Clyde's love of the outdoors was born while exploring the forests and streams of his childhood home in Ontario, Canada. Adolescence brought new challenges and he became lost in a very different wilderness. Clyde found an awakening in his early twenties and reconnected with a passion for exploring the natural world. He recognized that this passion was intrinsically connected with his inner spirit.
Many summer vacations spent on wilderness canoe trips with his wife and their three children developed strong family values and a shared love of the outdoors. Clyde often says during outings, "There is no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing and preparation". He enjoys sharing his wilderness skills, experiences and passion with others. Also an avid cyclist, backpacker and runner, his travels have taken him on many exciting outdoor adventures throughout North America, Asia and Europe.
Clyde possesses a straightforward leadership style and a professional skill set built on a formal education in engineering and business and a successful career in the corporate world. His diverse work experiences encompass leadership roles in product development, project management, product management, manufacturing and sales. Clyde is a critical thinker with intrepid problem-solving skills and the ability to process multifaceted inputs into actionable strategies that deliver results and value to customers and his company.
Compassion, integrity and perseverance continue to drive Clyde along with an insatiable yearning to learn and discover. He continues to enjoy new challenges and adventures at work and at play while staying true to the values of a healthy and happy family life. Bringing these seemingly opposing life activities together into a singular focus and passion for living invigorate Clyde as he realizes his life vision.