Tim Clipson


Dr. Tim Clipson is Professor Emeritus of Executive Communication and Executive Leadership in the MBA program at Stephen F. Austin State University.  He received his degree from Oklahoma State University in Business Training and Development. 

Clipson is President and co-founder of LIFE! a leadership consulting firm dedicated to improving the quality of life in organizations and individuals.   Additionally, he serves as the National President for Alpha Tau Omega.

 Clipson has been the recipient of numerous teaching awards including the Meada Gibbs International Teaching and Research award presented by the Association for Business Communication, SFA Teaching Excellence Award, and the Nelson Rusche College of Business Teaching Innovation Award. He has also presented programs to universities, corporations and organizations throughout the United States, Canada, and Ireland

An avid sailor, Clipson has made Gulf crossings, sailed in the Gulf Islands off Canada, Hawaii, all 3 coasts of the US, the British Virgin Islands and the Bahamas.  Additionally, he has traveled to the Czech Republic, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Luxembourg, France, Netherlands, Great Britain and Belgium. Though Clipson believes we should all live a balanced life: Spiritually, Emotionally, Mentally and Physically, he also believes learning and life should be fun.  His presentation style matches his life style—an interactive adventure. His presentation brings real life illustrations to the challenges and joys of leadership.