Adam Clampitt develops and implements integrated communications strategies, overseeing long-range initiatives to improve organizational reputation through both digital and non-digital means. He has led communications efforts in conflict zones around the world as well as provided strategic counsel and brand management to a variety of public and private stakeholders including the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the United States Navy, Wal-Mart Stores, and the National Association of REALTORS®.
Mr. Clampitt was the lead on-the-ground military Public Affairs Officer during disaster relief and recovery operations in Banda Aceh, Indonesia following the devastating tsunami in 2005.
He led teams of media into the disaster zone to promote the humanitarian assistance efforts of the United States government, and provided advance support for visits by former U.S. Presidents as well as Adm. Mike Mullen, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Mr. Clampitt is a commissioned reserve Public Affairs officer in the United States Navy and holds a Top Secret security clearance
Mr. Clampitt worked for Gen. Stanley McChrystal as the Director of Public Affairs Planning and Social Media for the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force in Kabul, Afghanistan. While in Afghanistan, Mr. Clampitt was responsible for building public affairs capacity during the much-publicized troop surge. He developed the command’s groundbreaking social media strategy, which gained international recognition as the most successful military digital campaign ever.
On behalf of Wal-Mart, Mr. Clampitt managed public affairs campaigns that included media outreach, digital engagement, and other strategic initiatives designed to enhance the company’s reputation as a community partner and quality employer.
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