Clay Steakley

Head of Story

Clay Steakley brings 17 years of experience as a professional writer to his work with us. As Head of Story, he works with our clients and design directors to find and develop the stories that make brands unique. He directs our Story team in research, creating content, editing and gathering client-provided content, and proofing production documents and art. He also directs Advent’s brand voice.

He has written compelling, successful marketing and advertising copy for architecture firms, international retailers, theatre companies and schools, and has also worked as a journalist. His portfolio includes product guides and print catalogs, email campaigns, film and audio scripts, and web copy. Clay holds a bachelor’s degree in English and theatre from Belmont University.

Whether he is conducting research, brainstorming concept presentations or streamlining our content gathering processes, Clay has a passion for telling stories with clarity, energy and elegance.