Maxine Clark

Maxine Clark

Director

Ms. Clark served as Chief Executive Bear of Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (retail merchants) from her founding the company in 1997 until her retirement in June 2013, and served as its Chairman from April 2000 until November 2011. Following her retirement, Ms. Clark served as a consultant to Build-A-Bear Workshop until January 2014. Ms. Clark is a director of Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. Ms. Clark also serves as Chief Executive Officer of the Clark-Fox Family Foundation, Inspirator of The Delmar DivINe (real estate initiative for community development in St. Louis), Managing Partner of Prosper Women’s Capital, and Executive in Residence of Washington University in St. Louis, John M. Olin School of Business. She serves as chairwoman of the St. Louis Regional Educational and Public Television Commission (KETC/-Channel 9 Public Television) and as a director of each of PBS, the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, the Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College, and New America (non-partisan think tank). She was previously a director of Gymboree Corp. from November 2014 to September 2017 and a trustee of the International Council of Shopping Centers.