Potomac Research Group CEO to Speak at Distinguished Leaders Series

January 21, 2011

Suzanne Clark to Deliver Remarks at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business 

WHAT:        
Suzanne Clark, CEO of Potomac Research Group, will speak at the Distinguished Leaders Series at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. The event is open to the public.
 
The Distinguished Leaders Series annually brings to Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business accomplished leaders who share their unique experiences with the school’s undergraduate and graduate students.
 
WHEN:         
Monday, Jan. 24, 2011, 4:30 p.m.
 
WHERE:      
Georgetown University McDonough School of Business
37th & O Streets, NW
Rafik B. Hariri Building
Fisher Colloquium
Washington, D.C.
 
RSVP:          
 
Media who are interested in covering the event should contact Teresa Mannix, director of media relations, at (202) 687-4080 or tmm53@georgetown.edu.
 
BACKGROUND:  
Suzanne Clark is the president and CEO of Potomac Research Group (PRG), one of the leading independent research firms providing Washington policy and market analysis to institutional investors. Clark established PRG in 2008 as part of David Bradley’s Atlantic Media Company, served as its only president while heading the National Journal, and acquired the company in early 2010. Today, PRG’s evaluation of federal legislative activities and regulatory policies helps institutional investors interpret Washington’s impact on industry sectors and understand the changing dynamics of markets over the long term. Headquartered at The Watergate in Washington, D.C., PRG has offices in Boston, New York, and San Francisco.

Previously, Clark served as president of the National Journal Group (NJG), Washington’s premier provider of information, news, and analysis for the political and policy communities, publishing National Journal, CongressDaily, The Hotline, Global Security Newswire, and The Almanac of American Politics. Before joining NJG, Clark was chief operating officer and executive vice president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the world’s largest business federation. During her nine years at the Chamber, Clark also headed two stand-alone affiliates—as managing director of its public policy think tank, the National Chamber Foundation, and as president of the Business Civic Leadership Center, a governance and educational resource to the business community.

Recently described by Washingtonian magazine as one of the “100 Most Powerful Women in Washington,” Clark earned a B.A. in liberal studies and an MBA from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.
SERIES SCHEDULE: 
The remaining events in the spring series include:
 
  • Monday, Feb. 7, 4:30 p.m., Fisher Colloquium: Bill Isaac, chairman, LECG Global Financial Services (RSVP)
  • Wednesday, Feb. 9, 4:15 p.m., Fisher Colloquium: J. Alexander “Sandy” Douglas Jr., president, Coca-Cola North America (RSVP)
  • Monday, April 11, 4:30 p.m., Lohrfink Auditorium: Business of Sports Panel with Sheila Johnson, managing partner of the WNBA’s Washington Mystics and CEO of Salamander Hospitality; Woody Johnson, owner of the NFL’s New York Jets; Ted Leonsis, owner of the NHL’s Washington Capitals and NBA’s Washington Wizards, as well as CEO of Monumental Sports & Entertainment; and Edward Cohen, one of the principal owners of the MLB’s Washington Nationals; moderated by George Daly, dean of Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business (RSVP)
About Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business
Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is a premier business school located at the center of world politics and business in Washington, D.C. Some 1,400 undergraduates, 1,000 MBA students, and 500 participants in executive education programs study business with an intensive focus on leadership and a global perspective. Founded in 1957, the business school today resides in the new Rafik B. Hariri Building, a state-of-the-art facility that blends the tradition of Georgetown University with forward-thinking functionality. For more information about Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, visit http://msb.georgetown.edu.