Roy Sexton ’95 was recently was selected for inclusion in the Crain’s Detroit Business 2023 Notable Leaders in Marketing list.
According to Crain’s Detroit Business, Sexton, along with the other 2023 Notable Leaders in Marketing honorees, were selected based on career accomplishments, track record of success in their field, and contributions to their industry and community.
Sexton manages a staff of 12 marketing professionals, a seven-figure marketing budget, and two public relations firms at Clark Hill. There, he is also responsible for internal and external communications and social media content. His efforts to ramp up video marketing through social media helped increase online video views to 500,000 in 2021 and more than 750,000 in 2022.
He has also championed and executed the firm’s Simply Smarter branding campaign and new website launch, for which Clark Hill received the 2022 Best Marketing Campaign award from the London-based Managing Partners’ Forum.
“Roy’s enthusiasm for his work and community shows through in the way he embraces any activity he engages in,” Detroit Regional Partnership President and CEO Maureen Donohue Krauss said in a news release.
Sexton is the board president of the Legal Marketing Association, and serves on numerous nonprofit boards and committees, including the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Ann Arbor, Royal Starr Film Festival, Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit and encoremichigan.com.
He earned his bachelor’s degree from Wabash College and holds two master’s degrees from an MA in theatre from The Ohio State University (M.A., Theatre) and the University of Michigan (MBA).
While at Wabash, Sexton double majored in English and theater. He was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha, Inter-Fraternity Council, Student Senate, Wabash Theater, and The Bachelor.