Valerie Clark, BSN, RHU, LUTCF

President, Clark & Associates

Phone: (775) 828-7420 Ext. 207
Fax: (775) 828-7426
valerie@clarkandassoc.com

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 joined Clark & Associates in 1993.

She is a Partner in Solutions At Work which helps companies focus on their core business strategies by providing high quality Human Resource Consulting Services, HRIS, PEO and Payroll Technology Solutions at a competitive price.

She is also a partner in Altus Insurance Group, an affiliate of Clark & Associates, providing Commercial and Personal Insurance products to the Nevada market.  Products include Worker’s Compensation, General Liability, Commercial/ Personal Auto, Homeowner’s, Professional Errors & Omissions, and Surety Bonds among an array of others.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

      • Bachelors Degree in Nursing (BSN) Loma Linda University, 1986
      • School Nurse Credential (California)
      • Public Health Nurse Certificate (PHN)
      • Registered Health Underwriter (RHU)
      • Life Underwriters Training Council Fellowship (LUTCF)

BOARDS AND COMMITTEES

      • Silver State Health Insurance Exchange, SHOP Committee Member. Board Member and Vice Chair, appointed 2015 by Governor Sandoval
      • Public Board Member and 2009-2015, Secretary/Treasurer of the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners, appointed 2008 by Governor Gibbons, and reappointed 2012 by Governor Sandoval
      • 2008 Chair, Reno Sparks Chamber of Commerce Board and Executive Committee Member 2004-2010
      • Committee Founder; 2008-2010 Chair of Reno Sparks Chamber of Commerce, Healthcare Committee
      • Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield Advisory Council, Large and Small Group
      • Prominence Health Plans Advisory Council, formerly Saint Mary’s Health Plans
      • Hometown Health Broker Advisory Council
      • SunLife, MVP Program
      • Renown Community Advisory Council 2012-2014
      • Guest Lecturer and Advisory Board Member, University of Nevada (Reno) Community Health Sciences
      • Access to Healthcare Network, Vice Chair, Board of Directors
      • American Heart Association 2015-2016 Circle of Red Member & Executive Leadership Team Member
      • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada Advisory Board 2013-present
      • Nevada Women’s Fund 2016-2017 Board of Directors
      • Consultant to the Washoe County Medical Society, the Clark County Medical Society, Associated General Contractors and Nevada Manufacturers Association Membership Group Health Insurance Programs
      • 2009 Recipient, Nevada Business, Healthcare Heroes Award
      • Truckee Meadows Community College School of Nursing Advisory Board
      • Reno 2020 Project, Fiscal Committee Member

MEMBERSHIPS

      • The Chamber, Northern Nevada
      • Carson City Chamber of Commerce
      • National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA)
      • National Association of Health Underwriter (NAHU)
      • Nevada Business Group on Health (former member)
      • Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN)
      • Nevada Manufacturers Association (NMA)
      • Associated General Contractors Nevada Chapter (AGC)
      • Nevada Mining Association (NVMA)
      • Nevada Builders Alliance (NBA)
      • Rotary – Downtown Reno
      • Vistage

Valerie has been a resident in Northern Nevada for 24 years.  When she is not working in her capacity of insurance consultant and business owner, she is a devoted mother to daughter, Bailey (age 20), Dustin (age 18), and fiancé, Tom. She loves to spoil her three large breed dogs, and enjoys all of the outdoor activity that Northern Nevada has to offer. She also enjoys traveling and listening to music.