Retail Development Director
As Portfolio Director, Clay serves as the face of the company for Retail Strategies clients in the Midwest and Florida. He began his career with Retail Strategies in Retail Development where he has assisted retailer’s open new stores in 12 states and now leverages that deal making experience to find new opportunities for development and redevelopment in his client cities. Clay’s experience and contacts within the industry allows him to strategically identify retail users that will not only prosper within his engaged cities, but also make them better places to live. Clay has a passion for sustainable growth and design and combines those skills with a deep understanding of the needs of his clients to make responsible retail growth happen.
Clay graduated with honors from Auburn University with a Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture in 2010. Clay is a licensed Real Estate Professional and a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). If you are trying to reach Clay and he is not at the office, your best bet is to check the golf course.
I would like to have a drink with myself 10 years ago as I probably could have saved myself a lot of trouble.
My 16th cousin is George Washington. I’m counting it.
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