Gard Clark leads the Energy and Environment Business Unit, managing a portfolio of engineering, fabrication, and Management and Operations projects in the chemical, nuclear, environmental, and advanced energy fields.
Clark brings over 30 years leadership experience from the US Navy as a nuclear submarine Commanding Officer and US Department of Defense Major Program Manager. His expertise across operational, technical, and financial management roles provides the ability to successfully manage diverse and technically challenging and unique projects and programs for Teledyne. He is well-versed in both government and commercial business portfolio management as well as all phases of major project development and execution.
Clark joined Teledyne in 2013 as Uranium Laser Enrichment Manufacturing and Testing Plant Manager and Project Manager where he supervised design, manufacture, fabrication, assembly, and operation of advanced machinery and test equipment developed to commercialize the use of lasers to enrich uranium for nuclear power plant use.
Following this project, Clark became the Energy and Environment Business Unit Operations Manager leading execution of the diverse portfolioof commercial and government nuclear, chemical and advanced energy projects.
Recent awards achieved for Teledyne Brown Engineering include selection as 2018 Bechtel Large Business Subcontractor of the year, and winning team member for the 2019 Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer Interagency Partnership Award as well as a 2019 R&D 100 award in the Analytical/Test Category.
Prior to joining Teledyne, Clark served in the US Navy as a submarine officer, culminating with command of USS DALLAS (SSN 690). He also served as a Department of Defense Acquisition Professional and Naval Sea Systems Command Special Operations Forces Undersea Mobility Major Program Manager responsible for manned Deep Submergence Systems including miniature submersibles and support systems used by Special Operations Forces.
Clark holds an Associate’s Degree in Mathematics from Jamestown Community College, a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Science from the US Naval Academy, and a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from the US Naval Postgraduate School. He has also attended numerous military schools and is a graduate of the Defense Systems Management College Executive Program Managers Course.