Clarke was named Chief Financial Officer of C.H. Robinson in June 2015. He previously served as President and CEO of Panther Expedited Services, now a wholly owned subsidiary of Arkansas Best Corporation; CFO of Forward Air Corporation; and in investment banking and corporate finance roles. He currently serves on the board of Element Fleet Management Corp and previously served on the board for Blount International, Inc., Pacer International, Inc., and Forward Air Corporation. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Washington University in Missouri and an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.