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Clayco Named One of St. Louis’ Best Places to Work

Clayco just made the St. Louis Business Journal’s 2022 list of Best Places to Work in the giant company category, amongst other industry leaders such as CarShield, Cushman & Wakefield, and Stifel. This is an honor that we’re really proud of. Every year, the St. Louis Business Journal’s Best Places to Work program is designed to identify and highlight the companies that stand out for having the best workplace perks and the strategies they have adopted to attract and retain top talent....

Clayco Named One of St. Louis’ Best Places to Work

Clayco Named One of St. Louis’ Best Places to Work

Clayco just made the St. Louis Business Journal’s 2022 list of Best Places to Work in the giant company category, amongst other industry leaders such as CarShield, Cushman & Wakefield, and Stifel. This is an honor that we’re really proud of. Every year, the St....

Recent Feature: Crain’s Chicago Business

Recent Feature: Crain’s Chicago Business

  Since returning stateside, I had the opportunity to speak with Crain’s Chicago Business magazine about some incredible projects and experiences I’ve been a part of. Crain’s has always been one of my favorite business sources to read interesting analyses,...

Healthy People, Healthy Planet – Minnesota Expo 2027

Healthy People, Healthy Planet – Minnesota Expo 2027

I am excited to work with my co-chair Marc Lore and the rest of the team for the Minnesota Expo 2027. The experience of leading the U.S. Delegation at Expo 2020 Dubai gave me great insight into the importance of these gatherings for American business interests and our...

Theaster Gates’ Arts Incubator Breaks Ground in Grand Crossing

Theaster Gates’ Arts Incubator Breaks Ground in Grand Crossing

Theaster Gates' Arts Incubator broke ground in its largest project to date at the former St. Laurence Elementary School on May 3rd. This is the start of the process to convert it into an arts and creative incubator on Chicago’s South Side. I am extremely proud that...

Diving Into Contemporary Art at the CAM 2022 Gala

Diving Into Contemporary Art at the CAM 2022 Gala

Clayco is always proud to partner with organizations that highlight quality contributions in their communities, which is why we sponsored the Contemporary Art Museum (CAM) 2022 Gala in St. Louis this past weekend. I was excited to attend the event and celebrate the...

Building Chicago Back Better

Building Chicago Back Better

After serving as the United States Commissioner General for the USA Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, my focus and dedication to the Chicago community are stronger than ever! I was honored to introduce Mayor Lori Lightfoot at the City Club of Chicago on April 19th as she...

Congratulations David Adjaye: Time100 Impact Award

Congratulations David Adjaye: Time100 Impact Award

Congratulations to my friend David Adjaye on winning a TIME100 Impact Award for the way he has pushed the architecture industry forward. I have always admired this Ghanaian-British architect’s egalitarian, community-focused approach, and I have previously featured him...

In Memory of Gyo Obata

In Memory of Gyo Obata

I am saddened to learn about the passing of my friend, the gifted architect Gyo Obata. The son of renowned painter Chiura Obata and floral decorator Haruko Obata, he was born in San Francisco in 1923. Gyo was one of the most influential architects of our time, and a...

A Recap of the Year: Best of 2021

A Recap of the Year: Best of 2021

Happy New Year! I’m so lucky to have always known what I wanted my future to be. Building was in my blood from the beginning, and I’ve always desired to help people do better, feel better and mentor folks towards contributing to society in a way…

THOUGHTS

Building Chicago Back Better

Building Chicago Back Better

After serving as the United States Commissioner General for the USA Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, my focus and dedication to the Chicago...

Building Chicago Back Better

Building Chicago Back Better

After serving as the United States Commissioner General for the USA Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, my focus and dedication to the Chicago...

In Memory of Gyo Obata

In Memory of Gyo Obata

I am saddened to learn about the passing of my friend, the gifted architect Gyo Obata. The son of renowned painter Chiura Obata and floral...