By Jean A. Flanagan
As an attorney, Clyde See has helped an enormous number of people in business. He has provided legal services to dozens of small businesses and has helped many get started. “I take pride in helping people accomplish their goals,” he said.
See was named the 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year by the Hardy County Chamber of Commerce. He will be honored at the Annual Dinner on Wednesday, April 5.
See graduated from West Virginia University with a degree in political science and history. He graduated from the WVU College of Law in 1970 and established his practice in Moorefield. “I’m in my 47th year, here” he said.
From 1975 through 1984, See served in the West Virginia House of Delegates, six years as Speaker of the House. He ran for Governor of West Virginia in 1984.
Throughout his professional life, See has given of his time and talents to various institutions in Hardy County. He has served as President of the Board of Directors of the Mutual Protective Insurance Association for the past 20 years and has been on its board for more than 40 years. “It is a very small organization, but I have helped grow the assets for the company,” he said.
[private] See served on the Hardy County Park Board and was instrumental in the development of Brighton Park and was known to cut the grass there often. He served the community as a member of the Moorefield Volunteer Fire Company.
He currently serves on the Hardy County Public Service District Board of Directors.
See has had a real estate license for more than 40 years and has helped his son Joshua See break into the business.
See is a veteran of the U.S. Army and is available anytime to act as Master of Ceremonies or Guest Speaker at any veteran organization event. He has delivered the Memorial Day message at Olivet Cemetery six times, each one more memorable than the previous one.
“I am very appreciative of this acknowledgement,” See said of the Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
“I certainly recognize the importance of the Chamber of Commerce as a voice for small business and industry throughout our county.” [/private]