Clay Hutson from Nashville, Tennessee began his love for music at a tender age. After earning his bachelor’s degree in theatre design from Central Michigan University; he worked with several live entertainment companies rising to the ranks of a project manager. After harnessing skills from roles he assumed in these companies, Clay decides to venture on his own. Based on his passions and self-belief he established a firm that designs, produces and manages concerts.
His continuous efforts and sleepless nights would soon pay off as Clay has been able to complete many managerial and technical responsibilities for renowned performers including Guns N’ Roses, Pink, Kid Rock just to mention a few.
What made you start your own firm?
After assuming several positions while working for the entertainment companies, I was able to mount large tones of experience. Also after seeing my impact on these companies, I thought it was time to put my will attest. I can say for sure, it was a big risk venturing on my own, but after all, business is about taking risks.
What do you think attracts new clients to you?
Most importantly I do not shy away from hard work. I often find myself working for long hours and am always the first at the stage. I also pay attention even to the smallest of detail leaving no stone unturned. This I believe has helped me build a reputation with my clients.
What virtues and habits do you think are behind your success?
I am always up and ready way before time always counter checking my work to make sure it meets my clients’ desires. Another thing, am also able to manage my crew through proper management and planning which enhances efficiency and productivity which are very important in any kind of job.
What can you say about the ever-changing trends in the music industry?
The times are changing and technology diversifying. In order to meet and satisfy my clients its important for me to keep up with these new developments. This I can admit the new technology is exciting.