clark newell


Clark Newell at Alyeska Ski Resort

Hello World! I'm a business owner, customer service manager, web developer, outdoorsman, CrossFit athlete and pop culture enthusist. Photo of myself on the Alyeska headwall by Robyn Newell, July 2021.


To uplift your team, delight clients and solve problems as an Marketing Project Manager and Web Developer. Highlighted skills include customer relations, team management, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, React, full stack web development, and project management. Download My Resume.

    Certified Associate Project Manager

    Project Management Institute, Feb 2022

    As member of PMI, the global authority on project management best practices and producer of PMBOK, the Project Management Body of Knowledge, completed the CAPM online course and passed the certification exam on my first try with an "above target" rating. View the Credly Badge.

    Web Development Immersive Certificate

    Galvanize + Hack Reactor, Jul 2018

    Galvanize, in association with Hack Reactor, provides a 6-month coding bootcamp which trains participants in building full-stack JavaScript web applications. In a fully immersive developer environment, Galvanize participants complete industry focused drills, which include front-end frameworks, building back-end databases with API CRUD connectivity between server and client, pair programming, and agile workflow.

    Bachelor of Arts in Music, German Minor

    University of Utah, Jul 2013

    Completed a liberal arts degree in music along with a German minor. Also intentionally completed multiple business, communication and marketing electives all while working full time as an administrator for the College of Engineering.

Dry Peaks Logo

Founder and Business Owner

Sept 2022 - Current

  • Currently as sole proprietor and "solopreneur", wear all the hats while directing the design and manufacturing of moisture wicking sportswear soon to be available via online store and other outlets, e.g. Amazon, Etsy and Pintrest
  • Principal Web Developer, managing a Shopify backend while building a custom React/GatsbyJS frontend
  • Lead Digital Marketing Manager, creating and running a digial marketing campaign on Instagram and TikTok and creating original blog content
  • Personally pack and ship all orders, and personally manufacturing the prototype products

Customer Service Manager - Kroger dba Smith's Marketplace

Sept 2018 - Current

  • Responsible for supervising a 170,000 sq. ft. superstore while directly managing up to 30 people per day
  • Respond to and resolve customer feedback
  • Ensure maintenance and operability of check-out technology including self-checkout robots and SmartSafe while protecting substantial cash assets
  • Trained in inventory ordering as well as selection and curbside delivery of online Pickup orders

Full Stack Software Development Intern - Red Pepper Software

Jan 2019 - Nov 2019

  • Using Jira as the productivity tool with scrum methodology and agile workflow, assisted team with QA, pair programming, code review and full stack coding assignments building proprietary software for multiple clients
  • While managing multiple tickets on strict tempo timers, switched between different tech stacks and languages
  • Worked in frontend web and mobile development using HTML, CSS, Sass, JavaScript, TypeScript, PHP, Razor, Xamarin.iOS, and JS frameworks such as Angular
  • Customized templates on e-commerce platforms such as Shopify and blog-sites such as WordPress and Magento
  • Worked in backend development using C#, ASP.NET, Entity framework and SQL

Administrative Assistant - University of Utah

Dec 2007 - Jul 2014

  • Former Assistant to the Director of the Center for Engineering Innovation in the Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Nanotechnology Institute of Utah
  • Coordinated the design and development of websites, social media, and marketing materials
  • Coordinated multiple submissions of multi-million dollar, interdisciplinary grant proposals to NIH, NSF and DARPA and was trained in pre- and post-award management by the University's Office of Research Administration
  • Organized and supervised special events and conferences including venue selection, catering, promotion, sponsorship, and media materials
  • Coordinated project and customer resource management using CRM tools such as Pipedrive and Zoho

Assistant Manager - Flynn Restaurant Group

Jan 2016 - Nov 2016

  • Trained to oversee every aspect of full service Applebee's restaurants
  • Singlehandedly ran restaurants while supervising up to 30 people per day
  • Learned and performed with proficiency, every single role in the front and back of house
  • Managerial duties included daily/weekly inventory, supply orders, interviewing, hiring, training, and promoting special marketing events

Account Administrator - Great West Financial

Aug 2014 - Jul 2015

  • As part of the cash processing team, provided expeditious and accurate distribution of retirement contributions for various retirement plans and their participants
  • Monitored, researched, adjusted and cleared outstanding items in all suspense accounts
  • Trained to become a subject matter expert in IRA direct rollovers and plan-to-plan transfers



Queer Tech Utah

Organized social networking events and technology discussions for the LGBTQIA+ developer and tech community in the Salt Lake City, Utah area via meetup. Also chaired a Diversity and Inclusion discussion panel for the Silicon Slopes organization.


Denver LGBT Tech

Organized social networking events and technology discussions for the LGBTQIA+ developer and tech community in the Denver, Colorado area via meetup.