Shawn engages when he facilitates activities that help meet objectives for individual events or formal company training. Shawn’s experience in hosting community discussions have strengthened his skills. He has held community discussions on crime, gender issues, racial tension, and other hot-button issues. He facilitates group discussion within tense environments with an equanimity that allows for participants to feel safe and open to dialogue. Shawn’s experience has led to successful outcomes for children as a family court mediator. These examples show that Shawn has the tools to assist groups in achieving consensus on tough issues and equally effective at reaching participants during training..