Clark Contractors has hired Chris Shepard as Chief Financial Officer. In addition, the company added Travis Henry as safety director and Daniel Hunt as senior project manager.
Shepard will manage Clark Contractors’ financial actions, including financial reporting and analysis, strategic planning, and risk management.
“We’re so excited to have someone of Chris’ caliber join our team. His accounting and operations experience will be a tremendous benefit to Clark as we continue to grow,” said William Clark, CEO of Clark Contractors. “Chris lives our seven core values in his personal life, and I look forward to seeing the benefits of the contributions he will make to the company.”
Before joining Clark Contractors, Shepard was the Director of Operations at The Alotian Golf Club. He also worked at Hudson, Cisne & Co. and has 12 years of experience in the financial industry, including roles as an accountant, controller, and director of human
resources. He has a Bachelor of Accounting from Ouachita Baptist University and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant.
Henry will develop and promote a safety culture that will keep pace with Clark
Contractors’ operations, including team member training, policy enforcement, and program revision as the company continues to expand.
He spent the last six years as the Supervisory Industrial Hygienist for Red River Army Depot in Texarkana, Texas. Before that, he was a Manufactured Food Inspector for the Arkansas Department of Health and a Medical Technologist for the Arkansas Department of Human Services. Henry also worked for several years as a HAZMAT Emergency Responder for the Center for Toxicology and Emergency Response.
Henry holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Biology from the University of Central Arkansas.
As a Senior Project Manager in Clark Contractors’ Rogers, Arkansas office, Hunt will be responsible for project budgeting, cost control, bid packaging, Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) preparation, contracting with subcontractors and material suppliers, and contract administration.
Prior to joining Clark, Hunt worked for CDI Contractors. He has 17 years of experience in the construction industry and a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from the University of Arkansas Little Rock.
Clark Contractors is a full-service construction manager and general contractor headquartered in Little Rock with additional offices in Rogers and Southlake, Texas.