John Settle is the President of SETTLEment Associates,LLC, a firm providing mediation, conflict management training, and conflict coaching and is certified as a mediator and Mentor Mediator by the Supreme Court of Virginia. He also holds Advanced Workplace Mediator status from the Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR). Mr. Settle has served as President of the Virginia Mediation Network; Co-Chair of the Workplace Section of ACR;and Board Member of the Northern Virginia Mediation Service and the D.C. and Virginia Chapters of ACR. He is also Virginia Governor Kaine's civilian appointee to Virginia's Interagency Dispute Resolution Advisory Council. He specializes in teaching managers and supervisors how to manage conflict and personal negotiation skills for the workplace.
Mr. Settle holds the Presidential award of Meritorious Executive in the Senior Executive Service. He is author of "The Advocate's Practical Guide to Using Mediation", Dewey Publications, Inc., and he recently co-authored, "A Perfect Storm: A Confluence of Problems in Organizational Team Building," in the Fall/Winter 2007 issue of AC Resolution. Mr. Settle was also recently chosen to be a "Flash Mentor" by the Senior Executive Association.