Ian Clinton was born in the Caribbean but grew up in Brooklyn, NY. He attended The University of Massachusetts at Amherst and met his current wife, Maria, there. Maria was born in Cape Verde but moved to Scituate at an early age. Ian, with his wife Maria, have been homeowners in the South Shore since 1986; they bought a single family home in Marshfield, which they later sold, and purchased their current Scituate home. Ian has doubled the size and completely renovated his Scituate home since first purchasing it in 1996.
Ian enjoyed a long career as a senior Human Resource leader at an international insurance company.