MEET OUR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, DEREK CLARK
Photo taken at The Stanley Theatre, Utica, NY
Broadway Utica is pleased to introduce its new Executive Director, Derek Clark. Derek is originally from San Francisco and most recently New York City. He has more than 25 years experience as a senior executive in the fashion industry focused on the wholesale and retail sector. Most recently, Derek served as vice president of corporate financial and merchandise planning for fashion icon Elie Tahari in New York City. Prior to Elie Tahari, he held senior management positions with both Perry Ellis and Steve Madden.
When asked about his new role in the performing arts industry, he said: “The Broadway Theatre League has been a pillar in this community for 59 years and I have the opportunity to be a part of this iconic organization. I am honored and thrilled to be the new face of Broadway Utica and accept all of the challenges the position will bring. I am looking forward to working with a distinguished and well respected Board of Directors, community leaders, patrons, and all those who have supported this fine organization throughout the years. As a newcomer to the Utica area, I plan on being involved in the community, creating strong relationships and lasting local ties.”