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Bailey Clark HR Consulting, LLC is a women and minority owned business. We partner with organizations to assist in increasing their effectiveness through people driven solutions. We are committed to providing excellence in service in the development of effective Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), Human Resource (HR) and Executive Coaching expertise. Working with C-Suite Executives, Board of Directors, Staff, and Membership our diverse team develops and implements impactful best practice DEI and human resources programs. We believe the impact of our collaborative efforts drive successful employee engagement and organizational cultural transformations.


Our mission is to enhance workplace culture through people driven solutions by developing talent and cultivating strategic partnerships. 


To provide organizations with people driven solutions and strategies to achieve their missions.


COLLABORATION - Working with others to find solutions

EXCELLENCE - Exceeding standards

EXPERTISE - Using innovation, knowledge and research to guide our work.

INTEGRITY - Doing what is right always



Denise Bailey Clark

Bailey Clark HR Consulting LLC, Founder and CEO

Dr. Bailey Clark is an innovative, proactive, and analytical thinker who strategically integrates Human Resources research and best practices from 30 years of experience. She has served in Executive Human Resources and Diversity positions for several organizations including the Vice President of Human Resources and Organizational Development at the American Nurses Association, Director Human Resources Standards for the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) and Director Human Resources at PhRMA. She also serves an Expert Witness for law firms on human resources related cases. 


Dr. Bailey Clark earned a Doctor of Management (D.M.) degree from the University of Maryland University College; Master of Arts degree in human resources development from Bowie State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Towson University. In addition, she is a certified mediator trained at George Mason University/Virginia Mediation Services and is a SHRM-SCP and a HRCI Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). Also, Dr. Bailey Clark is a certified Hypnotherapist.


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Susan E. Bounds

Program Management

Susan Bounds is a Program Management Consultant with over 20 years of diverse professional experience.  She started her career as a software developer for the Department of Defense satellite communications systems and transitioned to serve as an assessor for the Software Engineer Institute Capability Maturity Model.  She later served as a Project manager of a large multi-state contract for Department of Defense.

It was during Susan’s tenure as a project manager that she grew the annual revenue from $800K to $3M in 3 short years.  She was keenly focused on assuring that the customer’s expectations were exceeded while balancing profitability.  She was able to renew and expand all the contracts, increase employee retention and decrease employee turnover costs.  From an operational perspective, she was responsible for account management including recruiting and hiring, developing a budget and spending plans, tracking internal costs versus billable costs and identifying and growing new business opportunities.

Susan has demonstrated experience partnering with practitioners, managers, and executives in Government, non-profit, and commercial environments.  In her current position in building a startup company – she is solely responsible for the accounting, human resource administration, customer support and contract management while assisting in proposal writing and business development. Susan holds a BA in Computer Science from Rutgers University.


Cheryl Miller

Former Verizon Executive

Cheryl Miller was the Director of International Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs at Verizon, starting her career with the company in 2011 as the Director of Technology Policy. She earned her Bachelors of Arts degree from Georgetown University and a Juris Doctorate from Catholic University of Law in 2005.


Cheryl worked closely with policymakers and regulators in order to increase innovation and investment in the technology sector. Cheryl's portfolio covered issues including privacy, cyber security, net neutrality, internet governance, and women in tech.

Cheryl served as Deputy Staff Director for Innovation and Technology at the US Senate, and Assistant Chief Counsel for the Office of Advocacy, U.S. Small Business Administration. At SBA, she set the tech agenda for the Senate Small Business Committee, assisted small business owners and start-up companies interested in establishing themselves within the U.S. tech sector, helped to draft related legislation and to assist small businesses impacted by the BP oil spill. 

Cheryl also taught intellectual property law at The George Washington University, created the IP curriculum for their Masters in Paralegal Studies program both in-class and online.  She has held several positions within the Internet Governance Community, including Representative of the Multi-stakeholder Advisory Committee for the Internet Governance Forum, Commercial Stakeholder Group Representative for ICANN, and Co-Chair of ICANN’s Nominating Committee.

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Cecelia Royster

Director of Contracts for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Mrs. Royster served as the Director of Contracts for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Ms. Royster was the former Director, Office of Acquisition and Agreements Management at National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). She has over 25 years of acquisition experience with the U.S. Coast Guard, Department of Transportation and the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Ms. Royster earned her Master of Science degree in National Resource Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces (ICAF).  She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Averett University and a Masters Certificate in Government Contracting from George Washington University.
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