District Governor Clint Schroeder, 2016-17
Clint joined his first Rotary club in June 2000. Being the youngest member of the Loveland-Thompson Valley club, Clint learned the importance of membership recruitment and retention quickly. After relocating to Hawaii in 2005, he joined Metropolitan Honolulu, and has served his current club in a multitude of ways. From community service to fundraising, Clint’s passion for Rotary has never stopped growing. During the 2012-13 Rotary year, Clint was President of Metropolitan and D5000 Vocational Chair. Clint went on to serve the District as Assistant District Governor from 2013-2015.
Clint was raised in Evanston, Wyoming. Clint graduated from the University of Wyoming with a BA in Political Science and the New York Institute of Technology/Cardean University with an Executive MBA. Clint is a trained Six Sigma Black Belt, and holds SMEI’s Certified Sales Executive (CSE) and Certified Marketing Executive (CME) distinctions.
Clint Schroeder joined the Hagadone Hawaii Corporation in early 2010. Prior to becoming President and Chief Operating Officer for Hagadone, Clint served as Vice President of Sales/Advertising/Marketing for Gannett Co, Inc. at The Honolulu Advertiser, Hawaii’s largest newspaper.
Clint possesses almost 20 years of media, publishing, marketing, and commercial printing experience, as well as experience working in the Denver and Chicago metro markets. His experience with franchise protection, associate development, brand management, and market share improvement for his own company, and those of his clients, is expansive.
Additionally, Clint is a recognized global procurement professional with global general business experience and intense experience/emphasis on China, Hong Kong, Japan, Vietnam, Korea, Thailand, and Canada. Clint is called on regularly to provide Master’s-level training/instruction/certification in the US, Vietnam and China.
In addition to his extensive experience with Rotary, Clint is heavily involved in giving back to the community of Hawaii and has garnered much local recognition, including being selected as one of the Pacific Business News “40 Under 40” Class of 2011. Clint’s other recognitions include: The National Mental Health Alliance’s Outstanding Business Leader 2013, The SMEI Distinguished Sales and Marketing Awards 2012, The Business Leadership Hawaii Community Spirit Award Winner 2011, Pacific Edge Magazine Finalist Business Executive of the Year 2010, Arbuckle Fellowship SMEI Academy of Achievement 2011
, SMEI Chairman's Gold Award 2010-2011, SMEI Raymond Bill Award of Excellence 2011,
In 2015, Clint and his partner Jason traveled through India with 60 other Rotarians on their first National Immunization Day experience. Clint is a Major Donor, a Paul Harris Society Fellow, and a Sustaining Member.
Clint’s other board service is wide-ranging including Child and Family Service, Hawaii Theatre, Pacific Air Forces Civilian Advisory Council, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, and the American Heart Association.