Karen M. Clayton commenced her career in sales with Infinity Floor Coverings Inc. in 2006. Shortly thereafter, she joined the Mexican Tile Company in Phoenix, Arizona, which specializes in importing various handmade and hand-painted Mexican tile. Having continued to show her prowess in sales, she became the owner of the company in 2020 to prevent its former owner from shutting down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Ms. Clayton is an extremely creative individual who has worked on many projects consisting of murals, mosaics, tables, custom works and more.
Reflecting on her career thus far, Ms. Clayton attributes her success to hard work and her vast knowledge on her inventory that is a large part of southwestern culture. In addition to her primary endeavor, she is a dedicated member of her community and volunteers at a local art gallery in downtown Phoenix. Looking toward the future, Ms. Clayton endeavors to continue growing Mexican Tile Company’s success and clientele. She also intends to incorporate her talents in a more involved manner towards the custom areas of the unique and timeless tile. With this sentiment, she plans to live by the motto, “Be honest, work hard and you’ll make it.”