Meet the Founder of Clutch Recruitment

The founder of the company is a highly successful recruiter who has placed more than 200 Infection Prevention professionals since 2015, giving him the most remarkable track record for placing Infection Prevention professionals in the nation.

Jacob Hutcherson

Founder & CEO

Jacob Hutcherson is a recognized leader in the Infection Prevention & Control industry, with nearly a decade of experience in the field. He is the founder and CEO of Clutch Recruitment, the leading Infection Prevention recruiting firm in the nation.

Jacob’s career began as a Senior Executive Recruiter with other search firms, where he quickly distinguished himself with his deep understanding of the Infection Prevention field and his ability to match top talent with organizations in need of their skills. During this time, he also made valuable contributions to industry organizations such as APIC (Association for Professionals in Infection Prevention and Epidemiology) and NAHQ (National Association for Healthcare Quality).

Jacob’s exceptional recruiting success has been recognized with numerous awards and honors, including being named a “Big Biller” by Sanford Rose Associates for being a top performing recruiter nationwide from 2018 to 2020.

Since 2015, Jacob has represented over 1,100 Infection Prevention professionals in their pursuit of new opportunities, establishing himself as the number one Infection Prevention recruiter in the nation. Through his dedication and expertise, he has become a trusted advisor and partner to both job seekers and organizations alike.

Jacob holds a Bachelor’s degree from Covenant College and currently resides in Chattanooga, TN with his wife and three young children. In his role as CEO at Clutch Recruitment, Jacob plays a vital role in Recruiting, Business Development, and Account Management. Under his leadership, Clutch Recruitment has quickly become the preferred recruiting firm in the Infection Prevention space, thanks to Jacob’s unwavering commitment to matching the best talent with the right organizations.

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