leader in the insurance industry, Valerie is a leader in the Northern Nevada business community, and has a strong passion for the healthcare industry. She is a former Chair of the
Reno Sparks Chamber of Commerce and was the founder of its’ Healthcare Committee. She is also one of the recipients of the Nevada Business,
Healthcare Hero Awards in Northern Nevada for 2009, and was appointed by Governors Gibbons and Sandoval to the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners, serving as one of its’ Public Board Members from 2008-2015. She was subsequently appointed my Governor Sandoval to the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange Board, where she currently serves as its Vice-Chair. Valerie also serves on number of other advisory boards and councils, such as Access to Healthcare Network, the UNR Community Health Sciences Advisory Board, Big Brothers Big Sisters, the Nevada Women’s Fun Board of Directors and the Go Red Executive Leadership Team.
Along with her work duties, Valerie also enjoys spending time with her fiancé Tom, and is a devoted mother to daughter Bailey and son Dustin, as well as her two dogs! She also enjoys camping, hiking and traveling as often as possible.