February’s Featured Speaker: Clay G. Small, Author: “Heels Over Head”
Clay Small received his BA in English from Ohio Wesleyan University, where he was a two-time all-American soccer player and drafted by The Dallas Tornado. He received his JD from Southern Methodist University, where he was a member of Law Review and Barristers.
During Clay’s thirty-year career at PepsiCo, Inc., he was General Counsel of nearly all of PepsiCo’s current and former divisions, including Frito-Lay, Pepsi-Cola, Pizza Hut, Kentucky Fried Chicken, and PepsiCo Wines & Spirits. As Senior VP–Managing Attorney, he was responsible for all legal matters arising out of PepsiCo’s global operating divisions.
Clay then came full circle returning to Southern Methodist University as a Professor in the Cox School of Business. Clay is a member of the Law School Executive Committee and a Fellow of the Dallas Bar Association.
Informed by his experiences as a husband, father, professor, executive, and world traveler, Clay has shaped multidimensional characters and thrilling story lines in his first book, Heels over Head. It’s a classy, smart, and funny story about how misinterpretations and grudges can turn into deadly revenge. Clay aims to entertain us with his colorful review of its good and evil characters.
Heels over Head is the Winner of 2018 Texas Authors Association Best Book Award for Humor.