Maxine Clark

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Maxine Clark


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in Coral Gables, Florida, The United States
March 06, 1949

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Maxine Clark (née Kasselman) is founder of Build-A-Bear Workshop, an American retailer that sells customizable teddy bears and other stuffed animals.

She graduated from the University of Georgia in 1971. She holds an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from St. Louis University. In 2006, she published her first book “The Bear Necessities of Business: Building a Company with Heart”.

After college, she worked at Hecht's, a division of the May Company department store chain, and in 1976 was promoted to the corporate offices in St. Louis, Missouri. In 1992, Clark became the president of Payless Shoe Source, and left the company in 1996.

In addition to her Board service to Build-A-Bear Workshop, Maxine serves on the Board of Directors of Footlocker, Inc
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Happy 4th of July 2015!

I always feel appreciative to live in this great country and to be afforded the luxuries of being an American. I am probably one of the few people I know who prefers travel in the USA to travel elsewhere. So be it.


The last few years since stepping down from my full time position as CEO of Build-A-Bear Workshop I have been able to appreciate my freedoms  more deeply. While I loved my 16 years at th

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Average rating: 3.84 · 97 ratings · 12 reviews · 22 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Bear Necessities of Bus...

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Step By Step Italian Cooking

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More books by Maxine Clark…
“I never met a teddy I didn't like.”
Maxine Clark, The Build-A-Bear Workshop Furry Friends Hall of Fame: The Official Collector's Guide

“It's never too late to have a happy childhood.”
Maxine Clark, The Build-A-Bear Workshop Furry Friends Hall of Fame: The Official Collector's Guide



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