Clay is an experienced fundraiser with proven experience in all aspects of development. He has particular expertise in developing the systems and infrastructure that support donor-centered fundraising, particularly with individual donors and annual giving. Having been both a front-line fundraiser at several nonprofits across the country and a consultant for large, national firms, he brings a unique perspective on developing and crafting fundraising programs that really work.
Clay has held the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation since 2010, is a certified Master Trainer and was recently named among the top 20 Charity Influencers online. He has been a member of the Advsisory Board for Rogare, the fundraising think tank, for which he co-authored the United States Critical Fundraising Report. He is also the author of The Data-Driven Annual Fund and is a frequent speaker and trainer. He teaches in the Fundraising and Nonprofit Management Certificate programs at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.