In 1997 after decades of education and professional experience, Marc Purchin established Purchin Consulting in order to advance his desire to empower individuals to resolve conflicts through meaningful dialogue. To that end he has personally conducted more than 2500 mediations through contracts with the Department of Special Education Hearing Office, several school districts and nonprofit organizations. In addition, he is a sought after meeting facilitator, trainer, coach and has been responsible for the design of several alternative dispute resolution programs. Marc is not only a skilled trainer, he has also taught at the American Jewish University and California State University. Dominquez Hills. Since 1990. Marc has been a facilitator for the National Days of Dialogue assisting diverse populations come together to learn from each other and find common ground. Marc has a BS from Southern Illinoi University and an MBA from the American Jewish University.