Deputy City Manager - Jessica Clarke
Jessica Clarke Deputy City Manager
Jessica Clarke began serving the City of Takoma Park as Deputy City Manager in April 2020. Prior to joining the Takoma Park team, she worked for the City of Baltimore, Maryland in various roles. Jessica started with the Baltimore Finance Department’s Bureau of the Budget and Management Research (BBMR) as a Budget and Management Analyst and Director of Community Engagement. Jessica then moved to the Department of Housing and Community Development to serve as Division Manager of Demolition, Deconstruction, and Stabilization Operations (where she was responsible for managing an annual capital budget of $15 million).
Jessica received a BA in Political Science from Williams College and an MPP from Georgetown University. Between earning these degrees, she was a Peace Corps Agroforestry volunteer in northern Cameroon. She is a member of the International City-County Manager’s Association (ICMA) and Engaging Local Government Leaders (ELGL)