To Clay Hutson, reputation plays an important and vital role in growing a successful business in the entertainment production industry. After working in the field for almost 21 years, he knows based on life experience it leads to career advancement and expansion. Hutson is a sound engineer and entrepreneur with humbled beginnings studying theatre design and working for various entertaining companies. He operates and oversees his own enterprise producing, managing, and designing live tours mainly for rock-and-roll musical groups. His prior experience comprise working with Pink, Kid Rock, Guns’n’Roses, and the Billy Graham’s travelling crew.
In February 2018, Clay said in an interview on IdeaMensch that he is working for Kid Rock as the stage manager. When asked how he brings his ideas to life, Clay Hutson responded he brings his ideas to life by envisioning them for designs, sounds, and lightings. As the leader over his workers, he says he’s the first person to visualize space consumption on stage. He shared with his followers about remaining productive in his career and how he expands his business. To stay productive, he works early to outline daily events which prepares him to delegate tasks to his crew members efficiently.
The one strategy that helped Clay Hutson grow his business is hard work, reputation, and word of mouth. He told The Bro Talk in May 2018 that he works long hours and pays close attention to details which enhances his reputation among entertainers. It enables him to attract new clients through his dedication and professionalism when working with existing customers. It also helps his career and company advance with new referrals needing the same services he offers.
Clay Hutson started his career in Nashville, TN as a project manager and audio engineer for production enterprises in the United States. He specializes in live event management, production, and design for rock-and-roll entertainment. In 2005, Clay travelled to Europe, North America, and Australia with the Garbage Band. One year ago, he worked on the Honda Civic Tour for One Republic as operator of the automatic system in Asia and North America.