Our Team

John Duncum, Founder
Mr. Duncum is currently involved in private business enterprises including real estate, agriculture, and retailing, including ownership of two Toyota dealerships. He was formerly a Principal in Ernst & Young’s real estate and business consulting group. He has been involved in real estate valuation and consulting for over 35 years. As a mediator he has completed many successful mediation engagements in civil and family matters, qualified as a family law mediator. He is the former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Brazos County, Texas Dispute Resolution Center, a non-profit facility for mediation supported by the local courts, government agencies, and private donors.
Mr. Duncum has served as adjunct professor in the College of Business at Abilene Christian University and the Lowrey Mays College of Business at Texas A&M University. He is regularly invited to speak in a variety of venues. Mr. Duncum holds a BS degree from Abilene Christian University, a MEd degree from Sam Houston State University, and a MA in Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation from Abilene Christian University.
Jim Guinn, President
Dr. Guinn is the President of RRG Consulting. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and his Masters in Conflict Resolution from Abilene Christian University in four years. He earned his doctorate in Organizational Leadership at ACU.
As a mediator he has conducted many successful mediations involving family disputes and civil disputes. Jim is a Full Member of the Texas Association of Mediators, and does pro bono work for the Brazos Valley Dispute Resolution Center in Brazos County, which is a nonprofit mediation center that is supported by the local courts. He is also a facilitator for classes in the Masters of Arts in Conflict Resolution program through Abilene Christian University.
Jim is a full-time Instructional Professor of Sports Leadership for Texas A&M University and is currently involved in oil and gas investments and operations for Guinn Investments Inc. He also handles trust management duties for three separate trusts.
Jim is a currently serving as a board member for the Texas Association of Mediators.
Andy Ewing, Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Ewing is the CEO of RRG and an accomplished executive with over 24 years of experience building and leveraging organizational capability to strengthen productivity, competitive position, market leadership, and overall corporate performance. As a key member of executive teams, Mr. Ewing is adept at designing and applying innovative analytical approaches to transformational initiatives that impact both employees and customers.

Most recently, Mr. Ewing served as Vice President of Global Customer Experience at Luminex Corporation. Additionally, during his 13-year tenure at Luminex, Mr. Ewing held the positions of Vice President, Channel Partner & Operations Development and Vice President of Global Technical Operations. Prior to joining Luminex Corporation, Mr. Ewing held key management and business leadership roles in multiple technology sectors.

Phil Carey, Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Carey is the CFO of RRG, and grew up in London, Ontario, Canada. He attended Texas A&M University on a Baseball scholarship, received his undergraduate degree in business from Texas A&M, and started a full service Real Estate company called REME Properties. His expertise is in construction, land development, property management and private equity. Mr. Carey has met all mediation requirements for civil and family mediation in Texas. Mr. Carey specializes in real estate and high asset divorce cases, as well as in conflict resolution training for businesses. His knowledge and experience in business serve as an instrument to help his clients resolve their conflicts in both family and civil disputes.

Kevin Claypool, Chief Learning Officer

Dr. Kevin Claypool is the Chief Learning Officer for RRG and has over 12 years of education experience. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from York College in Nebraska, a master’s degree in Higher Education Administration and Conflict Management from Abilene Christian University, and a doctorate in Organizational Leadership from Pepperdine University. Dr. Claypool began his career in higher education serving as a residential director and professor at Abilene Christian and Pepperdine University. He then consulted as an operations director for a local startup technology company assisting in a $1 million funding campaign and creating streamlined processes taking the company to further dominance within their market. Dr. Claypool has also served as the Vice President of Development at Brentwood Christian School, Executive Director of the Lake Travis Education Foundation, and the Director of Corporate Relations and Development where he developed and executed fundraising programs netting more than $1 million annually. His diverse portfolio also includes teaching graduate level courses in leadership development, education administration, and conflict management.

Tori Ellis, Director of ADR services
Mrs. Ellis is the Director of Mediation for RRG. She is a distinguished-credentialed mediator with a diverse background including agriculture, small business ownership, finance, and non-profit management. She is certified in civil, family, and child protective services mediation.
Tori has been a small business owner in the construction industry for the past five years, successfully running a women-owned business in a male dominated field. Prior to owning her own business, Tori spent eight years in the finance industry focusing on banking, lending, and insurance and two years as Director of Internal Operations for the Abelson Group.
Tori recently served as the Executive Director for the Brazos Valley Dispute Resolution Center for three years and brings this unique non-profit perspective with her. She still volunteers at the Center as often as possible. Tori served as a CASA volunteer for two years before starting CPS mediation and continues to support their endeavors. She is very active in her local church administration and serves as a mediator and facilitator for the church community.
Tori is on the Board of the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable, a credentialed member of the Texas Mediators Credentialing Association, and a member of Texas Association of Mediators.
Aron Hutchins, General Counsel

Mr. Hutchins is the owner of Hutchins Law, P.C., and practices both civil and criminal law throughout the Brazos Valley.  Based on Mr. Hutchins’ litigation practice and his belief in the necessity of quality mediation, Mr. Hutchins was drawn to the work performed by RRG Consulting and is actively serving as the General Counsel. Apart from his law practice, and General Counsel position, Mr. Hutchins also mediates various types of disputes and assists in training new mediators.

Mr. Hutchins received his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University and law degree from South Texas College of Law Houston. While in law school, Mr. Hutchins clerked for the Honorable Judge Debra Ibarra Mayfield who is now the presiding Judge of the 190th Judicial Court in Harris County. Additionally, Mr. Hutchins clerked for a boutique firm with offices in Houston and Austin specializing in eminent domain work. Mr. Hutchins attended the Academy of the Advocate, Advanced School of Trial in St. Andrews, Scotland. During Mr. Hutchins’ final year of law school, he won the National Civil Rights Trial Competition hosted in New York and was later awarded with the Order of Barristers, which is given to each law school’s top advocates.

Mr. Hutchins held the position of Associate Attorney at Banks & Banks Attorneys at Law, P.C. practicing various types of law before starting Hutchins Law, P.C.. Mr. Hutchins is an active member of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Brazos County Bar Association, Texas Young Lawyers Association, and Texas Association of Mediators.

The Resolution Resource Group

100 N. Parker Ave. Ste. 112
Bryan, Texas 77703

979-213-4761

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The Resolution Resource Group

100 N. Parker Ave. Ste. 112
Bryan, Texas 77703

979-213-4761