Saint Joseph’s College Welcomes New Chief Financial Officer

William Clark, chief financial officerSaint Joseph’s College announces that William D. Clark is joining the college’s leadership team as the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, replacing Stuart Koop who has served in that position in an interim capacity.

William “Bill” Clark brings more than ten years of experience in senior financial management for educational institutions. Since 2013, he has been working as the Chief Financial & Operating Officer and Board Treasurer for North Yarmouth Academy in Yarmouth, Maine. Previously, he held Director of Finance & Operations positions at Bridgton Academy and at the Long Island Museum. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Wilmington University and a Master of Business Administration from Fitchburg State University.

President James Dlugos, Ph.D. said, “Bill’s experience across a wide range of non-profit organizations will serve him and the College well as we continue to pursue our strategic goal of strengthening the College’s financial position through new and entrepreneurial endeavors. In addition, it’s clear that Bill is a great “people person” who will bring tremendous positive energy to his work.  We’re excited to have Bill and his family join the Saint Joseph’s College community.”

“I am deeply honored to have the opportunity to join the Saint Joseph’s community at such an exciting time. I am inspired by Saint Joseph’s dedication to fostering personal growth through first-hand experiences, developing intellectual global citizens, and encouraging a sense of adventure and curiosity in its students. I look forward to contributing to the facilitation of these valuable experiences," Bill Clark said.

Clark is a musician, volleyball player, and outdoorsman; he holds a US Coast Guard 100-Ton Master license and served as a research vessel captain on the Chesapeake Bay, as well as a commercial fisherman for many years. During college, he played semi-pro football and rugby, which preceded his 10 years of coaching high school football. He lives in Gorham, Maine, with his wife and two children.

Clark will begin work at Saint Joseph's College in early summer.