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Clayton has been a Jaycee since 2019 and runs the Jaycees food truck event in September which was started in 2021. He also assists with the social media accounts and will serve as Sergeant of Arms for the 2023/24 year. Clayton assists in leading the Manpower portfolio for Blossom Time.


Clayton studied law in South Africa - where he obtained an LLB and a Master's in Law - and practiced there for a brief time before taking on an executive managerial role in his family's manufacturing company. He then moved to the United States to start a small manufacturing firm and a logistics company. He has recently completed a Master's in Law degree from Cleveland State University - College of Law and is currently working in the legal field.


Clayton and his wife live in Chagrin Falls and can frequently be seen taking walks around the Village with their dogs. They enjoy travelling and taking advantage of the many great restaurants in and around the Village.

Trucks By the Falls Chairman

Clayton Papenfus

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