WHETHER A PUBLIC OR PRIVATE ENTITY,
WITH A DOMESTIC OR GLOBAL AUDIENCE,
YOUR BRAND IDENTITY IS MORE THAN JUST
A LOGO OR AN IMAGE
IT SETS A TONE
IT CREATES A PERCEPTION
IT CAN DEFINE YOU
BEFORE ONE WORD IS EVER EXCHANGED
ENGAGING THE POWER
OF YOUR MOMENT
HOW WILL YOU MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE WORLD?
This question and his answers have guided the personal and professional journey of Clay Doherty. Growing up in a Navy family, Clay's parents instilled in him from an early age a sense of duty - of service over self - and that he would always have an obligation to give back more than would be given. This commitment to service in the public interest is his cornerstone, both in his public service and in the private sector.
Today, Clay is a globally-recognized expert and highly sought-after consultant in strategic communications and global engagement strategies. Regulaly advising government agencies, corporations, private foundations and civil society organizations on strategic communications and stakeholder engagement, Clay combines his personal passion for creative ideation with his deeply-rooted beliefs in the power of dynamic connectivity.
A certified expert in diplomatic protocol and corporate etiquette, Clay has been a regular guest lecturer on cross-cultural engagement at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania at both the undergraduate and graduate levels over the last five years.
Throughout his career in government and his time in the private sector, Clay has crafted purpose-driven, multi-sector engagement strategies that transcend language, culture and tradition, producing world-class brand experiences that leave measurable impact in their wake. His modern, practical approach to engagement centers around a specialized ability to bridge the creative and strategic perspectives of an opportunity, producing distinct custom campaigns and initiatives that amplify organizations and individuals as leaders in their fields.
This passion for customer-centric, creative problem-solving led Clay to HIGHTOUCH Engagement. For the last five years he has designed and implemented integrated campaigns that compel action, strengthen relationships, and derive measurable impact for his clients and their stakeholders in the private, non-profit, philanthropic and public sectors.
Known for his optimistic passion and commitment to excellence, Clay's approach will always be with his personal mantra in mind...