Clint Watson, MBA
Director, Consultant Engagement
The DARTON GROUP
Clint Watson is Director, Consultant Engagement with DARTON GROUP Consulting, a boutique consulting firm specializing in highly experienced finance, accounting and project management professionals for projects, contract engagements and interim roles. Clint leads the firm’s talent acquisition efforts and serves as the primary relationship liaison with the firm’s consulting professionals and the client companies they support. Additionally, Clint leads the firm’s Vendor Management System (VMS) program with a large financial services client and he also supports the President of the company with strategic, firm-wide initiatives.
A native of Washington, PA, Clint began his career in the Charlotte region in the corporate tax accounting group at Lowe’s Companies, Inc. From there, he joined Grant Thornton LLP as a Senior State and Local Tax Consultant. His talents in the tax accounting space subsequently led Clint back to the private sector where he served Duke Energy Corporation as Lead Tax Analyst and Schaeffler Group USA as Tax Manager. From there, Clint helped to lead the senior project consulting division for a global finance and accounting professional services firm.
Clint holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Washington & Jefferson College and a Master of Business Administration degree from Montreat College. He previously served as an Adjunct Accounting Professor with Rasmussen College’s online degree program. Clint is hyper-focused on serving the community- sitting as a member of the Finance Committee of Classroom Central, a Charlotte-based not-for-profit. Additionally, Clint is a Certified Staffing Professional (CSP) through The American Staffing Association.