OUR FOUNDING PARTNERS
Managing Partner & Principal, Western U.S.
Larry Clark is passionate about social change, which fueled his desire to co-found No Margin, No Mission in 2011. He recognized the need for entrepreneurial thinking and leadership in the health and human service sector through his many years of experience working with nonprofits and foundations across the country. With a career that spans nearly 30 years at Comprehensive Health Education Foundation, a successful social enterprise, Larry has been a pioneer in the social innovation movement and is widely respected as a true social entrepreneur.
Through his extensive work in philanthropy and with health and human service organizations, Larry is nationally recognized by both sectors as a cutting-edge thinker and innovative leader. He is a frequent and distinguished speaker on topics pertaining to social enterprise and entrepreneurial thinking in the nonprofit sector, and has developed unique expertise in income generation, intellectual property development, and strategic partnerships.
Larry has been active on several national boards representing a combination of foundations, community-based organizations, and coalitions. He currently serves on the Alliance of Nonprofits Board and Center for Social and Emotional Education Advisory, and recently served on the boards of Grantmakers in Aging, Community Anti Drug Coalitions of America, the Social Enterprise Alliance, Philanthropy Northwest, and the Local Initiative Funding Partners advisory for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Larry earned his BS in Community Health Education from Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington.
Managing Partner & Principal, Eastern U.S.
Michael Oxman believes in the power of innovation to transform the social sector, which inspired him to co-found No Margin, No Mission in 2011. A self-described entrepreneur and business leader with a strong desire to create a better world, he embraces opportunities to help organizations build a lasting future so they can achieve greater mission impact. As one of the previous founding members of MissionWise, a social enterprise and consulting practice, Michael’s talents have been widely embraced by nonprofit and philanthropic leaders nationwide.
Michael’s extensive experience in both for-profit and nonprofit entrepreneurial ventures has earned him respect nationally as a subject-matter expert, consultant, and speaker on topics pertaining to earned income generation, business planning, organizational growth, as well as brand and marketing strategy for nonprofits. With consulting experience that runs broad and deep, Michael’s portfolio of client engagements covers a wide range of health and human service organizations, as well as philanthropies.
Before joining MissionWise, Michael was an advertising and communications senior executive at Euro RSCG Worldwide in the firm’s Chicago office. During his time there, Michael led strategic brand development for Walgreens, one of its largest private sector clients, and also initiated his strategic work in the public sector for Comprehensive Health Education Foundation (C.H.E.F.). Prior to joining Euro RSCG, Michael worked as Senior Vice President at D’Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles in its Detroit office, leading strategic brand development for the Cadillac Motor Car Division of General Motors. Earlier in his career, Michael held executive positions at other leading advertising agencies, advising large clients on brand strategy such as Chiquita Brands Worldwide, The Iams Pet Food Company, and The Stroh Brewery Company.
Michael has served on several Chicago-area nonprofit boards, including Ravinia Music Festival’s Ravinia Associates and Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.
Michael earned his BA in Journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his MS in Advertising from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in Chicago.
Communications and Marketing Intern
Matt Baron is an undergraduate student at Northwestern University, double majoring in Communications Studies and International Studies. His areas of interest include web analytics and the various uses it has for marketing and consulting.
When he’s not in class, Matt is a Team Lead for Students Consulting for Nonprofit Organizations (SCNO) at Northwestern. This year, he provided strategic consulting to two organizations in Chicago, including Centro Romero in Rogers Park and Appleseed Fund for Justice in Streeterville. He also had the opportunity to lead a team of four students in restructuring and recruiting board members for Skyline Village Chicago, a collaborative organization that works to create activities and build community among elderly residents around the Loop.
Matt also edits a student non-partisan publication called Politics & Policy. When he has the time, he also enjoys hiking, seeing live music, and reading about national security.