Dr. Dewey Clark is a native of eastern North Carolina and grew up on a tobacco farm. Dewey attended North Carolina Wesleyan College in Rocky Mount, NC, and graduated with Honors with degrees in Business Administration and History. After graduation Dewey worked for the college as Dean of Admissions for 7 years while working on his MBA from Campbell University.
In 1990 Dewey went to work for the $100 million customized food distributor, MBM, Inc., as a financial analyst. Over 24 years he served as Senior Operations Analyst, CFO, Regional Director of Operations, and Vice President of Strategic Planning. By 2012 MBM had grown to $7 billion and was sold to Warren Buffett’s McLane. MBM was servicing restaurant chains like Chickfila, Arby’s, Burger King, and Red Lobster.
Dewey stayed at MBM until 2014 when he became President of North Carolina Wesleyan College, his alma mater. He is married to Suzanne and has a daughter, Blakely, and a son Nick. In November 2021 grandson, Levi was added to the family.