Richard Lindley

Richard Lindley

Work History

Work History
May 2011 - Present


Spirit Of the Pack

Presenting workshops and events in conflict resolution and communication. Attendees have expressed appreciation and enthusiasm for my events.

Sep 2013 - Aug 2015


Star Academy

 Part  time Driver for a wide  age range of students with learning disabilities. I have proved exceptional at creating calm and ease on my routes and have earned the trust and respect of students, parents, teachers and faculty.

Sep 2012 - Jun 2013

Transportation - Driver  

Marin Montessori School

 Coordinated with parents, students and faculty for daily driving and special field trips. My supervisor will provide an excellent reference. Became a trusted and valued member of the team and had many opportunities to demonstrate good judgement and problem solving. Part Time.

1987 - 2003



Founded what became  one of Ireland's largest IT companies. I created 12 years of 100% plus growth and overcame  every obstacle that arrived with passion and determination. Revenue exceeded $200 million per year.



Conflict Resolution


I completed a one year course in conflict resolution. A practical, intensive ' hands on" training with substantial time resolving real, live issues.

By the end of the program I saw  a radical difference in  my ability to approach and resolve conflict  I developed a comfort level with these skills that allows me to mediating for others professionally and teach the process.

MBA Owners Program

Harvard Business Scool

Presented  over three years, OPM  empowered me to assess a company's position, develop long-term strategies and create practical action plans. I also connected with global members of the Harvard Business School (HBS) network for advice and support.

While examining business fundamentals, strategies, and best practices from the perspective of a business leader and owner, I  explored a broad range of topics-from  negotiation, conflict resolution ,finance, marketing, and sales alignment to leadership, and global markets.

Oct 2013 - Oct 2013

Certificate Restorative Justice

UC Santa Cruz

I received a certificate from Santa Cruz NVC and UC Santa Cruz professor of restorative justice. This is part of my on going training in building teams and resolving tension in groups.

Jan 1997 - Jan 2002

Executive Education

Harvard Business Scool

Strategic Negotiations
Deal Making for the Long Term

We analyzed the multiple dimensions of high-stakes negotiations, learning how to put the pieces together and complete the best deals.

Learned a systematic approach to achieving goals, fostering understanding, creating an efficient process, and promoting resolution. Learning through hands-on simulations as well as lectures, case studies, and group discussions, I gained with both new conceptual frameworks and practical skills.

Interests - Skills

Workshop and event speaker. I have presented many public workshops and events on communication and dealing with difficult situations. One of my favorite events is “How to enjoy other peoples anger’. I enjoy the challenge and energy of presenting to a group.


Position with a progressive group  requiring excellent communication, persuasion and people skills.I want to earn the opportunity to contribute.


Experienced in Dominic Barters restorative circle methodology and over a decade  of training  in Marshall Rosenberg's  Non Violent Communication.  I have made positive impact  working  with students ages  6 to  18 in my last two jobs.