With 20 years of office management, administrative, and human resources experience, Glendale Clarkson is a vital member of the Advancement Project team. Prior to joining Advancement Project, Clarkson worked as director of operations at Renaissance West in Detroit, Mich., site director for Newton Learning, and program manager at Catholic Social Services of Oakland County. While residing in Detroit, Clarkson was an active community volunteer and member of St. Stephen A.M.E. Church. A graduate of LaSalle University with a B.S. degree in Business Administration, Clarkson’s community service pursuits include collecting food and clothing for victims of domestic violence and mentoring young women by assisting them with building their job skills and teaching them how to dress for success. For a number of years, Clarkson served as trustee at her church and was a volunteer gift shop coordinator.