Darren Spicer is the CEO & Co-Founder of Clutch Coffee Bar, a premium drive-thru beverage brand based in the Carolinas. A transformative leader, Darren helps companies grow in a way that positively impacts society and cultivates a sense of community. Under his leadership, Clutch has grown rapidly to multiple locations and established a fanatically loyal, recurring customer base through unparalleled customer experience, speed, quality, and investment in local communities and charities.
On a mission to bring the future of drive-thru coffee to the Eastern Seaboard, Darren specializes in culture building, business development, trend forecasting, and new product and technology innovations. Darren has a wealth of experience and a proven track record of success in the fast-casual food industry, having worked his way up the ranks holding management roles at drive-thru coffee chains such as Dutch Bros, where he successfully helped launch de novo locations in California before going on to found Clutch in 2018. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Oregon. In his free time, he mentors students at his alma mater and continues to push for positive social change as a philanthropist.