Clair Whitmer

Office of the Mayor
Fresno, CA

CLAIR WHITMER, strategy and operations expert, has more than 20 years of experience leading product development and content teams at startups, corporations with mission-driven brands, and nonprofits. Most recently, she spearheaded the launch of a professional development and learning platform for “makers” as the head of consumer experience at Maker Media. A dual citizen of France and the U.S., Clair graduated summa cum laude from San Francisco State University with a B.A. in political science.



Fresno is working to ensure that its economic resilience will be protected and reinforced during and post COVID-19. FUSE Executive Fellow Clair Whitmer is supporting development in the city’s Opportunity Zones, while prioritizing the need to revitalize its downtown area.