Cassie Hemphill has 30 years of experience in organizational development and communication management, and 15 years of experience designing and delivering professional development and academic courses. Her work with non-profit and commercial organizations includes developing management systems and processes, delivering winning grants and proposals, and helping teams solve complex problems. She teaches and coaches adults from pre-university to post-career, emphasizing transferable applied skills to meet personal and professional goals. Cassie’s Ph.D. research explored public/private collaboration in environmental management. Her M.A. research analyzed decision-makers’ openness to public input. She has a Graduate Certificate in Conflict Resolution, and is a Certified Mediator and a Certified Virtual Facilitator. When she’s not at her desk, she’s baking (in the winter), gardening and hiking (in the summer), or reading for fun (year-round).