Abir Clark is an Associate Professor in the Graduate School at Valparaiso University and holds 20 years of experience in the banking industry in commercial lending, private banking, credit review and audit and as a bank examiner with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. In addition, she has been involved in Human Resource Management and Innovation Management. Abir obtained a Bachelor of Arts in 1989 and Master of Arts in 1990 from Valparaiso University and later obtained MBA degrees from both Cranfield University in the UK and Ecole de Management in Lyon, France in 2001. She has taught in the Graduate School at Valparaiso University since 2008. Clark’s specialization includes courses on Cross Cultural Management, Human Resource Management, and Innovation Management. She spent 4 years with Valparaiso University’s College of Business faculty developing and administering the Student Assessment Center and Internship Program.