Meet Clay

Henry Clay Sneed is a life-long resident of 106 Kinneys Road in Springfield, Tennessee and a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He’s the proud owner of Robertson County farmland that has been in his family for more than 100 years, giving him deep-seated roots in the community.

He relates to the working men and women of Springfield because he is one of them. He has experience building homes from the ground up, as well as remodeling. His work history includes having worked for excavation/ heavy construction companies in Nashville which helped gain the knowledge to become a licensed general contractor.

Clay has served as your representative as a City Alderman for Ward 6 for the past 20 years and has always looked out for the interests of his fellow constituents.

He has been married for 12 years, with one daughter and two step-sons.

A Strong History

  • Founder & Owner, Springfield Alarm & Sage
  • Owner, Springfield Taxi Cab
  • Owner, Gallatin Carpet Cleaning
  • Owner, Springfield Steam Clean Carpet
  • Former Employee, Electrolux Maintenance Dept (20 years)
  • Employed with CSX Railroad (9 years)
  • Owner, H.C. Sneed Construction
  • Elected Vice Chairman & Treasurer of Railroad Union (8 years)
  • Subsitute teacher 1999-2004
  • Lifelong resident of Robertson County
  • Attended Springfield High, VSCC, Nashville Tech & Austin Peay
  • Served in U.S. Navy
  • Many past family members served in local & state government
  • Proud member of the Sons of the American Revolution – 5th great grandfather served in the Continental Army

Results & Accomplishments

Small Business Owner

He founded the first portable toilet business in the county and sold it to a company in Clarksville during the housing boom of the 1990s. Clay owns Springfield Alarm and Safe, a company he founded nearly 30 years ago and located on the Court House Square.  He bought Springfield Taxi in 2011 with one car and has built that business into a four-car enterprise. Springfield Taxi boasts the first of its kind in the industry, a mini-van built from the ground up to be a taxi and one of the greenest and most environmentally-friendly vehicles in operation today. This was also the first car of its kind to operate in Tennessee.


Clay is a former employee of Frigidaire, and he has been employed for more than seven years by CSX Railroad as a conductor on freight trains and a RCO locomotive operator of freight trains. Clay is a former trustee and current Vice Chairman and Treasurer of the Railroad Union in Nashville.


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I’m not afraid to step on toes and do my job of oversight.”

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