Bob Clark | Board Co-Chair
Executive Chairman/Founder of Clayco
Bob Clark started Clayco in 1984 and turned it into the leading design-build company in the United States. Clayco has offices and projects across the entire country. The company consistently ranks among the top builders in America and specializes in real estate development, engineering, architecture, and construction in Industrial, Corporate, Institutional and Residential markets in communities across North America. As Executive Chairman, Clark spearheads the company’s growth strategy, vision, and recruiting.
Before establishing Clayco, Clark was a Machine Maintenance and Equipment Company (MMECO) partner. Under Clark’s stewardship, MMECO became the leading Midwest distributor for Ingersoll Rand and Gardner Denver products. Before MMECO, Clark served as Project Director at Clark Painting Company, one of the nation’s largest industrial painting contractors founded by his father.
Clark served as the Commissioner-General for the USA Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, where he was the senior U.S. government representative and head of the delegation to the event. Now, he’s a Minnesota Expo 2027 co-chair.