About Pete Clark
Pete Clark is Corporate President and Real Estate Broker, licensed in the states of California and Nevada, directing the real property operation for Clark Company, a family-held California corporation. In addition to real estate brokerage, he oversees and manages numerous ranches, including the Clark Family ranches in San Luis Obispo County, all of which he is eminently qualified for, both by virtue of his heritage and his own expertise, shaped in the forge of personal experience.
Pete has won several All Around Cowboy Awards and continues to actively compete in team roping. He is a member of the PRCA and the USTRC. One of the highlights of his roping career was being invited to compete in the PRCA Presidential Rodeo in Washington, D.C., in 1983. In 1999, he won the Team Penning Championship at the California Rodeo at Salinas, one of the oldest the most prestigious rodeos in the United States.
Pete is a former member and past President of the California Mid-State Fair Board, actively promoting the fields of ranching, agriculture and rodeo. He is a member of the National Cattlemen’s Association, State Director of the California Cattlemen’s Association and member of the Livestock Identification Committee, Director and past President of the San Luis Obispo County Cattlemen’s Association, Director and President of the San Luis Obispo Cattlemen Political Action Committee, member of the California Farm Bureau and past Director of the Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce.
Additionally, he is a fourth-generation member of Rancheros Visitadores, former member of the Executive Committee, Director and past President of Los Adobes de Los Rancheros, and member of El Viaje de Portola. In 2009, Pete was chosen as the San Luis Obispo County Cattleman of the Year for his service to both the local and state cattle industries. Pete has been married to Elena Twisselman Clark for 40 years. Elena was chosen as the San Luis Obispo County Cattleman of the Year in 2017.
Pete is also co-founder of the Meadow Muffin Golf Classic, an annual golf tournament benefiting several local charities, including the Greater Paso Robles Children’s Christmas Toy Bank.