Advisory Board

Dennis DennisDennis M. Dennis, PhD, RN
Dennis began his career in Washington, DC as a nurse in the ER and CCU where he observed the organizational influences on nurses’ health, performance, and career satisfaction. After completing his graduate work Dennis held a joint appointment of Assistant Professor of Psychology & Nursing at Purdue University where he developed a leadership learning laboratory. Later he established a professional practice while serving on the graduate psychology faculty at Central Washington University (organization development) and the University of Washington (nursing and clinical psychology) for over 15 years. For the past 25 years Dennis has focused on developing leaders, teams, and their organizations. Specific competencies include employee surveys, leader coaching, teamwork, workplace crises, and conflict management. Recently he developed Care Full Conflict™, a comprehensive approach to help health care organizations improve their QRS Outcomes™ (quality, retention and safety).

During a 3-year sabbatical from consulting Dennis served as vice president of HR & OD for a regional company in the southeast where he provided leadership in all aspects of talent management. In support of a major business process reengineering effort associated with system-wide IT implementation he designed strategies to support a culture of collaboration and innovation to attract and retain talent. The 100%-plus growth resulted in a successful planned acquisition of the company by the industry leader.

Dennis' leadership and community experience includes service as a naval officer at Bethesda Hospital - National Naval Medical Center, Disaster Mental Health, and critical incident stress debriefing with the American Red Cross, President of the Washington State Psychological Association, and participation on several non-profit and for-profit Boards. He has been a mentor for the Lake Washington Human Resources Association and is an active member of several professional committees in organizational and consulting psychology.

Since 1984 Dennis has been listed on the National Register of Health Providers in Psychology and he was certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) in 1996. He completed the Management Program at the University of Washington (1999). His personal mission is to help leaders meet the critical challenges facing health care in the 21st century.

Dennis is a member of the University of Washington Consulting Alliance and a master trainer in the Conflict Dynamics Profile©. Contact Dennis at 206-369-8732 or via email

Cinnie NobleCinnie Noble
Both as a former social worker and as a lawyer-mediator, Cinnie Noble, C.M., B.S.W., LL.B., LL.M. (ADR) has practiced and studied conflict management for over 20 years. She has undergraduate degrees in law and social work, a Masters in Law in Alternate Dispute Resolution from Osgoode Hall Law School, and is a Certified Coach (International Coach Federation). Cinnie is also certified to deliver the Conflict Dynamics Profile®, a 360° conflict response assessment tool.

Cinnie is President of Noble Solutions Inc., which provides a wide range of conflict management services. This includes mediation, facilitation, and conflict management training. Cinnie has developed and taught courses on Workplace Dispute Resolution and Conflict Coaching at the School of Continuing Studies, University of Toronto, from where she received an Excellence in Teaching Award in 2000.

Cinnie and her associates also provide conflict coaching through CINERGY® Coaching, a division of Noble Solutions Inc. CINERGY® Coaching also conducts Introductory/Basic and Advanced Conflict Coaching Workshops, which have been accredited by the International Coach Federation. Cinnie is a graduate of CoachU and has served on the Board of the ICF – Greater Toronto Area. She currently serves on ICF’s Regulatory and Educational Advisory Group Committees. Cinnie is the host of the International Coach Federation's Special Interest Group on Conflict Management Coaching, and the chair of the Workplace Section’s Conflict Coaching Subcommittee of the Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR).

Cinnie has published five books. Her most recent book is Conflict Management Coaching: The CINERGY Model. Other books are Mediation Advocacy: Effective Client Representation in Mediation Proceedings, Emond Montgomery, 1998 and Family Mediation: A Guide for Lawyers, Canada Law Book, May, 1999, and numerous articles, are on topics relating to the dispute resolution field. Cinnie was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada in 1990 for her pioneering work in the travel industry, on behalf of people with disabilities.

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Pierre NaquetPierre Naquet

Pierre Naquet has worked at senior management levels, contributing to the development of business strategy and individual and team performance.  After 20 years experience in the financial sector working for leading companies such as Credit Chimique, Swiss Bank Corp and Morgan Stanely, Pierre joined RHR International as a Management Psychologist in 1999.  Since then he has specialized in executive assessment and coaching, cross cultural adaptability and senior leader and top team development.  Working through his business, Leadership Solutions International, he continues to work at senior levels internationally.

Pierre has worked with executives and their teams on the challenges of improving performance on distribution of power, management of conflict and effective use of influence in complex matrix organizaitons, and in organizations undergoing post merger integration.  He also advises clients on succession and individual integration processes, as well as cross cultural effectiveness.  Pierre is also a Faculty Member and Executive Coach with Oliver Wyman in their Learning Organization and Leadership practice.

Pierre has traveled and worked throughout Europe, and has lived in several countries, including Austria, Germany, England, France, Belgium and the USA.  This rich experience enables him to create rapport, trust and credibility quickly with executives in global companies and to assist them in their leadership challenges worldwide.  Pierre is fluent in French, German and English.

Pierre earned his D.E.S. degree in Economic Science and Finance from Paris-Nanterre University.  He completed his B.A. in clinical psychology, an M.A. in cognitive psychology and a D.E.A. in corporate and industrial psychology from Paris-Nanterre University.  Pierre also graduated from the Aspen Institute on Executive Leadership and good society.  Pierre is a member of the French Psychological Society, a speaker with the French chapter of the Aspen Institute and a member and speaker with the Leadership Convention held by the Group RH&M.

Pierre Naquet
+33 675 908 347
22 Place du General Catroux
75017 Paris - France

RogerRoger Sorochty, Ph.D.

Dr. Roger Sorochty retired from The University of Tulsa in June of 2013 after serving the University for twelve years as Vice President for Enrollment and Students Services and having served a wide range of colleges and universities during a forty-one career as an administrator and faculty member.  During more than half of his career Roger served as a vice president at such institutions as Newman University, St. Bonaventure University and, yes, Eckerd College.

During the period from 1990 to 1998 Roger served Eckerd as Vice President for Student Affairs and, beginning in 1995 as a staff member in what was then the Management Development Institute where he developed custom programs for companies such as Burger King and Glaxo-Welcome in addition to helping deliver the Leadership Development Program and providing feedback to the program’s participants.  It was during that time, and working with Sal Capobianco and Mark Davis, that Roger first became acquainted with the Conflict Dynamics Profile (CDP) in its early stages of development.

Upon retiring, Roger and his wife, Barbara, returned to the home in which they lived during Roger’s time at Eckerd College.  In the recent years leading up to that, he continued to stay in touch with former colleagues and friends at Eckerd’s Continuing Education Center and, as a result of meeting Craig Runde, Director of the Center for Conflict Dynamics (CCD), explored an interest in reconnecting with Eckerd through the CCD.  As a result, Roger provides his services to the Center as the Senior Associate for Higher Education – exploring ways that colleges and universities can see the value of utilizing the range of programs and services the CCD offers for both professional staff and students in leadership positions.

Roger has delivered a wide range of staff development programs to a wide range of clients representing businesses, education, and other non-profits.  In doing so he has used products in which he is certified from Consulting Psychologists Press (such as the Myers-Briggs, Strong, and the FIRO-B) AchieveGlobal, and of course the CDP.  He is also able to deliver the Center’s Becoming Conflict Competent (BCC) course.

Roger received his bachelor’s degree in Sociology/Psychology from Hobart College, his master’s degree in Student Personnel Administration from Syracuse University and his Ph.D. in educational administration from the University of Ottawa, Canada.

Dan Dana PhDDan Dana PhD

Dan was the originator of Managerial Mediation (in 1979), the elegantly simple Self Mediation communication tool, the powerful 7 Nudges Past Impasse method of professional mediation, and the practical Mediation Map application aid.  He is internationally recognized as one of today's most influential innovators and practitioners of consensus-building communication methods for organizations.

Holding the PhD in psychology, Dan served for several years as a professor of organizational behavior at the University of Hartford (Connecticut) Graduate School of Business, and has held faculty appointments at Syracuse University's Summer Institute on Conflict Resolution (Maxwell School) and at several other institutions.

As founding President of the Mediation Training Institute International (MTI), Dan sought to expand global awareness and use of non-adversarial methods for managing human differences — in the workplace and beyond. He has been an invited lecturer at institutions on six continents, and is the author of Managing Differences, the sourcebook of MTI's seminars published worldwide in six languages, and Conflict Resolution: Mediation Tools for Everyday Worklife, a featured publication of McGraw-Hill's Briefcase Books series.  In January, 2014 Dan donated the MTI to Eckerd College.

Dennis Dennis Mark Rosenberg

Mark Rosenberg is a highly regarded executive coach and mediator with extensive experience as a senior manager and lawyer.  Mark spent much of his career working as a lawyer and senior Manager at Caltex Australia (50% owned by Chevron) before moving to an Executive Director role at Sydney Olympic Park Authority, the NSW Government Agency responsible for the development and ongoing utilisation of Sydney’s Olympic precinct.  Since 2008 he has been the Managing Director of Balanced Curve, a boutique leadership development consultancy located in Sydney Australia. Mark specialises in working with senior executives, high potential leaders and leadership teams to drive performance to new levels.

He has worked as a Solicitor, Corporate Lawyer, Retail Operations Manager, Franchising Manager, Brand Marketing Manager, Marketing Director and CEO across a number of industries. This experience has provided him with a rich insight into the challenges leaders face when working with colleagues on complex issues.  Mark has a particular interest and expertise in conflict management and creating higher performing teams. He uses best practice instruments to assist leaders gain greater insight into how they manage conflict and how they can become more collaborative and effective at work.

He is certified to deliver the Becoming Conflict Competent and Managing Workplace Conflict programs, developed by the Center for Conflict Dynamics at Eckerd College and regularly acts as a mediator for the Office of the Franchising Mediation Advisor. Mark has a combined Arts (Psychology) / Law degree from the University of New South Wales, a Master of Laws from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Management from Macquarie Graduate School of Management.  He is certified in Hogan Profiling and the Hogan 360, The Leadership Circle 360, The Kirton Adaption-Innovation Inventory (KAI), The Conflict Dynamics Profile (CDP), The Entrepreneurial Dimensions Profile (EDP) the Facet5 Personality Profile and CINERGY Conflict Coaching. Mark is a Level 3 Accredited Coach with the Institute of Executive Coaching and Leadership and is an Accredited Associate Coach with the International Coaching Federation.

Mark is married with four children.
+61 411 265 157
9 Wrights Road
Drummoyne NSW 2111 Australia

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