Clint De Boer, Chief Editor
When Clint DeBoer isn’t tinkering with the latest power tool, he thoroughly enjoys his roles as a husband, father, and avid reader. In particular, he finds solace in the pages of the Bible. With a degree in recording engineering and a background in multimedia and online publishing since 1992, Clint brings a wealth of expertise and experience to his craft.
A Multifaceted Career
Clint’s career encompasses a wide range of audio and video production. After graduating at the top of his class with an Associate Degree in Recording Engineering, he embarked on his professional journey in 1994 at Soundelux Studios—the renowned post-production house specializing in feature film and television audio. Through his work as a dialogue editor, foley editor, and sound designer, Clint honed his skills on countless feature films. Later, he transitioned into the ever-evolving world of video editing, where he served as a senior AVID video editor for three years.
Working with esteemed clients such as Universal Pictures, Hollywood Pictures, Paramount Home Entertainment, NASA, Universal Studios, Planet Hollywood, SEGA, and NASCAR, Clint has left an indelible mark in the industry. His expertise extends to film and video editing, color correction, digital video, and MPEG compression. Certified by THX (Technician I and II, THX Video) and ISF Level II, Clint ensures his work meets the highest standards.
Pioneering the Digital Frontier
In 1996, Clint founded CD Media, Inc., a publishing company that has played a significant role in launching and nurturing several successful online publications. Notably, he served as the editor-in-chief of Audioholics for 12 years and made significant contributions to the growth of Audiogurus and AV Gadgets. In 2008, Clint established Pro Tool Reviews, followed by the creation of OPE Reviews in 2017, focusing on landscape and outdoor power equipment. Additionally, he spearheads the prestigious Pro Tool Innovation Awards—an annual program that recognizes groundbreaking tools and accessories across various industries.
The resounding success of what is now the industry’s leading power tool review owes much to Clint’s team and, above all, to the grace of God. As the company expands its reach, Clint DeBoer envisions continued growth and prosperity. Pro Tool Reviews diligently evaluates hundreds of hand tools, power tools, and accessories each year, keeping users abreast of the latest and greatest products in the industry. Whether it be construction professionals, tradespeople, or dedicated DIYers, Pro Tool Reviews empowers tool consumers to make informed decisions and optimize their work, ensuring they always stay one step ahead in their craft.