Tom Clark Postsecondary Retention Specialist, Kauffman Scholars, Inc., Education Tom Clark is a postsecondary retention specialist for Kauffman Scholars, Inc. (KSI), where he works collaboratively with students to identify, implement and assess learning opportunities and supports that are critical to his students achieving overall postsecondary success. Clark has held various positions with KSI, including roles on the former middle school and secondary school teams. Prior to joining KSI in 2010, he worked as an environmental scientist at TranSystems Corporation. Clark earned a Bachelor of Arts in biology from William Jewell College and a Master of Science in natural resources from the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point. In addition, he was awarded a certificate in sustainable food and farming from the University of Massachusetts – Amherst and completed a teacher certification program at Avila University.