Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor/Mediator
Lloyd joined Achieve Consulting Team in October of 2013 as a Vocational Intern and became a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor in March of 2014. He is a graduate of Portland State University, with a Master of Science in Conflict Resolution. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Western Washington University and studied Sociology, with an emphasis on workplace and organizations. Lloyd’s education has emphasized cultural competency and social inequality, and he is keenly sensitive to clients in this regard. Lloyd has a well rounded work experience including non-profit, public and private sector, and ten years working in the construction trades. This makes Lloyd particularly adept at completing job analyses and labor market research. He is also relatable and insightful when interacting with injured workers.Lloyd received advanced training in conflict analysis, mediation and negotiation while completing his graduate studies. Lloyd has facilitated hundreds of mediations, including: workplace, marriage dissolutions, associations, neighbors, victim/offender, multi-party, small claims, and between state agencies and their service clients. Lloyd has served as a Senior Mediator for the Dispute Resolution Center of Thurston County since 2005. In addition to delivering professional mediation services, Lloyd has experience with conflict resolution training, group facilitation, community dialogue events and process improvement.