Clayton Fulton graduated with a Master’s in Public Administration from the George W. Romney Institute of Public Service and Ethics in Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Management in 2008 with an emphasis in local government and financial analysis. Upon graduation he received the Stuart L. Grow award from the MPA program for integrity, academic excellence, concern for others, and devotion to public service. Clayton has also received a bachelor’s degree from BYU in Sociology, holds associates degrees in Business and General Studies, completed the Texas Tech Institute of Governmental Finance and is a Certified Government Finance Officer.
Clayton has been working for the City of Hurst since October 2016 and was promoted to ACM in early 2019. Clayton has been instrumental in incorporating the Council’s strategic priorities into the annual budget process and oversees Finance, Information Technology, Public Works, Utility Billing, and Solid Waste Services. He also partners with Atmos and Oncor for any customer issues faced by the citizens and coordinating on rate cases that involve the City. Prior to working for the City of Hurst, Mr. Fulton worked as the Finance Director for the City of Anna overseeing all financial operations for the city as well as managing the municipal court, utility billing, information technology, and human resource operations for the City. Mr. Fulton brought the GFOA distinguished budget award to the City of Anna and also received recognition from the State of Texas Comptroller’s Office for financial transparency.
Clayton has also held positions with the State of Utah’s Division of Housing and Community Development where he developed increasing responsibility over the execution and management of various Federal HUD, USDA, and HHS grants in addition to overseeing additional State grant programs. In his spare time he volunteers with his church and enjoys spending time in the great outdoors and finding adventure in everyday life. Clayton lives in NRH with his wife and 5 children.