Cleive C. Dumas
Managing Director

Cleive DumasCleive joined Chapman Associates after a 30 year career in sales, marketing and general management at a number of premier industrial companies.

Among the positions he has held are the head of strategic planning and international operations for Goulds Pumps and VP and General Manager for Ingersoll-Rand’s Standard Pump Division where he reversed a $3 million loss to the most profitable division in the group. He was president of General Signal’s pump group which he grew in four years from $80 to $220 million with both internal and acquisition growth. He then returned to Ingersoll-Dresser where he was President of the $400 million industrial pump group until the business was sold to a major competitor.

He then went on to work for a private equity held business as president of one of the largest heat treatment and plating companies in North America. For the past 5 years he has been responsible for a group of businesses at IDEX Corporation.

Cleive’s specialty is in the industrial equipment area where he brings a real understanding of the operating issues facing prospective companies, whether they are buying or selling.

Cleive earned both his Bachelor and Masters of Engineering at Oklahoma State University.

Industry practice groups:

  • Business Services
  • Food and Beverage Equipment
  • Manufacturing
  • Transportation and Logistics

Contact information
1100 East Woodfield Road
Suite 434
Schaumburg, IL 60173

Telephone (773) 230-2642
Fax (773) 409-5829