We Come in Clutch.

What We DON'T Do:

We Don't Do FLUFF.

We Don't "DREAM ABOUT IT".

We Don't Do ORDINARY.

We Don't SETTLE.

We Don't Just COME THROUGH.

What We ALWAYS Do:

We Do DETAILS.

We GET IT DONE.

We Do EXTRAORDINARY.

We RAISE THE STANDARD.

We COME IN CLUTCH .

What We DON'T Do:

We Don't Do FLUFF.

We Don't "DREAM ABOUT IT".

We Don't Do ORDINARY.

We Don't SETTLE.

We Don't Just COME THROUGH.

What We ALWAYS Do:

We Do DETAILS.

We GET IT DONE.

We Do EXTRAORDINARY.

We RAISE THE STANDARD.

We COME IN CLUTCH .

We Come in Clutch.

Clutch is an award-winning certified micro and women owned business, created by two lifetime corporate employees who wanted to use their skills of matching good people to quality work in a bigger way. Founded on the desire to serve our client’s needs, we work to match organizations with resources they dream about. Clutch supports the goals and growth metrics of each organization; striving to fulfill their strategic needs without friction and always with a smile.

Anne Descalzo

Co-Founder & CEO

Anne provides strategic management through organizational excellence. Team culture and playing to team strengths are her highest priority, while leading with emotional intelligence. She is a champion of building relationships, developing culture, and conquering challenges. She is known for leading powerful, efficient meetings, tough love that translates to accountability, and her kick-ass project management skills. On any given day, you can find her nerding out on spreadsheets, and in her next life she may try her hand at professional organizing.

Rachel Zillner

Co-Founder & CFO

Rachel carries a proven track record of turning around under-performing operations and taking well-performing organizations from good to great - all through the recruitment and retention of quality team members. She has an impeccable reputation for finding innovative approaches to significantly improve processes, decision making, and value. Rachel is known for her fearless leadership, financial savviness, and carries the unofficial world record in attempting to create more than 24 hours in a day.

Shannon Elsemore

Director of Employee Success

Shannon is the doer of all the things: onboarding, payroll, accounts payable and receivable, reporting, compliance, contract management, human resources, customer service, administrative support, and - if you can believe it - so much more! She is known for providing top-notch service to our clients and creating a welcoming culture for all of our employees. She works hard during the week so she can play hard on the weekends, where she can usually be found with a glass of wine in one hand and a book in the other.

Missy McDougall

Event Manager

Missy’s positive, can-do attitude is infectious and provides unparalleled care to our clients. Her meticulous approach to project and event management is only matched by her creativity. Missy loves systems, and creating processes and procedures is what she was made for. She is an organizational queen who loves a good red lipstick and is known for her amazingly communicative emails filled with emojis.

Monica Ottaway

Account Manager

Monica carries a special ability in matching teams and organizations with high quality humans. She is a dynamic, empathetic people manager who excels at connecting on a human level, by building, training, and managing high performing customer service teams. She creates meaningful partnerships, while providing proactive and innovative solutions. If the day ends with a y, she is most likely wearing something from lululemon.

Johnny Perez

Senior Director, Client Services

Johnny is a “let’s get it done” kind of teammate. He works hard to provide the best for our clients and employees, and always looks for ways to go above and beyond. Johnny has a big, yet gentle presence, making people feel comfortable and connected. He is known for his fun, yet effective management style. It’s no surprise that one of his favorite movies is How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days and he isn’t afraid to quote it during meetings.

Madison Duong

Training Assistant

Maddie is a persistent and goal driven individual who believes that there is always room for improvement. She has great attention to detail and always makes sure her work is at its greatest potential, which goes hand in hand with her skills for her writing. Whether it be an article, social media caption, blog post or even a text, you can expect her to never miss a beat. She enjoys the simple things in life like yummy food and spending time with loved ones.

Reagan Allen

Digital Marketing Assistant

Reagan is currently wrapping up her high school career and sharpening her marketing skills. She is passionate about traveling and exploring how other people live around the world. Reagan has been a cheerleader for almost her entire life so she carries an unparalleled ability to rally people and bring spirit to everything. Her cheer background has helped her learn how to adapt and be flexible in all types of situations. And yes, she can jump higher and yell louder than you.

Megan Riggs

Event Manager

Megan is an experienced community change maker with a kick-ass attitude. Her delightful, witty, and fun personality leads her approach to project management making her an ideal team member for every plan, project, and party. Her communications skills and relationship management are only matched by her ability to identify challenges, and develop proactive solutions. She is a true believer in Friday vibes, chocolate for breakfast, and drinking bubbly to celebrate anything. She loves spending time with her soulmate and furbaby Jeffrey Michael. And sometimes even invites her husband to join them.

Kao Saephanh

Account Manager

Kao is a family man and a proud new father. Throughout his career, his motivation has always been to help and impact lives. Having Kao on your team means you’ll have someone who will jump in to help, always do the right thing, and add the fun and laughter needed to be successful. Legend has it that if you're ever looking for him, he's by the Tiki Bar.

Leah Coelho

Employee Success Associate

Leah is the kind of person you want by your side in a zombie apocalypse, a season of Survivor, or during a team project. She always comes prepared (which usually includes snacks!) and will never let her team lose. She is not afraid to try anything and carries a GSD attitude to go along with her organizational skills. On the side, she is a licensed welder so yes, Flashdance is her favorite movie.

Rebecca Carrig

Administrative Assistant

Known for her big, beautiful smile, Becca is the kind of teammate who can hop into any situation and make it seem like she’s been doing it for a million years. Coming from the beauty industry, her customer service skills are as sharp as the scissors she retired (although she has been known to do a kick-ass blow out on the side if you ask nicely enough). Whatever task she is given, you know it is going to get done. And in the case she doesn’t know how to do it, she is the Google master.

Mark Allard, PMP

Chief Project Officer

Mark is a seasoned project management professional who thrives on orchestrating continuous transformation and strategic initiatives. A true servant leader, Mark uses his emotional intelligence to connect to team members and knows how to build the structure and culture needed for project success. Mark is currently getting his Master of Science in Leadership and is actively vying for the “World’s Best Uncle” award.

Christine Mahon

Chief Communications Officer

Christine is an award-winning communications strategist who is passionate about connecting business, government, and non-profit sectors to drive goals, communicate critical messages, and advocate for our region. When she's not crafting the perfect pitch or doing media outreach, she is living her best ranch life with her family in Wilton with all the cows, horses, chickens, and dogs.

Brandon Ottaway

IT Manager

Brandon is a troubleshooting extraordinaire, known for his ability to break down tech jargon for clients and our team. In a world where we must be more connected than ever, Brandon brings his calm persona to bring the tech infrastructure needed to propel us forward. Brandon spends his weekends chasing after his young kids and cheering on the SF Giants.

Matt Williams

Chief Information Officer

Everyone has a superhero in their life, and our Chief Information Officer Matt Williams is ours. His super powers include data and analytics, project management, product ideation, business resilience, IT operations, and customer experience. Matt carries super strength when it comes to analytical and strategic approach to implementation and challenges. He makes sure to tighten his cape when he flies in to fix anything technology related. What is his superhero name, you ask? Captain Problem Solver is here to save your day!

Liane Streibel-Lyn

Accountant

Liane is a studious and resolute Accountant. Her background makes her the accounting world’s version of a multi-hyphenate, from tax preparation to client consultations, to Game Master at local escape rooms, to volunteering for Toastmasters – and that is just what she does during the work week. Liane loves dancing: Latin and swing dancing are her favorite types.

Jennifer Taylor

Account Manager

Jennifer is a skilled Account Manager who brings positive energy and a solutions-oriented mindset to any project she tackles. She is resourceful with a strong history of supporting high-performing teams. Jennifer is truly a customer-oriented individual who carries a real estate license, notary license, and previous experience as a hairstylist.

Erika Yeske

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Erika has an eye for talent. She brings her can-do attitude and upbeat personality to develop any team. Erika has a unique ability to quickly organize complex tasks and ensure they are completed correctly and on time. Born and raised in Santa Rosa, on weekends you can find her at a farmers’ market or exploring the many things to do in the Sacramento region.

Tracy Jackson

Chief Human Resources Officer

Tracy Jackson, SPHR, SHRM-SCP is a results-oriented and engaging human resources executive with a proven record of success. She carries extensive experience in developing teams in private, public, and employee-owned companies with both organic and acquisitive growth strategies. Tracy is passionate about issues related to underserved groups and speaks on diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in the workplace. Tracy can usually be seen sporting her signature blue and her contagious smile.

Why We Founded Clutch.

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