The HistoryMakers video oral history with Frank Clark.

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Imprint:Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Description:1 online resource (4 video files (1 hr., 57 min., 3 sec.)) : sound, color.
Subject:Clark, Frank, -- 1945 September 3- -- Interviews.
Clark, Frank.
African Americans -- Interviews.
African Americans.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Oral histories.
Oral histories.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Format: E-Resource Video Streaming Video
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Varying Form of Title:History Makers video oral history with Frank Clark
Frank Clark
Other authors / contributors:Clark, Frank, 1945 September 3- interviewee.
Richardson, Julieanna L., interviewer.
Hickey, Matthew, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
Sound characteristics:digital
Digital file characteristics:video file
Notes:Videographer, Matthew Hickey.
Julieanna L. Richardson, interviewer.
Recorded Chicago, Illinois 2001 August 2.
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Summary:Business executive Frank Clark was born September 3, 1945, in Chicago, Illinois. Clark earned his B. A. and J. D. degrees from DePaul University. He is a veteran of the Vietnam War. He began his career in the mailroom of ComEd, an Illinois electric utility company, in 1966. In 2001, he was named the company's first African-American president. In 2005, he was appointed the company's chairman and CEO. En route to senior management, Clark served as a senior vice president of corporate and governmental affairs; western division commercial manager; public affairs manager; and senior staff attorney at ComEd. He retired from ComEd in 2012 and founded BMO Financial Corporation. Mayor Rahm Emanuel appointed Clark Chairman of the Chicago Board of Education in 2015. He served on the boards of Metropolitan Family Services; Governors State University Foundation; the Illinois State Chamber of Commerce; the Chicago Legal Clinic the Adler Planetarium.