William E. Clark

Wolloam Clark


William E. Clark

BSEE ‘65

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

CDI contractors, LLC


Mr. Clark has spent 37 years in the construction field; 22 years as an electrical subcontractor and 15 years as a general contractor.  CDI Contractors, which he established in 1987 with Dillard Department Stores, has grown to become the largest general contractor based in Arkansas.


With jobs located throughout the United States, CDI Contractors boasts annual revenues in excess of $300 million and is consistently ranked in the Top 400 contractors in the U.S. by Engineering News-Record.  The company has been selected by former President Bill Clinton to construct his presidential library in Little Rock.


Mr. Clark is chairman of the UA Board of Trustees and is a member of the UA Campaign for the Twenty-First Century Steering Committee.  He has received a number of awards including being elected to the Arkansas Construction Hall of Fame and being named 2000 Business Executive of the Year by Arkansas Business.  He is active in a number of professional and civic organizations.