Debra has a proven track record of providing first-class support to clients and candidates. She has over a decade of executive recruitment experience coupled with a diverse background in management of administration, technology, customer service and sales gained over the span of her more than 30-year career. 

Prior to joining KBRS, Debra worked as an Executive Recruiter and Research Consultant for a Toronto-based information research firm. She also held various titles during her 20 years with a Toronto-based executive search and human resources consulting firm. She has earned a reputation for candidate identification and service delivery through her experience, primarily focused on the public sector, including municipalities, academic institutions, and libraries, as well as finance, hospitality, real estate, construction, and manufacturing.   

Debra holds a Bachelor of Science from University of Toronto Scarborough and enjoys leveraging her behavioural psychology background and research capability to effectively identify and assess cultural fit between candidates and clients. 

When not connecting professionals to opportunities, Debra enjoys kayaking, cooking, reading classic novels, and assisting animal rescue and transport groups in Canada and the USA to save at-risk animals languishing in high-kill shelters. 

Debra Clinton
Executive Recruiter