Clay Hutson’s interest in music began at a young age. He attended Central Michigan University where he got his bachelor’s degree in theater design. He later went to Stephen M. Ross Business School and graduated with a master’s degree in business administration. After graduating, Clay became a sound engineer alongside being a project manager. Clay worked in the corporate entertainment industry and for Billy Graham’s sound team but eventually decide to take a plunge into the music industry by venturing into rock ‘n’ roll.
His work experience had exposed him to the music industry regarding sound engineering, and live performance so Clay decided to start his company. Besides, each of his previous positions taught him valuable skills and lessons so when the recession hit the company, he was working for, he opted to leave the struggling firm and be an entrepreneur. Clay took a leap of faith and fortunately landed on his feet. At the time, the economy was very tough, but he quickly found clients, and with consistency and hard work, Clay survived the difficult times, and the business became profitable within a reasonable time frame. Though referrals comprise the most significant part of his business, Clay runs a website too.
Though Clay believed his business would take off, he had his doubtful days but kept going. One costly experience he remembers is a legal battle that cost him over $150,000, after being sued by a production company for which he was subcontracting. Clay believes that it is his passion for the business and hard work that make him successful. He relentlessly gives his best, so he thoroughly checks his work and solves any potential problems. Clay surrounds himself with people who have strong work ethics rather than people who are average performers. Today, he is satisfied that he beat the legal suit since in his kind of work, a tarnished reputation can cost an entrepreneur everything. Learn more: https://www.bizjournals.com/nashville/potmsearch/detail/submission/6451483/Clay_Hutson
The evolving technology excites Clay Hutson, and he stays updated with any advances to incorporate any innovative solutions to his work. According to Clay, it is necessary to combine live entertainment with technology, such as large stage screens that enable everyone to get a better view of the stage. Though some artists use acrobats, Clay is of the opinion that stunts add excitement. He appreciates performers who are creative in live entertainment and realize the value of variety.