Semblanza del instructor

Norm Clark, Ph.D.

Norm Clark, Ph.D.

Profesor de Distribución Industrial en Texas A&M University

Semblanza

Norm Clark joined the Industrial Distribution faculty in the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University in the fall of 2001. He has a BBA in Accounting, an MBA in Management, and a Ph.D. in Educational Human Resource Development. In industry, as director of sales for a Houston-based consulting firm, Norm developed, marketed and delivered educational programs for both manufacturers and distributors representing a variety of industrial channels throughout the U.S. As an associate of the Thomas and Joan Read Center for Distribution Research and Education at Texas A&M, he is responsible for developing, marketing and delivering professional development programs to distributors and manufacturers globally. Norm has taught sales and sales management courses in the business schools at both Texas A&M and the University of Houston.  Since he joined the Industrial Distribution Program at Texas A&M, he has taught undergraduate courses in Sales Engineering, Purchasing Applications in Distribution, Manufacturer Distributor Relations, and Ethics and Leadership. He is faculty advisor to the Sigma Delta, the Honor Society for Industrial Distribution Students.  Norm’s use of interactive teaching methods and his ability to encourage discussion in classroom situations help to create memorable learning experiences in both industry and academia. This combination of industry and academic involvement enhances his effectiveness in both arenas and has proved helpful in matching ID graduates with careers in industry.