Pat Shore Clark

Winston-Salem, NC

Pat Shore Clark grew up in Louisville, Kentucky, and received her college degree from University of North Carolina at Greensboro. After graduation, she worked for Senator Sam J. Ervin Jr. in Washington, D.C., for 18 years - including the Watergate era when she was chief of staff. After the senator retired, she worked for two years with General Foods Corporation, and then accepted a position with Gov. Jim Hunt in a Washington, D. C. office for the State of North Carolina. It was then time to return to North Carolina to work with R. J. Reynolds in Government Relations. After 14 years, she decided to retire and spend time working with nonprofits. She served as an early chair of the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation.