James R. Clark
Jim Clark is a well respected business and academic leader. He has an extensive background in business, management and consulting. From 2005 through 2007, Jim served as Dean and Assistant Professor of Management for the Gore School of Business, Westminster College. Prior to that (1994-1999), Jim was a senior executive with American Stores Company, where he held positions as Chief Planning Officer and before that, Senior Vice President for Strategy and Change Management. He also served as the Corporate Senior Vice President, Marketing and Planning, at Lucky Stores in California. His career has included being a consultant with McKinsey & Co. and service as a Naval Officer. Jim is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School.
Jim has also been an active leader in the community, serving as a board member for several organizations including Westminster College. He is currently on the Executive Committee of The Nature Conservancy of Utah and is the immediate Past Chair. He is also the Immediate Past Chair of the Coalition for Utah's Future, a former Vice Chair of Envision Utah, past President of the Salt Lake Country Club and a past President of the Intermountain West Naval Academy Alumni Association.
Jim and his wife, Barbara, moved to Salt Lake City in 1994 from the San Francisco Bay Area. They have two grown children, a son in San Francisco and a daughter in Seattle. Jim is a mentor in Westminster's MBA Master Track Mentoring Program.