Orange County Managing Partner, KPMG
WHY: Spent entire 30-year career at KPMG, including as managing partner since 2016. San Diego State grad. Has been lead audit engagement partner for several Fortune 500 multinational clients across all industries. On board of OC United Cerebral Palsy. RECENT: Reported 469 OC employees, including 129 CPAs, making it third largest in county.
QUOTABLE: When KPMG picked up 2017 Business Journal award for Civic 50, medium company category. Clemens wrote that he “was beyond elated when KPMG was named a winner.”
FUN FACTS: Favorite book, “Turn the Ship Around”; film, “Caddyshack”; musical group of youth, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.