Rich Pernell


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Rich Pernell has been the Director of Facilitation and Mediation Services for Embry Riddle Aeronautical University since 2002 holding certifications in both areas.

He also provided expertise in organizational development for the Federal Aviation Administration at the Center for Executive and Managerial Leadership and served as the Director of a New York State Office of Court Administration Mediation Center.

Rich has worked with the Program on the Analysis and Resolution of Conflict at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Public Policy. He also holds a BS degree in Mathematics and a MS in Educational Administration from Syracuse and has a working background in organizational design and development. He is an adjunct professor at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University teaching Organizational Behavior and Stetson University teaching Leadership and Management, and Ethics in the EMBA program.

Rich’s passion for facilitating effective outcomes through appreciative inquiry and the exploration of team and social dynamics continues to be a major focus of his work with the University and other organizational partners.