Certifications & Presentations


  • International Coach Federation (ICF) certification
  • Mediation certification – Supreme Court of Virginia Department of Dispute Resolution
  • Coaching certification – Coach University
  • Virtual Instructional Learning Technology Program (VILT) certification – InSync
  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI®) certification – Otto Kroeger Associates


  • Facilitate leadership development programs for Daimler/Mercedes-Benz managers responsible for sales and marketing, and car and truck production
  • Negotiation skills at the United Nations Management Development Centre in Rome, Italy
  • “Resolving Conflict Across Cultures” at the Association for Conflict Resolution, Washington, DC, chapter annual conference
  • Managing conflict for the U.S. Courts for the Ninth Circuit conference in Las Vegas, Nevada

Academic Experience

  • Recipient of the Faculty Excellence Award given by the Graduate School USA
  • Adjunct professor at American University, Washington, DC, teaching negotiation and team-building
  • Consulted with University of Maryland Department of Government and Politics; Kogod School of Business Administration; and James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership
  • Visiting lecturer at Johns Hopkins University
  • Designed and delivered facilitation training for students and faculty forming dialogue groups on issues of race, age, ability, culture, gender and violence at the University of Virginia