David Dickinson, President/CEO

David Dickinson is the President and CEO of ADR West.  Mr. Dickinson has led a 30 year distinguished career, and is an Award-winning Fortune 500 leader valued in key positions, both in the US as well as Europe, India and Australia, with industry leaders such as Intel, MCI, USWest and Qwest.  A popular public speaker who has spoken in India, Australia, England and Ireland as well throughout the United States, Mr. Dickinson is recognized as a marketing and business innovator, and has negotiated over 10,000 contracts with international and domestic partners.

Mr. Dickinson has mediated family, civil, product liability, employment and personal injury cases.    Mr. Dickinson acquired his mediation training from Pepperdine School of Law – Straus Institute For Dispute Resolution – Mediating the Litigated Case.  He is a graduate of Arizona State University.

Mr. Dickinson launched ADR West in 2010.  His mandate is based upon the Bible passage in the book of Matthew: “Settle matters quickly with your adversary who is taking you to court. Do it while you are still with him on the way, or he may hand you over to the judge, and the judge may hand you over to the officer, and you may be thrown into prison.”

Mr. Dickinson is the Chairman and CEO of Colorado NextGen, the  premier performance development center, focused on assisting market leading companies and their leadership to achieve breakthrough performance results. Dave is also the Co-Chairman of the Colorado NextGen Ridge Academy, a non-profit development center for next-generation leaders, focused on developing values-based, results-oriented leaders of influence.