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About ClearCompany

Driven by a vision of a world where organizations perform optimally with empowered managers and engaged employees, ClearCompany is the world's fastest-growing Talent Management Platform. Our unique approach puts company mission and vision at the center of over 2,000 clients’ talent processes, providing a strategic understanding of hiring, onboarding and employee performance.

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Our Mission

Our mission is to help our clients achieve their own missions and visions by hiring, retaining and engaging more A Players.

Our Story

Originally founded in 2004 as HRM Direct, ClearCompany started as a pioneer in cloud-based talent management systems. Watch our story below: 

The ClearCompany Talent Management Platform



Customer Led



Our Values



Ideas Over Egos



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Our Commitment to Innovation

ClearCompany consistently brings fresh thinking, state of the art technology and new innovations to the HR, and Talent Management professional community and the HR software industry.

In 2018, we created ClearCompany Labs, a new in-house think tank and development studio with the freedom, mandate, and resources to pursue next-generation Talent Management solutions outside our Product Roadmap. Now 15% of ClearCompany’s technical professionals are 100% dedicated to an innovative Labs initiative at any given time.

Why Labs Matter?

  • Enables ClearCompany to bring new talent management product concepts to life faster by accelerating product ideation, development and customer feedback.
  • Concurrently fuels creativity and innovation and expands the breadth and depth of ClearCompany’s product portfolio.
  • Provides customers with the ability to test drive and evaluate new, innovative functionality and react to new product concepts before widespread availability.
  • Our investment in ClearCompany Labs is an investment in our technical people and a bet on their insights, creativity, and productivity to drive innovation and improvements in talent management software.

Our Management Team

Andre Lavoie

CEO and Co-Founder
Andre is the CEO and Co-Founder of ClearCompany. Prior to ClearCompany, Andre was Global Managing Director at Thomson Reuters, where he ran a 1Bn global business across 90 countries. Prior to Thomson Reuters, Andre was responsible for product development and operations at CCBN, a company he helped grow from a small start-up to number 36 on the INC 500.

Andre is an expert at product innovation. He has filed nearly ten patents in the knowledge and information industry and is an avid speaker and contributor to many of the nation’s largest publications with a focus on talent innovation.

Andre graduated from Boston College with concentrations in computer science and communications and is a member of YPO, (Young Presidents’ Organization). He lives in San Francisco with his wife and three children.

Colin Kingsbury

President and Co-Founder
Colin is the President and Co-Founder of ClearCompany. Prior to joining HRMDirect (now ClearCompany), Colin served as CTO for empolis North America, a division of Bertelsmann AG, where he helped direct the development of the empolis Knowledge Management Suite, one of the world’s first commercially-deployed applications based on Semantic Web technologies.

Colin is an expert in knowledge automation, and designed custom knowledge solutions for some of the largest companies in the world including Northrop Grumman, Boeing, General Electric, and the US intelligence community.

Colin is a graduate of Tufts University with a B.A. in Economics, and holds a certificate in Mandarin from the College of Foreign Languages, Beijing. He is also an Alaska-trained seaplane pilot, and writes for several Boston-area publications.

Django Bliss

Chief Technology Officer
Django is the Chief Technology Officer of ClearCompany. Prior to joining ClearCompany, Django was the founder and CTO of HireAbility where he created innovative CRM (Customer Relationship Management) and Applicant Tracking software for companies with a worldwide presence. He also created a distributed grid computing solution that allowed the largest job boards in the world to process millions of resumes per hour.

Since 1995 Django has been creating solutions for complex software and hardware problems, from wireless webcasts on mountain tops to designing and building high volume software packages for Fortune 500 companies.
 In the early days of the web, he designed and rolled out some of the earliest large-scale database driven auction and real-estate websites.

Django graduated from Clarkson University with degrees in Computer Science Engineering, Computer Science and Business. Django believes technology can be understood by anyone and enjoys translating the world of technology into terms that anyone can grasp.

Janet Chambers

Chief Financial Officer

Janet is ClearCompany’s CFO with over 20 years of leading finance and accounting teams. She specializes in helping venture capital and private equity-backed companies in scaling their finance and accounting ecosystems, building A Player teams and managing investor relations.

Prior to joining ClearCompany, Janet was with KPMG LLP, Thomson Reuters, Cryptzone and FactSet. She holds an undergraduate and masters degree from the University of Central Florida.

Brian Campbell

SVP Sales and CRO
Brian is SVP and Chief Revenue Officer of ClearCompany. Prior to ClearCompany, Brian was Vice President of Sales for NASDAQ’s Multimedia Solutions business where he led teams across Toronto, San Francisco, Denver, New York, and Boston.

Prior to NASDAQ, Brian served in many Sales Management, Marketing and Account Management leadership roles during his 10 years at Thomson Reuters. Prior to Thomson Reuters, Brian led the securities valuation operation at Fidelity Investments during a transformational period of rapid expansion.

Brian graduated from Seton Hall University with a BS in Finance. He lives just outside of Boston with his wife and three children.

Sara Pollock

Vice President of Marketing
As the head of Marketing at ClearCompany, Sara drives the strategic direction for all inbound and outbound marketing activities.

Prior to coming on board with ClearCompany, Sara was a Market Research Consultant with Cspace, a division of Omnicom. While there, she specialized in the Financial Services and Healthcare verticals, advising on advertising campaigns and product launches for organizations such as Wells Fargo and Chase.

Sara holds a B.A., in Strategic Communications from Elon University, along with an M.A, in Global Marketing Communication and Advertising from Emerson College.

Katie Bond

Vice President of Operations

Katie Bond is the Vice President of Operations at ClearCompany. Since joining the organization in 2011, she has been a passionate driver of growth and an architect of scale across the customer lifecycle. 

She’s hired, coached and developed leaders within the organization across project management, implementation, support, service, sales, and technical functions.

Before joining ClearCompany, Katie ran an experiential education program for teens. She holds a B.S. in Biology and Environmental Science from Tufts University, where she first discovered her passion for systemic thinking and data analysis.

Angie Wideman-Powell

Director of HR

As ClearCompany's HR Business Partner, Angie focuses on all things HR including managing employee benefits, onboarding and engagement initiatives.

With a keen focus on best-practices, she serves as a strategic partner to the leadership team by acting as a trusted resource on a wide variety of human resources topics including policy interpretation, creating and recommending enhancements to the HR process, and career development.

Angie holds a master's degree with a concentration in Human Resource Management, and she has experience working for the largest PEO in Hawaii.

Our Offices

Our team of A Players can be found in Boston, Fort Collins and San Francisco. Interested in joining us? Take a look at our careers page.


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ClearCompany’s first home was in Boston, and over the past 14 years we’ve had offices in almost every neighborhood in the city. Stop by at 200 Clarendon and you’ll find more than the best views of downtown. Your average week will see afternoon trivia, wine club, games of cornhole, and the occasional scooter race on the agenda.

Fort Collins

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The Fort Collins office is where you’ll find Implementation Managers, Support Specialists, CSMs and Ops working side by side with a menagerie of animal counterparts. While they may be our most recently founded location, the Fort Collins team hasn’t earned the nickname “FunCo” for nothing! From team triathlons to hikes and doggie playdates, this team is adventurous bunch.

San Francisco

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With ClearCompany CEO Andre Lavoie at the helm, our San Francisco office is small & mighty. This small group of coffee-loving Customer Success, Support and Implementation team members can be found in the office far earlier than most and are known to dabble in the occasional Taco Tuesday or office wine tasting.