The HistoryMakers video oral history with Walter Clark.

Saved in:
Bibliographic Details
Imprint:Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Description:1 online resource (5 video files (2 hr., 22 min., 2 sec.)) : sound, color.
Subject:Clark, Walter, -- 1928- -- Interviews.
African Americans -- Interviews.
African Americans.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Oral histories.
Oral histories.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Format: E-Resource Video Streaming Video
URL for this record:
Hidden Bibliographic Details
Varying Form of Title:History Makers video oral history with Walter Clark
Walter Clark
Other authors / contributors:Clark, Walter, 1928- interviewee.
Richardson, Julieanna L., interviewer.
Bieschke, Paul, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
Sound characteristics:digital
Digital file characteristics:video file
Notes:Videographer, Paul Bieschke.
Julieanna L. Richardson, interviewer.
Recorded Chicago, Illinois 2000 November 8.
Vendor-supplied metadata.
Summary:Banker and financial entrepreneur Walter H. Clark was born in Carbondale, Illinois. He received his B.S. degree from Southern Illinois University in 1951; his M.B.A. from DePaul University in Chicago. He began his career as an accountant at Illinois Federal Savings and Loan. In 1955, Clark joined the accounting team at the First Federal Savings & Loan of Chicago, the largest S&L in the state. While serving as the executive vice president of First Federal, now Citicorp Savings of Illinois, Clark. Clark left First Federal, in 1986, for a position with the Chicago Transit Authority. He revolutionized the city transit system by increasing minority involvement in contracting, acquiring new buses and streamlining internal financial processes. Clark also served as vice president at Bear Stearns, the financial investment firm. In 1991, Clark left both posts to start his own firm, the Clark Consulting Company, offering full-service asset management and financial planning.