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Clay Lavalle Sharp Edit Profile

also known as Val Sharp

Finance company executive

Clay Lavalle Sharp, American finance company executive. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1962-1968. Member Metropolitan Club.

Background

Sharp, Clay Lavalle was born on September 19, 1940 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States. Son of Clay LaValle and Ruby (Stoner) Sharp.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1962. Master of Business Administration, Columbia University, 1969.

Career

Assistant vice president, Bache & Company. New York City, 1969-1973;senior associate, Bear Stearns & Company. New York City, 1973-1975;director finance, Emerson Electric Company, St. Louis, 1975-1984;president, Emerson Finance Company, Stamford, Connecticut, since 1984;also board directors, Emerson Electric Company, Stamford, Connecticut.

Board directors Emerson Capital Corporation, Stamford.

Membership

Lieutenant United States Navy, 1962-1968. Member Metropolitan Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: flying, aerobatic gliding, sailing, swimming.

Connections

Married Joan Christina Niklaus, June 9, 1962. Children: Kira, Matthew.

father:
Clay LaValle Sharp

mother:
Ruby (Stoner) Sharp

spouse:
Joan Christina Niklaus

children:
Kira Sharp

Matthew Sharp