About Us

We have worked in the field of mediation as trainers and mediators for many years and are humbled to work with people who want to find non-violent means to resolving conflict. With experience nationally and internationally, we believe that mediation is important work and it can transform relationships, organizations, as well as national and international partnerships.

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Dr. Kenneth Frank

I hold a J.D. from the University of Colorado and a Master’s Degree in Conflict Resolution from Columbia College. I am a Professor and Director of the undergraduate degree program in Conflict Resolution and Legal Studies at Brenau University and have received the Ann Austin Johnston Outstanding Faculty Award. Recently, I was honored by the InterNational Academy for Dispute Resolution as the "Coach of the Year."  Over the years, I served as Chair of the Humanities Program and Chair of the First-Year Experience Program. I have been a trainer/consultant for organizations as diverse as the Atlanta History Center, and Universities in Poland, Greece, Dubai, and China. 


  • Chair, International Intercollegiate Mediation Tournament Board

  • Vice President, U.S. for the Board of Directors of the InterNational Academy for Dispute Resolution

  • Registered Neutral, Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution

  • Past President, Kiwanis

Dr. Mary Lou Bryant Frank

My Ph.D. and M.S. degrees are in Psychology from Colorado State University.  To gain additional training, I completed the Advanced Negotiations for Executives at Harvard University and took the Mediation training at Brenau University. Currently, I am a Fellow at the Institute for Higher Education at the University of Georgia and teach at Brenau University and Middle Georgia State University. In higher education, I have served as a professor, department chair, dean, associate vice president, interim vice president, and mediator for the university system of Georgia. I have been humbled to receive awards for community service, diversity, clinical service, and leadership as well as receiving the Who's Who Lifetime Achievement Award. I am a consultant, trainer, and speaker nationally and internationally on  mediation, diversity, and leadership.


  • President, International Academy of Dispute Resolution

  • Registered Neutral, Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution

  • Licensed Psychologist, Arizona

  • Board Member, International Women's Think Tank