Mission Statement

"To help increase the number of balanced corporate boards, so equity, peace and the global economy can flourish."

Kim Clancy, Founder & CEO

Kim has over 15 years of experience providing personalized recruitment and placement services.

Kim Clancy, Founder & CEO of Hampton O'Bannon Partners, LLC (HOP, LLC) is an accomplished executive search recruiter, tech startup advisory and non-profit board member with expertise in human capital, brand building, and business creation. She is an advocate for the advancement of women, people of color, LGBTQ and other minorities, and is focused on building balanced corporate boards in the small and midcap tech sector. Prior to founding HOP, LLC, Kim co-founded The Resource Corner, LLC, a San Francisco based staffing firm where for eight years in addition to recruiting she co-managed operations.

Kim serves as co-founder of a nascent Quantitative Cyber Risk Analytics start-up, currently operating in stealth mode. Kim also serves on the board of a San Francisco based non-profit organization, Edgewood Center for Children and Families which promotes the behavioral health of children, youth, and families, and supports a positive transition to adulthood.

A California native, Kim holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Ecology from University of California, Irvine and is a certified California staffing professional. She is frequently invited to speak on board diversity, salary negotiations and trends in recruiting.

Kim lives in San Francisco, enjoys getting out in nature with her Border Collie. You might also find her at a local open mic where she is a burgeoning, shy singer-songwriter and musician.