Lisa Clampitt, LMSW, is the founder and president of the Matchmaking Institute, as well as Lisa Clampitt Matchmaking. She has been a professional matchmaker and relationship expert for over 20 years. Lisa studied at New York University with a BA in Dramatic Literature and a Masters in Social Work from the University of Michigan.
She founded the Matchmaking Institute in 2003 in order to establish a code of ethics and strict quality standards for the matchmaking industry. It is the only state licensed matchmaking school in the world and focuses on offering a professional matchmakers’ network, workshops, and yearly world-wide conferences to provide matchmakers with a solid group of peers and support.
Lisa’s unique system – part social work, part specific matchmaking methodology – not only focuses on compatibility and chemistry (so you don’t have to) - but also helps you make better, more authentic choices.
As a consistently sought after matchmaker and relationship expert, Lisa has had extensive national and international press coverage including ABC’s 20/20, The O’Reilly Factor, Time Magazine, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Forbes.com, Worth Magazine, Crain’s New York Business, Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Reuters, and Today in New York - among many other media outlets.
Lisa’s is also author of two books on matchmaking: Make Me a Match: The 21st Century Guide to Finding and Using a Matchmaker and Matchmaking From Fun to Profit: A Complete Guide to Turning Your Matchmaking Skills into a New Business
Happily married, Lisa resides in New York City with her husband and two amazing, adopted sons.