Following a comprehensive search process, NAPEO recently announced that Casey Clark has been selected as the association’s next president and CEO, effective December 5, 2023. Clark will succeed Pat Cleary.

“I am pleased to welcome Casey to the NAPEO team,” said NAPEO Chair Steve Politis, chief executive officer of Alcott HR. “With his deep experience in Washington and the association industry, as well as his extensive background as a communication strategist, Casey is the clear choice to advance our industry’s interests and tell our story.”

“It is truly an honor to have the opportunity to join this exceptional industry,” said Clark. “I am looking forward to building on the strong foundation that Pat and the NAPEO team have built to advance the interests of PEOs and the PEO industry all across the country.”

Clark currently serves as senior vice president of the American Gaming Association, the leading industry advocate for the $261 billion US casino gaming industry. Prior to joining AGA, Clark was Managing Director of FTI Consulting, a global management consultancy.