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Kelly N. Burrello, MSc.
Senior Associate

Kelly Burrello's strengths lie in her ability to listen to clients and assist them to assess, and implement resolution approaches that effectively address their internal issues. She conducts extensive research in organizational assessment, workforce demographics and benchmark studies for corporate and government clients such as Thomas Havey, LLP, ECMC Management Services Corporation, and the Food and Drug Administration

Kelly is…

a graduate of George Mason University's Institute for conflict Analysis and resolution (M.S. Conflict Analysis and Resolution) and Trinity College (B.A., Human Relations).

a recipient of the David L. Boren, National Security Education Fellowship (funded by the Department of Defense). As an NSEP Fellow she traveled to Lagos, Nigeria to design and implement a conflict resolution skills training program for secondary school students.

an experienced facilitator. She has co-facilitated residents of the District of Columbia as part of the Mayors city-wide initiative to design a vision for the future of the city's neighborhoods. In addition, she has facilitated dialogue sessions with women NGO's representing 13 African countries on topics related to conflict transformation, and has facilitated dialogue with Ethiopian youth to address conflict issues in their country and approaches to resolution.

an experienced mediator. Specifically, she has successfully co-mediated cases between internal staff of the World Bank; juvenile victim/offender cases; and has liaised for George Mason University interns and corporate employers.

experienced in the design and implementation of the workshops on basic conflict resolution skills, and intercultural communication for corporate clients, and the Fairfax County Criminal Justice Academy.

is a contributing writer to the conference reader of the United Nations Organization on Youth Annual meeting held in South Africa, and has contributed articles to the Diversity Training Group website related to diversity issues.

a volunteer in her community, and a mentor to grade school children

Kelly believes companies that value diversity are better equipped to effectively address a variety of workplace issues, such as co-worker disputes, management and staff relations, and organizational change. She effectively uses her listening, analysis, and people skills to assist clients in creating positive work environments for all of their employees.