Ed. Clark, born in Hillyard and raised in Spokane,
has been in the advertising, marketing, and public relations
business in the Pacific Northwest since graduating from
Eastern Washington University in 1969 with a degree in sociology,
(minors in public relations, journalism, English and psychology).
He has worked as an advertising copywriter, producer, creative
director, account manager, public relations director and
agency owner for advertising agencies and PR firms in Seattle,
Portland and Spokane.
For over 30 years Ed Clark and his associates have developed
marketing and advertising for hundreds of clients throughout
the state of Washington as well as throughout the west.
In the inland northwest, the name Ed Clark has been synonymous
with creativity and good business sense for decades. The
firm has reputation for quality and integrity. Clark has
handled clients in nearly every business category locally,
regionally, nationally and internationally.
In addition to his business and civic endeavors Clark has
also taught advertising, marketing and public relations
classes at Eastern Washington University, Gonzaga University,
Spokane Community College and Spokane Falls Community College.
He has also been a frequent guest lecturer for various marketing
workshops and seminars throughout the Pacific Northwest,
including classes at the University of Washington and Washington
State University. Clark also writes a column on small business
marketing for the Spokane Journal of Business.
In 1991, he wrote and produced a 75- minute video program
on how to be successful dealing with the Japanese. The Telly
award-winning program, titled How to Do Business in
Japan Without Losing Your Face, is still selling on
the international market.