Dr. Jim Guinn is a mediator, keynote speaker, and trainer with a passion for conflict resolution. Dr. Guinn specializes in equipping leaders with practical skills for predicting and preventing highly emotional conflict. 

Dr. Jim Guinn is a dynamic instructor and innovative leader in the field of education, Dr. Guinn is instrumental in training teachers and administrators on how to predict and prevent highly emotional conflict in the workplace. His work includes school systems in multiple states across the US, and beginning in August of 2019 his organization will offer this same training expertly designed for students. 


One of the nations leading authorities on internal mediation for corporations, Dr. Guinn provides mediation training for numerous fortune 1000 companies, teaching their management teams and sales teams to apply practical skills for predicting and preventing conflict by identifying the root causes.


Dr. Guinn is a Full Member of the Texas Association of Mediators and provides pro bono services for the Brazos Valley Dispute Resolution Center in Brazos County, Texas.


Dr. Guinn holds an EdD in Organizational Leadership, a Master’s Degree in Conflict Resolution, and Bachelor’ Degree in Business Management from Abilene Christian University. As a college athlete in both football and baseball, he continues to be a sports enthusiast. He currently lives in Bryan, Texas with his wife Chelsea and two daughters Blair and Caroline who keep his mediation skills sharp. 

Partial Client List: 

- North American Society for Sport Management

- Texas Region 6 Education Service Center (Administrators Conference and Principals    Conference)

- Texas A&M Coaching Academy 

- Texas Association of School Administrators

- Bell Helicopter

- Two Pair Tubing

- Weatherford International

- Texas Ombudsman Association

- Montgomery ISD

- Conroe ISD

- Russellville ISD

- Jasper ISD

- Cleveland ISD

- Boerne ISD

- San Marcus ISD

- Bryan ISD

- College Station ISD

- Buna ISD

- Woodville ISD

- Brookeland ISD

- Newton ISD

- Kirbyville ISD

- Victoria ISD

- Harlingen ISD

“Jim Guinn is one of the most dynamic trainers we have ever hosted for a training. He was direct and practical with his approach and gave us actual applicable skills that we could use in our board meetings.”

Scott - Owner Two Pair Tubing