Krystal Clark, M.Ed. is a native of Portsmouth, VA. Clark earned her B.A. in Sociology/Psychology at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, VA and her M.Ed. in College Student Personnel at the University of Maryland, College Park. Upon graduation she moved to Durham, NC where she served as the Program Coordinator for Fraternity & Sorority Life at Duke University and in 2011 Clark moved to Nashville to take on the role of Associate Director of Greek Life at Vanderbilt University. In 2013, she was selected to be the Associate Director of Student Leadership Development and in 2015 she was promoted to Director of Student Leadership Development.
In 2017, Krystal will serve as the first African American President of the Junior League of Nashville. Krystal is a member of the Class of 2015 Nashville Emerging Leaders and currently serves as a New Leaders Council Fellow. Krystal is also involved locally and nationally with Delta Delta Delta Fraternity as a member of the Eve of Janus Planning Committee, and the Diversity & Inclusion Innovation Team. Clark was a finalist for the Nashville Emerging Leader Award in the field of Education in 2012 and was the Junior League’s 2015 YP Nominee for the Nashville ATHENA Award.
When she’s not working at Vanderbilt she serves as a speaker/facilitator/trainer for college campuses, fraternal organizations, and non-profits across the country. She is the creator and lead facilitator of S.A.I.L (Success, Authenticity, Innovation, and Love), a series of personal development workshops for women in Nashville. Recently, she contributed to The Freshman Project: A Collection of Practical and Clever Advice about the College Experience offering advice to first-year college students and their support network about seeking leadership opportunities in the collegiate environment.