Gary E. Clapp, PhD

V.P. Technical Operations - CritiTech


Dr. Clapp received his undergraduate degree in Chemistry and mathematics from Minnesota State University, Mankato in 1984 and his Ph.D. from Oregon State University in 1990. Gary was a non-traditional student not starting his higher education until he was 25. He worked construction, expanded metal and pre-stressed concrete products for the greater part of 7 years before deciding it was smarter to work with his head than his back. For the past 19 years Dr Clapp has been involved with many operational activities of growing independent businesses performing laboratory testing as well as research and development in support of human and animal pharmaceutical drug development. Dr. Clapp has been an active member of the American Chemical Society (ACS) for 25 years and and has served as an officer in the Kansas City section for the past 11 years acting as Treasurer, Vice-Chairman and Chairamn. Dr. Clapp now serves on the St Joseph Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors as well as the Heartland Foundation Board of Directors.