Rene’ is the best-selling coauthor, with Gino Wickman, of How to Be a Great Boss. He has more than 30 years of experience in the restaurant industry helping leadership teams succeed at well-known brands such as Pizza Hut and Jamba Juice.
As an EOS Implementer, he’s worked with hundreds of bosses at more than 50 privately-owned companies, helping them to gain the traction necessary to achieve a shared vision.
Rene’ earned a BS in Communication from The University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, while working full-time. A life-long cyclist, he has helped raise more than $500,000 for foundations supporting Parkinson’s research.
Clark began his career growing and managing businesses ranging from $18M to $800M in revenue. Working in both B2C and B2B industries, he launched over 50 new products, integrated three mergers/acquisitions and saw firsthand the challenges of running all aspects of a business. By leading and managing teams across these different organizations, he also learned that results all come down to focus, execution, communication and accountability.
In 2003, Clark started his own business so that he could fulfill his passion and bring the best tools and processes to entrepreneurial organizations so they can achieve their vision. Since then, he has worked with over 50 companies in manufacturing, professional services and retail to do just that.
Clark also speaks at industry forums and conducts leadership workshops. He is a member of the Technology and Manufacturing Association (TMA) where he serves on several committees. He previously served on the Education Committee of the National Food Distributors Association (NFDA). He received his BA in psychology from Covenant College and his MBA from Webster University. Clark is also a member of the National Eagle Scout Association (NESA).
Committed to giving back, he assists several not-for-profit clients, has served on a private school board, and co-leads a career transition group at his church. Clark and his wife have been married 38 years and have three adult children and five grandchildren.