Commissioner, NH Department of Transportation
As Commissioner of the New Hampshire Department of Transportation, Chris Clement oversees a $700 million transportation agency of over 1,600 employees with the daily mission of transportation excellence that enhances the quality of life in New Hampshire.
Mr. Clement was sworn in as Commissioner of Transportation on September 14, 2011. He has an extensive leadership background in both the private and public sectors. He previously served as Deputy Commissioner of the NHDOT from July 2008 to February 2010. Prior to becoming NHDOT Commissioner, Chris Clement was the Director of the Governor's Office of Economic Stimulus.
Mr. Clement has extensive experience in the creation and implementation of strategic approaches to lean business processes, working with cross-functional work teams, and the development of strategic initiatives and meaningful performance measures. His private sector experience included 19 years with Goss International, Inc. of Dover, New Hampshire, where he began as a Design Engineer and rose to the position of Director of Global Printing Press Product Management.
A New Hampshire native, Chris Clement earned a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from the University of New Hampshire, and a Masters Degree of Business Administration from the New Hampshire College Graduate School of Business.