After finishing his time at IVC, Andrew Clayton went on to study at the Cambridge College of Arts and Technology (now Anglia Ruskin University), and trained in Engineering.
He then later emigrated to North Carolina, USA in 1973, and has continued to work and study there specialising in computer programming.
Andrew has worked for a number of companies, most recently finishing as a partner in IMS Fabrication INC in Salisbury, North Carolina. He retired from the company in December 2014, but continues to work as an independent consultant.
He is also proud of his life outside of work, especially in his three children:
- Julian, age 40, doing software for construction management in New York City
- Heather, age 28, a sales manager for a wine company in North Carolina, she got her bachelors and masters from East Carolina University, and
- Oliver, age 26, a Captain in the US army, presently at the Army Core of Engineers head office in Washington DC and starting on his masters degree later next year, he got his bachelor’s degree from NC State university
Andrew’s whole family have travelled the world visiting about 60% of it. Heather and Oliver also studied abroad in Spain and China.
A Piece of Advice
“Travel all you can and get an idea of how the rest of the world functions, so many of my employees are not comfortable traveling 200 miles from home”.