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Charles Meyer

Interim Associate Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives & Director

Email: charles.meyer@wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 265-3539

Charles Meyer has more than 20 years of experience leading strategic change in complex environments. Prior to joining the Office of Strategic Consulting, Charles held key roles creating and leading national grant-funded initiatives at UW–Extension, where he strived to help people and organizations try new approaches to their work, including new strategies, techniques, and technologies. Under his leadership, the National Center for Media Engagement (NCME) empowered more than 300 NPR and PBS affiliates to embrace new business models and practices that increased their local relevance and sustainability. Charles later created and led Veterans Coming Home, a successful national strategy that brought together 40 organizations across the country and reached 30 million people to help bridge the military-civilian divide.

Charles earned an executive MBA and a bachelor’s degree from UW–Madison.


Areas of Expertise: strategy, organizational development, collaboration and partnerships, community and stakeholder engagement, and strategic communications