Joshua Ballew holds a degree from George Mason University's School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution and is a General District Court certified mediator. Most recently, he ran the statewide mediation program for Virginia state employees and also designed and implemented conflict resolution trainings. Before that, he worked for the Virginia Attorney General's Office resolving disputes between businesses and consumers. He now works with local, national, and international organizations to create healthy work environments, address difficult subjects and foster trustbuilding. Joshua is from Macau, China, and now resides in Richmond, Virginia, USA with his spouse, Abigail.