Mr. Swanson, a former Commissioner of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, and now a senior partner in Carr Swanson & Randolph, LLC, has extensive domestic and international experience helping a diverse range of national and international clients achieve effective business results. He specializes in merging the disciplines of conflict resolution, leadership development, coaching, organizational development and training/education to provide systemic and holistic approaches to client challenges. He helps people and organizations better connect and communicate with each other. He is an accomplished mediator, coach, facilitator, trainer and consultant in leadership development and alignment and systemic/organizational change. Over the past two decades, Mr. Swanson has been at the cutting edge of conflict resolution, leadership development and complex systemic organization change efforts. He has worked in over 50 federal/state/local and international agencies and organizations in four continents and 22 countries including Afghanistan, Argentina, Austria, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Greece, Holland, India, Japan, Korea, Kosovo, Nepal, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Serbia, Slovenia, Sweden and Thailand. This work has included mediation training, facilitation, dispute systems design, leadership development, and related areas.