Clay is the founder of Thrive15 and the constant wallet-losing former “U.S. SBA Entrepreneur of the Year” who has been described by the folks at Yahoo as the “Jim Carey of Entrepreneurship.” He was “Metro Chamber of Commerce Entrepreneur of the Year” at the age of 20 and the “U.S. Chamber National Blue Ribbon Quality Award Winner” at the age of 27. As the result of his tireless tenacity and honey badger work ethic, he’s been able to found and co-found several successful companies including: DJ Connection, Elephant in the Room Men’s Grooming Lounge, Thrive15.com, etc. while finding the time to co-produce five children.
Over the years he’s been a business growth consultant, educator, and entertainer of choice for countless clients including: Hewlett Packard, Farmers Insurance, Maytag University, Valspar Paint, O’Reilly’s Auto Parts, neurologists, roofers, bankers, staffing companies, apartment associations, athletic training facilities, auto care companies, bakeries, basketball coaching facilities, bridal apparel companies, business coaching companies, college alumni directors, college recruitment centers, call centers, commercial photography companies, commercial real estate firms, corporate entertainers, cosmetic surgeons, cupcake businesses, custom remodelers, dentists, dermatologists, online-educators, post-secondary educators, franchise developers, family medicine practices, franchise sales divisions, graphic designers, group fitness trainers, home security companies, hospitality and hotel management companies, Internet marketing companies, jewelers, legal services, lenders / mortgage providers, lawyers, leadership trainers, limousine rental companies, medical staffing companies, ministries, motivational speakers, non-profits, oil and gas companies, online sales companies, orthodontists, party rental companies, personal computing companies, personal trainers, public relations companies, publishers, residential realtors, restaurant owners, franchise restaurant owners, retail appliance stores, retail paint sellers, social media marketers, paint wholesalers, rent-to-own centers, retail clothiers, retail sporting goods companies, sod farmers, supplement sales companies, valet companies, web developers, and yet to this day Clay has never done any work in the petting zoo industry. If you own a petting zoo, just give us a call. You have a niche that we want to scratch.
Clay once ran for mayor and lost. He prefers to wear a white shirt, red tie, and blue suit every day. He might also just be the palest man in American history.
Learn more about Clay here or just do a Google search for America’s self-proclaimed “most humble man.”