Our Founders

Phillip G. Clampitt

Phil Clampitt Metacomm
Phillip G. Clampitt (Ph.D., University of Kansas) holds the Blair Endowed Chair of Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, where he teaches in the Information Sciences program.

The Wall Street Journal and MIT Sloan Management Review highlighted his work on “Decision Downloading” which details how companies can effectively communicate decisions to those not involved in the decision-making process. Additionally, Phil is the author of a Sage Publications best seller, Communicating for Managerial Effectiveness 6e, and co-author of Embracing Uncertainty: The Essence of Leadership and Transforming Leaders into Progress Makers. His most recent book, Social Media Strategy: Tools for Professionals and Organizations, guides professionals and organizations through the process of developing a strategy for their social media initiatives with the goal of enhancing their organization’s effectiveness.

Along with being on the editorial board of numerous professional journals, his work has been published in a variety of journals including the MIT Sloan Management Review, Academy of Management Executive, and Management Communication Quarterly.

In addition to many guest-speaking opportunities in the U.S., Phil has also been invited to speak internationally at The University of Pisa, The University of Aberdeen, The University of Ulster, as well as to numerous multi-national businesses and professional organizations.

As a principal in his firm, Metacomm, he has consulted on communication and leadership issues with a variety of organizations, such as PepsiCo, Manpower, Schneider National, The Menasha Corporation, Dean Foods, The Boldt Company, Stora Enso, The U.S. Army War College, Appleton, and Nokia (see www.imetacomm.com).


Ms. Laurey Clampitt

Laurey Clampitt, Metacomm(MBA, University of Wisconsin)
Laurey was on the faculty at UW-Green Bay for many years teaching personal and corporate finance. Most recently, she developed and instructed Business and Professional Communications, a skills-based course aimed at enhancing written and oral communications in the workplace. She also used her experience as a stockbroker and financial planner to design and conduct personal financial planning seminars for the Green Bay Packers. In her consulting work, she conducts management training in areas such as public speaking, written communication skills, and meeting management; conducts organizational communications assessments through surveys and interviews; and assists companies with planning communication strategy for organizational changes.