Robert A. Clark
Event Services Manager at San Diego Habitat for Humanity
- Greater San Diego Area
- Civic & Social Organization
Robert A. Clark's Overview
- Event Services Manager at San Diego Habitat for Humanity
- Chairman of the Board of Directors at THE CENTRE for Organization Effectiveness
- Outreach and Digital Associate at The San Diego Foundation
- Prinicpal at InnerView Consulting
- Community Services Director at City of Poway, CA
- Director of the Department of Community Services at City of Santee, CA
- Amercian Society for Training & Development
- Chapman University
- Mesa College
Robert A. Clark's Summary
I’m Robert Clark and I’m ready, willing and able to take on a wider range of duties and responsibilities than any employee you've seen and I do it with enthusiasm and a passion for exceeding expectations.
I help executives and managers succeed by becoming better leaders and by helping their organizations perform more effectively.
Imagine how amazing it would be to have as part of your team someone who has over 25 years of executive-level experience in groundbreaking service management? Someone who has a proven record of building exceptional teams and organizations? Someone who specializes in developing leaders, aligning organizations, and building group consensus? If you can benefit, or know of an organization that can benefit, from having this talent as part of your team, then let’s talk. I’m Robert Clark and your SUCCESS is what I’m all about!
What co-workers have to say . . .
“Robert is a skillful manager who is insightful about how to motivate and bring out the best in those around him.” – Lisa Foster, J.D. - Law Offices of McDougal, Love, Eckis, Smith, Boehmer & Foley - April 23, 2009
“I so appreciate all of your amazing, wonderful work for the city.” – Councilmember Merrilee Boyack – City of Poway – April 20, 2009
“It is such a pleasure to work with Robert and to witness the passion, humility and humor that he brings to his work of leading and inspiring his Department. Robert is a credit to the profession and public service.” – Rod Gould, City Manager – City of Poway - August 1, 2008
“The energy, enthusiasm and passion that Robert brings to those he serves are unparalleled.” - Tina White, Assistant City Manager - City of Poway, CA
“Robert has the ability to create highly functional boards and commissions that are focused and goal oriented.” - Penny Riley, City Manager – City of Poway
“Robert’s talents, strengths, heart, and wisdom have made us the community we are.” Lori Howard – Councilmember – City of Santee – June 2000
Multi-talented, Successfully operates divergent divisions, Exceptionally Skilled Team builder, Consensus builder,
Organizational Development professional, Staff development champion, Insightful leader, Sophisticated interpersonal skills, Exemplary, Passionate dedication, Unparalleled Innovation, Politically Astute, Strong left-brain/ right-brain connection/balance, Adaptable, Ethical, Bold, Hard working, Diligent, Dependable, and highly Creative
Robert A. Clark's Experience
Event Services Manager
Nonprofit; 11-50 employees; Construction industry
September 2012 – Present (2 years 1 month) 10222 San Diego Mission Road, San Diego, CA 92108-2135
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Government Agency; 11-50 employees; Management Consulting industry
March 2008 – July 2013 (5 years 5 months) la jolla, ca
I was appointed to serve on the Board of Directors by the Mayor of San Diego, Jerry Sanders in recognition for my work and commitment to improving the quality of leadership in the public and private sectors.
THE CENTRE for Organization Effectiveness is an innovative and exciting “one-stop shop” concept. We offer management development, organization development, and specialized training programs to local and state public sector organizations and agencies, as well as nonprofit and private sector organizations. We handle everything from consultant selection to material preparation to logistics to account management.
THE CENTRE’S vision is to raise the caliber of leadership through academies, forums and seminars, facilitation and consulting services.
We are located in La Jolla where we have our administrative offices, a large and attractive training facility and several break off rooms. This site also houses a CENTRE library of books, articles and educational videos available to CENTRE customers.
Outreach and Digital Associate
Nonprofit; 11-50 employees; Philanthropy industry
September 2011 – June 2012 (10 months)
Implemented Corporate & Community Outreach Plan for the Regional Vision Initiative, the most successful program of civic engagement of its kind in the United States to date. The centerpiece of the project was an interactive online survey in which an unprecedented 30,000 people took part in over 70,000 survey modules.
Developed, packaged and implemented the regional outreach plan, including a digital Community Partner Toolkit and a Community Partner Liaison and Training Manual.
Completed statistical analysis and trending on daily participation.
Tracked 300 Outreach Partners and their levels of participation.
Developed and implemented successful outreach strategies that increase participation by over 40 percent.
Created all PowerPoint & Turning Point Presentations for the initiative and the survey results.
April 2010 – September 2011 (1 year 6 months) Greater San Diego Area
Robert established a consulting practice in 2010, specializing in individual, team and organization development, process improvement and the leadership for learning organizations.
His intent is to use this consulting practice as a bridge to full-time employment. He is currently researching possibilties in the fields of Health Care, Government, and Education for work as an Executive / Director/ or Management professional.
Community Services Director
Government Agency; 201-500 employees; Government Administration industry
2000 – 2009 (9 years)
Directed diverse service delivery of parks, aquatics and recreation programming; a professional theater; Native American, historic and ecological interpretive services, managed all City facilities & facility improvement projects to a community of 50,000.
Programmed for 6,580 underprivileged children annually providing access to recreation classes and professional theater productions.
Sustained over 600 volunteers, saving $160 K in salaries annually.
Represented the city on four local non-profit Boards of Directors.
Re-engineered three failing non-profits resulting in balanced budgets.
Developed & Trained staff, supervisors as leaders, coaches and successors.
Orchestrated 24 City-sponsored special events for 55,000 annually.
Oversaw the education of 35,000 children at Native American archaeological site yearly.
Mentored senior staff and staff-initiated committees.
Offered recreational classes to over 5,000 residents annually.
Director of the Department of Community Services
City of Santee, CA
September 1981 – June 2000 (18 years 10 months)
Assessed community needs, created programming that kept pace with the community, managed contracts with SDSU and County Sherriff’s. Successfully integrated Public Works, Housing and Manufactured Home Rent Control into the department.
Developed the entire operation from the-ground-up.
Liaison to all City Council-appointed Boards and Commissions.
Oversaw public information and award-winning publications.
Maintained the city infrastructure including landscape districts, 130 miles of roads, street trees, parks and open space.
Robert A. Clark's Publications
ReStore Business Mixer - November 2012Authors: Robert A. Clark
Robert A. Clark's Projects
San Diego Habitat for Humanity Special Events
Team Members: Robert A. Clark
- October 2012 to Present
Robert A. Clark's Skills & Expertise
- Consensus Building
- Public Speaking
- Organizational Development
- Leadership Development
- Community Outreach
- Strategic Planning
- Program Management
- Executive Coaching
- Program Development
- Team Building
- Organizational Effectiveness
- Community Development
- Staff Development
- Relationship Development & Enhansement
- Career Development
- Volunteer Management
- Workshop Facilitation
- Process Improvement
- Performance Management
- Public Relations
- Event Management
- Change Management
- Conflict Resolution
- Customer Service
- Employee Training
- Event Planning
- Executive Development
- Management Consulting
- Project Management
- Proposal Writing
- Team Leadership
Robert A. Clark's Education
Amercian Society for Training & Development
Certification, Training Adult Learners
Activities and Societies: Certification recieved on 4/13/11
M.A., Organizational Leadership
2006 – 2010
Graduated with 4.0 GPA
28-credit Certification, Interior Design
1986 – 1990
Chapman University - Orange Campus
M.A. Clinical / Community Psychology, Psychology
1978 – 1981
1971 – 1975
Graduated Magna Cum Laude
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