Executive with 40+ years of experience in growing consumer and service oriented businesses, with the past 10+ years recruiting in the manufacturing industry assisting companies and professional candidates in making the right hiring matches in the chemical, energy, and mineral processing sectors.
Reputation built on providing leadership to business and brand development initiatives, working with teams and divisions for companies of all sizes (Fortune 100, regional, and two successful start-ups). These companies have had exceptional performance, including a regional company tripling sales in six years (plus $140 million), and a prosperous start-up that introduced new data and applications and is now integrated into the decision making of many Fortune 500 organizations.
As a recruiter, achieved Top 5% performance metrics by working with mid-sized clients having revenues ranging from $200 million to $3 billion across the US, and placing talent with 5 to 25+ years of experience in plant to upper level management responsibilities.
Clapp earned his BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Virginia and his MBA from the University of Virginia, Colgate Darden Shool.