Carol WrightCarol Wright

Carol Wright provides mediation, facilitation, training, consulting, and coaching for diverse disciplines, individuals and groups related to interpersonal communication and team building. She has worked extensively with government organizations, businesses, and community-based organizations in various capacities including volunteer, program manager, and board member. As a transformation specialist, Carol is passionate about helping people with differing points of view have meaningful conversations about important topics.

Mediator, Facilitator and Trainer

Trainer, consultant, and executive coach for CPS Human Resource Services; courses include Communication Skills training, Basic Mediation Skills Training, Increasing Human Effectiveness, Respect – The Source of our Strength, Policy Governance, So You Want to be a Supervisor, and Building High Performance Teams. Former Director of Training, Manager, and Lead Mediator for the Sacramento Mediation Center, specialized in group mediations, along with responsibility for community outreach, marketing, recruitment, oversight and coordination of contractors and volunteers. Trainer for On Track Program Resources; courses include Fiscal Responsibility and Leadership Skills for CBO Leaders.

Auditor and Economic Development

Program Manager for California Capital Financial Development Corporation; developed and coordinated a network of over 100 area leaders; co-designed and implemented an integrated regional economic development strategy; attracted and administered grants from public and private sources; delivered training in four languages; planned and coordinated events. Senior Management Auditor with California Department of Conservation; managed San Diego field office staff; administered new CRV program in 5 counties; provided fiscal oversight for grant recipients; UW Loaned Exec.

Education and Professional Affiliations

  • B.S. Accounting, California State University, San Diego
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Integrated Community Mediation Skills
  • Victim Offender Mediation Program (VOMP)
  • CA Department of Personnel Administration, Certified Group Facilitator’s Workshop
  • Global Presencing Classroom: An Introduction to Theory U
  • Pachamama Alliance: Awakening the Dreamer Symposium, Training Leader/Facilitator
  • Increasing Human Effectiveness, Group Facilitator
  • Respect - The Source of Our Strength, Group Facilitator, Di.a.logic: Group Facilitator Candidate
  • Committee Addressing Racial Equity (CARE)
  • Sacramento Professional Facilitators, Member
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution, Northern California (ADRNC) Member
  • National Coalition for Dialogue and Deliberation (NCDD) Member

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