Joel Fruendt is the Vice President and General Manager of Clarke's domestic unit, giving him responsibility for driving the strategic development of Clarke’s U.S. business with oversight of sales staff, service and manufacturing operations, and supply chain. Joel joined Clarke in 2005 and has successfully worked to grow the products and services business while enhancing our operational efficiencies and build upon the pre-existing strengths of the organization.
Joel is a graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University where he received his Bachelors of Science in Business Administration. He and his wife Suzanne have three children, Nick, Sara and Liza.
Nick is a 2012 graduate of Northwestern University and is a business analyst with a consulting firm in San Francisco. Sara is a nursing major at the University of Dubuque and is active on the basketball team. Liza, a recent high school grad, is just beginning college with a basketball scholarship. When they are not at one of the children’s events, the family enjoys spending any free time they have together playing golf, tennis and biking.