Regional Development Director, Gulf States Office
Clayton is a graduate of Auburn University with his BS in Civil Engineering and Masters in Business Administration. Clayton comes to Agracel with a wealth of experience in construction and business development. Prior to joining Agracel, Clayton served as a project manager and the Director of Business Development for Hoar Construction. During his time as the Director of Business Development, his focus was primarily on growing the number projects Hoar was building within the industrial sector. Through those efforts, Hoar secured multiple automotive, food and beverage, and distribution projects across the Southeast. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in Alabama and is a LEED Accredited Professional with a building design & construction specialty.
His professional affiliations include the Urban Land Institute, Associated Builders and Contractors’ Future Leaders in Construction, Birmingham Multiple Sclerosis Society, Leadership Vestavia Hills, International Council of Shopping Centers, and the Young Professionals Board of Associated Builders & Contractors. He serves on the alumni advisory board for the Auburn University Civil Engineering Department as an industry liaison. He is actively involved with the Alabama Chapter of NAIOP, the Economic Development Association of Alabama, and the Southern Economic Development Council.
In his role as Regional Development Director, Clayton will lead our industrial development efforts for the Gulf States office and focus primarily on industrial site development, acquisitions, and build-to-suit opportunities.