Devon "D" Clark, who has four decades of experience in the flooring distribution business, is Vice President of Marketing at Fishman Flooring Solutions, a position he has held since November 2008. Headquartered at Fishman's Baltimore offices, he oversees all marketing functions and website development. He is also responsible, working with the Vice President of Sales at Fishman Flooring Solutions, for comprehensive sales plans, forecasts, and marketing strategies, as well as vendor, product and program development. He also provides strategic guidance to Fishman's business development, field and executive management teams as they work to maximize sales and profitability.
Prior to joining the Fishman team, D was President and owner of Clark Flooring Solutions/Clark Continental Inc., a flooring distribution company, which he founded in September 1980. His business was acquired by Fishman Flooring Solutions in November 2008.
As with other members of the Fishman executive team, D has been actively involved in industry affairs throughout his career in flooring distribution. He was a founding member of the Floor Covering Distributor Alliance (FCDA), the Floor Installation Association of North America (FIANA), and the Pittsburgh Tri-State Chapter of Certified Flooring Installers. He has also worked closely with the International Certified Flooring Installers Association (CFI), the Flooring Contractors Association (FCICA) and the North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors (NAFCD).
D has an Associate's Degree in Business Administration from the Community College of Allegheny County in Pennsylvania. He has also completed courses in Wholesale Executive Management at Ohio State University, Entrepreneurial Business at Carnegie Mellon University, Marketing at the American Marketing Association, and Leadership, Sales and Management at Dale Carnegie.
D and his wife, Alyson, are the parents of three grown children and reside in Cocoa Beach, Florida. He enjoys spending time with his family and grandchildren, as well as biking, kayaking, fishing and hiking. From time to time, he can also be found on the golf course.