Dan Clark


Dan Clark

Sector: Government

Iowa Prison Industries

Dan Clark is the Director of Iowa Prison Industries (IPI), a work training program for men and women incarcerated within Iowa's nine state prisons. Every day, more than 900 men and women in the IPI program learn to weld, learn to work as a team, learn to use the tools of lean manufacturing, and learn the skills that will help them obtain good paying jobs upon their release. IPI work training programs provide Iowa employers with a skilled and motivated workforce, and improve the success rate for re-entering citizens. Prior to joining IPI, Dan spent 30 years in private industry.

He holds an M.B.A. from the University of Buffalo and an M.S. from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY. Dan and his spouse Kristin reside in West Des Moines, Iowa.