Clyde Stutts serves as Executive Vice President in the firm’s Atlanta, Georgia office.
Mr. Stutts has over 25 years of experience leading Human Resources and support functions for companies in the branded retail, wholesale, and manufacturing industries. He has served NYSE listed public corporations as well as private equity-owned portfolio businesses.
Mr. Stutts has conducted several hundred searches domestically and globally for C-level executive management, merchandising and design, manufacturing, supply chain, operations, finance, retail stores and human resources functions. He is recognized as an experienced and credentialed professional in recruitment, candidate assessment, and alignment with corporate cultural values.
Prior to DHR, Mr. Stutts was part of the senior management team for Carter’s, Inc. where he served as SVP of Human Resources and also had operating responsibility during his ten years with the Company for risk management, legal, domestic and international social compliance and corporate real estate functions. He led the HR function through two successful equity transactions including an IPO and was instrumental in the successful merger and integration of OshKosh B’Gosh. Mr. Stutts worked closely with the Board of Directors on CEO succession and executive compensation issues.
Previously, Mr. Stutts held senior level positions in human resources for both corporate and operating divisions for Macy’s, Inc. where his last position held was VP of Organizational Development, Selling Services and Communications for Macy’s West in San Francisco. Mr. Stutts started his career with JCPenney in their corporate office where he focused on talent assessment and succession planning.
He has a B.S. in Psychology and Business from Carroll University and PhD. Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Bowling Green State University.
Mr. Stutts resides in Atlanta with his wife and two children. He is active with coaching his children in sports, is a board member of the Human Resource Leadership Forum and has worked with several nonprofit organizations including the March of Dimes.