Bryan J. Branon, Principal, Branon's ADR, is an international arbitrator, mediator and business development strategist whose career has focused on the intersection of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and public policy. Bryan is the Chair of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), North America Branch (NAB), Seattle Chapter, an appointment received by CIArb NAB Chair, Ambassador (Ret.) David Huebner, C.Arb, FCIArb, and serves on CIArb NAB Young Members Group (YMG) Steering Committee. He is Chair-Elect of the Federal Bar Association (FBA) ADR Section where he serves by FBA Presidential Appointment on the National Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion and is the former Director, International and Regional Liaison at the AAA's Seattle Regional Office and their International Centre for Dispute Resolution. Bryan graduated with a B.S. in Political Science from St. Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont and earned his J.D. and mediator certification from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York, New York. He is licensed to practice in Washington, D.C. and frequently lectures, publishes and consults on international ADR systems design, diversity, equity and inclusion and commercial ADR. He can be reached at Bryan@BranonsADR.com.