Clayton Barnes

President Of Sales

Clayton Barnes is a Co-founder and the Chief of Sales at ArdentX. In 2020, his personal sales revenue was $65 million, and his goal for this year is $85 million. His clients love him for his service and attentiveness.
His clients include:
  • Anheuser Busch
  • The Clorox Company
  • Crown Cork & Seal
  • UPS Medical
  • US Foods
  • Sherwin Williams
He has a Bachelor of Science Degree from Illinois State University, where he met his wife Haley. They now reside in Los Angeles with their 3 small children. He enjoys Dodger games, traveling with his family and learning about the beverage industry.
Clayton’s passion for transportation can be traced back to his pre-professional days. Whether it was sorting packages at UPS in high school or joining the Logistics Battalion in the Marine Corps, he has been on the transportation route from the start.
Clayton’s professional experience includes private equity investments, contract negotiations, and developing client partnerships. Outside of the office, he is on the board of Zoe Church in Los Angeles.
“We push and challenge ourselves each day at ArdentX; to beat mediocrity, to learn and grow from our customers, and to deliver more than expected.”