Newcombe Clark is 27 years old and a partner in Bluestone Realty Advisors, a commercial real estate brokerage and consulting firm based in Ann Arbor Michigan. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a BA in Japanese Language and Culture and a BSE in Mechanical Engineering. He's also a published playwright and columnist and is currently in development of his first animated cartoon to air early next year. He serves on multiple boards and committees in the Ann Arbor area, including the Ann Arbor Area Chamber of Commerce
, Michigan Theater Foundation
, Dance Gallery Foundation
, University of Michigan Museum of Art
, Cool Cities Task Force, Citizens Advisory Council for the Downtown, and the Main Street Area Association.
In 2006 Newcombe was named to Crain's 20 in their 20's and in November 2007 was featured in the LS&A magazine for the U-M due to his efforts to attract and retain young, skilled workers to the region. Newcombe resides in a two-story historic loft in downtown Ann Arbor that duel functions as the Clark/Valenti Gallery, a not for profit gallery and performance space for local artists.
Newcombe will be writing about all things living/working/playing in Metro Detroit as a member of the creative class. Just what do we have to offer to this important demographic and what do we still need?JOIN THE CONVERSATION WITH YOUR COMMENTS!
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