Clay Hartman

Clay Hartman brings over 18 years of business development, financial management, and leadership experience to Five Elms. Clay is focused on creating and optimizing distribution relationships with registered investment advisers and regional broker/dealers. Prior to Five Elms, he played a key role in the growth of the bank brokerage division of Raymond James, deploying full-service investment platforms to commercial banks with $50 million to $3 billion in assets. He holds a BS in Business Administration from the University of Kansas. 


Clay is a Kansas City native, husband of one, father of three, and uncle to eight. When not at the office, he can usually be found coaching a soccer or basketball team, or attending some other youth sporting event. 

Clay spends his down time playing his and Ryan Mandl's guitars, escaping to Colorado, traveling to new places, playing tennis & golf, and enjoying social time with friends and family. 


BA in Business Administration, University of Kansas