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L. CLARK WILLIAMS

Chairman, The People’s Campaign

Reverend L. Clark Williams is a native of Lexington, KY.  He was licensed to preach by the Zion Hill Baptist Church in Midway, KY in 1999.  He was ordained in 2010 by the Shiloh Baptist Church in Lexington, where he currently serves as the Director of Ministry, which involves overseeing and coordinating the work of the church’s thirty-nine ministries.

Educationally, Clark holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Kentucky, a Juris Doctor degree from the Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville and a Master of Theology degree from Campbellsville University. 

Clark has served as the President of Operation Turnout, an organization that provides voter education through local, state and federal candidate forums, since it was founded in 2010.  He has also served as the Chairman of The People’s Campaign, a grassroots political action committee, since its founding in 2015.

Previously, Clark wrote a financial column for the Key NewsJournal entitled Our Money Matters.  At present, he writes opinion columns, on topics involving faith, politics and social justice, that appear in the Lexington Herald-Leader and the Louisville Courier-Journal.  He also serves as the political commentator for Key Conversations Radio that is broadcasted on WBTF (The Beat 107.9FM) and WUKY (91.3FM).