REDI Speaker Series: Maxine Clark

Please join us in welcoming Maxine Clark to Columbia!

Maxine Clark is the Founder of Build-A-Bear Workshop®, a teddy-bear themed retail-entertainment experience. Founded in 1997 in St. Louis, MO., today there are over 400 Build-A-Bear Workshop stores worldwide, more than 150 million stuffed animals have been sold world-wide and global revenues have exceeded $5 billion. Maxine stepped down from her CEO position in 2013 to dedicate her time to investing in women and minority entrepreneurs and to use her entrepreneurial skills to help reinvent K-12 education in St. Louis. Launched in 2015, is her first product, Blueprint4SummerSTL, a free and easy-to-use mobile app designed to help ALL families navigate the best summer activities for their children. Her latest venture is the Delmar DivINe™—the transformation of a neighborhood eyesore, the historic St. Luke’s Hospital, into a multi-use real estate development to open in 2019.

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