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Clay Clark        

U.S. SBA Entrepreneur of the Year and Award-Winning Business Coach / Speaker

Entertainer. Educator. Entrepreneur. These are the three words that sum up the life of Clay Clark, the former United States Small Business Administration Entrepreneur of the Year, the Metro Chamber of Commerce Entrepreneur of the Year, a partner / owner of nine different businesses, a contributing author for Entrepreneur Magazine and the partner of David Robinson, an NBA Hall of Fame Basketball player, NBA MVP, NBA Champion, and two-time Gold Medal Winner.

Throughout his career, Clay has been the award-winning entertainer, educator, and speaker of choice for America's largest companies including: Hewlett Packard, Southwest Airlines, O'Reilly Auto Parts, Bama Companies, Boeing, Farmers Insurance, New York Life Insurance, Maytag University, Oral Roberts University, Oxi Fresh, QuikTrip, Valspar Paint, and countless other companies and organizations looking to entertain and educate their people. has described Clay as the, "…Jim Carrey of entrepreneurs. His energy is infectious, his smile all goofball, and his honesty disarming."

Clay and his companies have been featured in Forbes, Bloomberg TV, Bloomberg Radio, Business Insider,PandoDaily, and countless other publications.

Growing up without financial resources, Clay started his first business out of his college dorm room at the age of 18. At the age of 20 he was named the Metro Chamber of Commerce Entrepreneur of the Year. By the age of 27, he was named by the Small Business Administration as their Entrepreneur of the Year, and had also become the U.S. Chamber's National Blue Ribbon Quality Award Winner.

As the owner / partner of nine successful businesses in the entertainment, fitness, medical care, education, web-development, video production, and graphic design industries he has written three books explaining how to start and run successful businesses including his most recent book Thrive, which has been written about in Business Insider. As a committed family man, Clay proudly calls himself "the co-founder of five beautiful children." Having already achieved financial success he feels that his mission and "highest and best use" is mentoring millions through his newest venture, which provides online education to entrepreneurs, business owners, and employees looking to grow.

Current Projects:

Clay is currently the founder and Chief Operating Officer of an online education website dedicated to providing mentorship and practical business training taught by millionaire mentors and everyday success stories including:

  • NBA Hall of Fame Basketball Player, Founder of Carver Academy, and Admiral Capital Group - David Robinson

  • Former Executive Vice President of Operations for Walt Disney World Resort and Author - Lee Cockerell

  • Public Relations Representative of Choice for Michael Jackson, Prince, NIKE, Cameron Diaz, and countless celebrities - Michael Levine

  • Co-Founder of Guidant Financial who has funded 8,000 entrepreneurs totaling over $3 billion - David Nilssen

  • Pulitzer Prize Nominee and Bestselling Author, Entrepreneur, and Award-Winning Speaker - Clifton Taulbert

  • And countless other millionaire mentors

Speech Topics

Internet Marketing


Social Media Marketing

Business Growth & Development

Customer Service

Managing Millenials

Time Management

Sales Training


Launching, Building & Sustaining A Successful Business



HIA-LI Announces Keynote Speaker and Luncheon Panel for HIA-LI

Serial Entrepreneur and Renowned Author, Clay Clark to Headline Breakfast Event; Local Business and Legislative Leaders to Discuss NYS 2016 Initiatives ...

Clay Clark Running For Tulsa Mayor

TULSA, OK -- A 29-year-old Tulsa businessman hopes to be the city's next mayor.

When Every Day Is "Bring Your Child To Work" Day

Clay Clark, founder and COO of Thrive15, likes to do things his own way. He rises at 3 a.m. every morning after a five-hour sleep in order to avoid what he calls "the data smog" of the normal workday.

Clay Clark Wants to Help Entrepreneurs Thrive

Author, serial entrepreneur, and business coach Clay Clark comes across as a Jim Carrey of entrepreneurs. His energy is infectious, his smile all goofball, and his honesty disarming.

766: Clay Clark: How to live an epic life

Clay’s life thus far has been nothing short of epic. He started his first business out of his Oral Roberts University dorm room at the age of 18.

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