CHIP ST. CLAIR
VP OF MARKETING
Chip St. Clair has spent the past fifteen years writing bestselling nonfiction and screenplays for Oscar-nominated actors and producers and contributing to the growth and success of two nonprofit organizations serving traumatized youth. As the VP of Marketing for Tyson Group, Chip leverages decades of experience in award-winning content creation and brand management--along with best practices in omni-media marketing--to drive leads and establish Tyson Group's corporate voice. Before this position, he served as a ghostwriter and editor, where he had the pleasure of helping the world's most innovative thought leaders and entrepreneurs tell informative and entertaining stories. To date, he's ghostwritten over 40 books, many of them bestsellers. In June 2021, the feature film 2 Hearts, for which he served as the script doctor, was named the #1 film in the US.
Following the success of his own bestselling memoir, The Butterfly Garden (HCI, 2008), he was a featured author at the BEA in Los Angeles. He was nominated for the Michigan Notable Book Award. He embarked on a national book signing tour for Borders. In addition, Levy Home Entertainment, a distributor to Target, Walmart, etc., named The Butterfly Garden one of their top 100 bestsellers. Chip has been featured on media outlets worldwide for his expertise in trauma recovery, including Good Morning America, Dateline, and Huffington Post as an author and child advocate, and most recently in a documentary on OWN and Investigation Discovery. In addition to writing and screenwriting, Chip is a board member of an international mental health services organization. As a motivational speaker, he delivers riveting professional development and leadership keynotes to C-level executives, governmental agencies, and professionals across various industries. He also guest teaches creative writing in at-risk middle and high schools for the non-profit he co-founded, St. Clair Butterfly Foundation (SCBF), dedicated to helping children turn their passion into purpose through Expressive Arts programs. SCBF has impacted the lives of over 15,000 young people and their families. Chip holds an MFA in Fiction and a B.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Massachusetts—Amherst. He resides in Michigan with his best friend and wife of 23 years, Lisa.