Brother Michael G. Clark was born and raised in Redwood City, California. He served a Spanish-speaking mission to the Utah Salt Lake City North Mission. He attended Ricks College, graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in Spanish and later obtained an MBA from Stanford University. Prior to coming to BYU-Idaho nine years ago, Brother Clark spent the majority of his career working at Intel Corporation and Sun Microsystems in a variety of supply chain management positions. Brother and Sister Clark are the parents of three children and have three grandchildren.