We recruit and vet knowledgeable and skilled conflict consulting practitioners with local, national, and international experience. We match your situation with the most appropriate practitioner.
Below are some of our core panelists.
Brian S. Beck
owner / CEO
Brian S. Beck brings a unique ability to help clients understand the root causes of disagreements along with the coaching skills to help them find the most appropriate solutions. Brian is owner and co-founder of OvalOptions, LLC, a conflict-resolution consulting firm, and has led workshops and trainings on understanding conflict and problem-solving. He served as director of business communications for a rural health center in Limon, Colo., in 2007, and has worked with various organizations to improve internal cultures and work environments. His master’s thesis examined the conflicts that occur during organizational change initiatives.
Owner / Brewery Mediation Director
Mr. Gladfelter has more than 17 years of experience in team leadership, management and customer relations. He holds a Master’s in Conflict Resolution, a Certificate in Advanced Studies in ADR, a Bachelor’s in History, and is a certified Cicerone Beer Server.
Jason translates this experience and education into OvalOptions’ services in personal coaching, group Dialogue, conflict analysis and business audits. His strong ability to seek and discover root issues has proven invaluable to our clients.
Owner, Lead Mediator
Mark Loye is the Director of Jefferson County Mediation Services. He has more than 21 years of experience as a professional in the dispute-resolution field in areas such as multi-party environment, land use, business, EEO/workplace, divorce and child custody, real estate, and task force and group facilitation. His educational background includes an undergraduate degree in biology and graduate degrees in ecology and public administration, as well as 420 hours of varied mediation training. He has conducted training seminars in dispute resolution for the federal government, local governments, the U.S. Postal Service, private training organizations and at professional conferences.
Larry A. Cerrillo
Larry Cerrillo has a BS and an MS in Geology, and hydrogeology at Syracuse University and Colorado State University, respectively. He obtained a certificate for environmental and public policy dispute resolution in 1998 from CDR Associates, and has been doing ADR work since that time. Larry Cerrillo has also received a Certificate of Advanced Study in Dispute Resolution from the University of Denver.
David Holland specializes in facilitation and enjoys mediations that impact teens. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Science from Ohio State University and a Master of Science Degree in Computer Science from University of Southern California.
Matthew Jarvinen brings broad experience in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and labor-management relations. Matt most recently served as the Denver Regional Director of the Federal Labor Relations Authority from 2004 – 2014 (retirement) and was a member of the Senior Executive Service (SES). He exercised program direction and leadership over the Federal labor relations program throughout the geographic jurisdiction of the Denver Region, and spearheaded the Region’s ADR efforts.
Matt is a professional member of the Mediation Association of Colorado (the MAC). He specializes in workplace and employment disputes. Since 2005, Matt has volunteered as a mediator with the Jefferson County (Colorado) Mediation Services program; twice being recognized as Mediator of the Year for Workplace Cases and once as Mediator of the Year for Divorce and Parenting Cases. He has mediated hundreds of labor-management, business, community, and domestic relations disputes.
Toni brings 35 years of combined professional experience as a civil litigation and employment lawyer, human resources/corporate executive and alternative dispute resolution practitioner to her current mediation practice. After years of witnessing the high cost and mostly adverse impact of prolonged litigation on those involved, Toni shifted her focus to mediation in order to provide parties with a safe, professional and positive environment to take control of their own futures and resolve conflict. Toni believes that anyone involved in conflict can benefit from a skilled mediator’s guidance through a process designed to result in a more custom tailored and cost effective result for all.
Toni is a graduate, with honors, of Stanford University (B.S. Economics) and of Boalt Hall Law School, University of California, Berkeley (J.D.). She clerked for the Honorable Justice Broussard of the California Supreme Court. She is a graduate of the Aspen Institute’s Henry Crown Fellowship Leadership Development program. She received the 2013 and 2014 Divorce and Parenting Mediator of the Year Award and the 2016 Workplace Mediator of the Year Award from Jefferson County Mediation Services. She is admitted to practice law in Colorado and California.