Regional President, Cleveland
Paul Clark is regional president of PNC Bank, Cleveland.
Clark, a 41-year financial services veteran, joined PNC through its acquisition of National City Corporation in December 2008. He joined the National City Corporation in 1976 as a management trainee in Consumer Finance. Since that time he has served in a variety of capacities, including executive vice president of Retail Banking in Pennsylvania (where he led the integration of Integra Financial Corporation) and president/chief executive officer of Michigan/Illinois (following the merger of First of America Bank Corporation). He also held the position of executive vice president of Institutional Asset Management and chair of the Investment Management Company until his appointment as president of Northern Ohio banking in 2004.
Active in a number of civic and business organizations, Clark serves on the boards of directors of Baldwin-Wallace University, Cuyahoga Community College Foundation, Cuyahoga County Invest in Children, Greater Cleveland Partnership (to include Cleveland Development Advisors and the Commission on Economic Inclusion), Musical Arts Association (Cleveland Orchestra), Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Gordon Square Arts District, UCP of Greater Cleveland, United Way of Greater Cleveland, University Circle, Inc. and University Hospitals Health Systems, Inc.
Clark holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Denison University and a master’s degree in business administration from Baldwin-Wallace College (now Baldwin Wallace University). In June 2010 he was granted a doctor of humane letters degree from Baldwin-Wallace College (now Baldwin Wallace University). He is also a graduate of the Stonier School of Banking.