As a lifelong resident of Lilburn, Clay shares the values of our community. He and his wife Lisa not only raised their two boys here, they started a successful business that employs dozens.
As a state representative, Clay served on the Banks and Banking Committee, Chaired the Human Relations Committee and served as Chief Deputy Majority Whip. For five years, Clay has served as a board member of Georgia’s Department of Community Health. Clay currently serves as Vice-Chairman of the Juvenile Justice Committee and as a member of the Banks and Banking, Energy, Utilities & Telecommunications and Transportation Committees.
John Clayton Cox grew up in Gwinnett and attended Brookwood High School. He was raised to be active in church, community service and sports. His athletic and academic prowess earned him a full scholarship to Western Carolina University, where he played football for the Catamounts and achieved a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice.
Clay and Lisa are proud parents of two sons: Connor and Carson. The Coxes attend Lilburn Christian Church. He also served as a youth soccer coach and currently volunteers as a volunteer high school football coach.