Chris Sheesley, MA, is the president and lead consultant for In-Accord, a company that specializes in managing internal organizational conflict. He has an MA in organizational communication from Marylhurst University. Since 1991, Mr. Sheesley’s career has been in the mediation and dispute resolution field. He has conducted more than 1,500 mediation and facilitation cases across a spectrum of community and organizational settings. He has served on over 18 conflict management rosters and regularly performs interventions for organizations throughout Oregon. He has amassed over 5,000 hours as an instructor in these specialty skills. Mr. Sheesley teaches the following courses: Conflict Resolution Skills in Organizations; Conscious Communication: Intent and Impact; Mediation: Skills and Application; and Negotiating to Collaborative Agreements.