(PRWEB) March 17, 2015
Mediation.com welcomes Dr. Orlando Blake, a professional mediator and nationally recognized conflict management consultant.
Dr. Blake has been working as a mediator since 1994. His firm, The Blake Group offers mediation and consulting services in a full range of employment and workplace matters. The firm’s clients come from a diverse range of industries, such as commercial printing, consumer products, government, defense, entertainment, and tribal businesses.
Orlando’s corporate experience included senior executive positions with well-known companies including Warner Bros., and Guess? Inc.
In addition to his work directly with clients, Dr. Blake served on the Mediation and Mediator Mentor Panels for the Los Angeles County Superior Courts, and Inland Valley Mediation & Arbitration Services (IVAMS) mediation panel. For his contribution to alternative dispute resolution he received Certificates Appreciation and a letter of merit from County of Los Angeles, California, Superior Courts.
Dr. Blake received his masters from the University of Southern California, with a specialization in applied behavioral sciences. He followed this with a doctorate and breakthrough research at Claremont Graduate University that discovered unique techniques to resolve disputes. Orlando is the author of more than 100 articles and eight books including POWW! Stop Fighting and Start Talking for Managers.
In addition to Dr. Blake’s nationally recognized consulting practice he was a consulting editor for Personnel Policy Manual and HR Matters, as well as a columnist for the maquiladora-focused Twin Plant News. He taught for the Department of Law & Public Policy at University of California, Riverside Extension and also sat on the advisory for the Certificate in Dispute Resolution. For Claremont Graduate University he teaches in the School of Organizational & Behavioral Sciences.
In addition to mediation services, the Blake Group also provides conflict management training and conflict coaching. Upcoming leadership development opportunities include Leaders Path Institute Leadership & Executive Coaching.
For more information or to speak with Orlando Blake, contact him at 520.455.9393 or by email at oeb(at)blake-group(dot)com.