Managing Partner at OPENWORKS

Clay Adkisson is an urban designer and developer passionate about creating a sense of “community” in our growing urban neighborhoods. A native Nashvillian, Clay’s design and planning work here has helped revive many of Nashville’s most admired neighborhoods into walkable, active urban cores. His experience designing and constructing retail, commercial and affordable housing projects focuses on balancing needed neighborhood amenities with opportunities to create value in both the project and the surrounding community at large. Clay holds a master’s degree in urban design from Harvard University and a bachelor’s degree in architecture from the University of Tennessee