Donna Clandening

Principal
Chief Strategy Officer

With over 30 years of experience in business development, marketing, public relations, construction, and engineering for the A/E/C industry, Donna joined AC Martin as the Director of Marketing in 2007.  She is currently the Chief Strategy Officer and a member of the firm’s executive management team. As the CSO, she has strategically developed business development and marketing plans, reinforced public relation outlets, strengthened and formed new business contacts for the firm, and provided a platform for community outreach. With a hands-on background in the design and construction of projects, Donna works closely with the leadership of the firm to create new avenues for market growth, including professional staff development and recruitment of key hires; develop major project pursuit strategies, and developing and implementing strategic plans for the various studios. Donna received her Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering from Cal Poly SLO.  She currently sits on the board of directors for the ACE Mentor Los Angeles Chapter and the Dean’s Leadership Council for the College of Architecture and Environmental Design at Cal Poly SLO.