A. James Clark’s life and career are the embodiment of the American Dream. Clark spent his life building an empire in the construction industry, the road to success paved by his hard work and steadfast commitment to honesty, integrity, and good citizenship. In 1994, the University of Maryland’s School of Engineering became known as the A. James Clark School of Engineering.
A. James Clark Quotes
We expanded primarily for our people – if you don’t offer more opportunities, you don’t keep good people.
My children went to Bethesda Elementary School. I wouldn’t do anything to endanger the safety of Bethesda.
I did not want to go out at 5:30 in the morning with my stocking cap and my navy pea coat on and shoot lines and grades for the rest of my life.
I’ve always kept a low profile, and I like it that way.
The best are the ones built without controversy, when the owner, the architect, and the builder work together.
Ben Rome was a perfectionist. He checked every letter that went out to make sure the English was correct.
When I did a high-profile project, I was not the developer of it.
My job was to build, and that’s still my job – and I like that better than interviews.
It’s nice to work with your own alma mater.