Clay Deal

• Brings over 10 years of marketing, communication and media experience

• Started at Simantel in 2016 with a focus on digital strategy then joined the media team where he carved out a new position of social media strategist before going client-side for a couple of years, returning in 2021 as associate media director before advancing to director of media in 2023

• Leads a team of digital media buyers and strategists helping them hone their skills, craft insightful campaigns and work cross-functionally with our other teams

• Committed to driving further development of Simantel’s in-house media capabilities to meet the growing needs of our clients

• Member of the American Marketing Association and holds multiple Google certifications

• Graduated from Bradley University with bachelor’s degrees in both marketing and business administration

• Earned a master of science in digital marketing from Northern Illinois University and received recognition as an outstanding student

Did you know?

If he’s not at Simantel, you can find Clay on the beach or next to the grill. In fact, he’s quite the pitmaster, taking home the gold in our annual Smoke on the Water cookout showdown – both times he’s entered.

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