Mr. Clark is a native Texan. He graduated from Prairie View A&M University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, completed course work for a Master’s Degree in Public Administration at Long Island University, New York and graduated from the John F. Kennedy School of Government Harvard University.
Don K. Clark, former FBI Special Agent in charge of FBI’s New York, San Antonio, and Houston field offices, brings immense experience in areas of white collar crime, and securities and investment fraud to the firm. Mr. Clark oversaw these areas during his tenure while managing the New York, San Antonio, and Houston FBI field offices. Mr. Clark served as a Special Agent of the FBI in Miami, New York, Washington D.C., Los Angeles, Newark, San Antonio and Houston. His assignments as an investigative agent and manager in the FBI included securities fraud, white collar crime, foreign counterintelligence, counterterrorism, organized crime, and other FBI investigative programs.
Mr. Clark’s many assignments included, Assistant Special Agent in charge of the Criminal Division New York FBI Office in 1991, and in January 1994 Mr. Clark was assigned to manage all counterterrorism investigations in the New York Office. Later in June 1994, he was designated Special Agent in charge of the Criminal Division of the New York FBI Office. In December 1994, he was named Special Agent in charge of the San Antonio FBI Division and on July 2, 1996, FBI Director Louis Freeh appointed Mr. Clark as the Special Agent in charge of the Houston Division, one of the FBI’s Top three Field Divisions, the position he held until his retirement.
Mr. Clark supervised numerous high profile FBI investigations including the 1979 Iranian Hostage Crisis where he handled the movement of the Shah of Iran from New York City to San Antonio and beyond. He supervised the investigation of the terrorist attack aboard the Achilles Lauro cruise ship, and he managed the investigation of the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center in New York City.
Mr. Clark served as a Director on the Houston Parks Board, Houston Children’s Charity Board, D.A.R.E. (Drug Awareness) Board, and The Small Business Administration Advisory Board. Mr. Clark is a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police and the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives.
Additionally, Don Clark is a distinguished Military Graduate, receiving a regular Army commission, and many awards and recognitions from both the U.S. Army and the FBI. The most notable are the U.S. Army Air Medal for Combat Assaults and two Bronze Stars for Bravery while serving in South Vietnam. He was later selected by the Chief of Staff of the Army to command an Airborne/Ranger Company in the First Ranger Battalion. He received the FBI Medal for Meritorious Achievement during law enforcement action, and in July 2000 he also received the U.S. Attorney General’s highest Award for Excellence.
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