Retail Development Director
As Retail Development Director, Clay serves as the face of the company for Retail Strategies clients in the Midwest and Florida. During his tenure Clay has been a trusted real estate adviser to more than 90 cities in nine states, successfully recruiting countless national and regional retailers to those markets. He has created a strong network of relationships in the Southeast and the lower Midwest with retailers, developers, tenant rep brokers, and is a respected voice throughout those regions.
Clay’s experience and contacts within the industry allows him to strategically identify retail users that will not only prosper within his client 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.
He graduated with honors from Auburn University with a master’s degree in landscape architecture. Clay is a licensed Real Estate Professional and a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers. Outside of work Clay enjoys spending time with his wife and chasing his toddler around. If you are trying to reach Clay and he is not at the office, your best bet is to check the golf course. If you are trying to reach Clay and he is not at the office, your best bet is to check the golf course.
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