April 21, 2020 @ 11:30 am – 12:15 pm
VIRTUAL via Zoom
Free with Registration

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Gary Clark, TEDx Speaker and Author

Please join us on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 (via ZOOM) as we hear from TEDx Speaker, Gary Clark.

Mr. Clark has been in the economic development field for over 12 years. In early 2019, Clark published his first work as a published author, with the memoir, Unlikely Viking – From the D.C. Projects to Rural Nebraska.  Clark recently completed at TedxOmaha Talk at Creighton University in Nov. 2019, his talk was titled, “Running shoes, food stamps, and cornfields “, the talk can be found on YouTube. Clark currently works as the President & CEO of the Greater Fremont Development Council, in Fremont, Nebraska. Clark joined the Greater Fremont Development Council in September 2017.  Prior to his GFDC role, Clark worked as the NIFA Opportunity Fund Manager out of the Omaha and Lincoln, NE offices and before that served as Cuming County Economic Development Director and Zoning Administrator for 5 years in Northeast Nebraska.  Clark is the Vice President of the National Rural Economic Developers Association and has served as the Northeast Development Network Chair in 2015. Clark currently serves on the Nebraska Economic Development Association Board. In late, 2018, Clark was awarded the Midland Business Journal’s 40 under 40 award for his aggressive workforce housing efforts in Fremont, Nebraska. Garry received his BA in Sociology from Dana College, Blair, N.E. and his Master of Science in Urban Studies/Public Administration from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Although his Alma mater (Dana College) is no more, Garry was inducted into the Dana College Hall of Fame for Track and Field in 2010 and received the Outstanding Young Alum Award in 2018. He holds 11 records (most ever in the school’s history) and was the first male National Champion for Dana College. Prior to his work in Nebraska, Clark started out as a City Planner-Mainstreet Manager and Economic Development Specialist in Florida and in Washington, D.C.

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April 2020 Event: Please register for our FREE EVENT via Zoom.

Only Registered attendees will be given access. 



* If you need to cancel your reservation you must do so by the Sunday prior to the event in order to get a full refund. If you registered but did not pay and you do not cancel by the Sunday prior to the event, you will be billed the registration fee. * Registrations made after the Sunday prior to the event will be charged $20 for the luncheon entry fee.


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