Mark Gerzon - Chief Facilitator, US House of Representatives Bipartisan Retreats

For the past 25 years, Mark has been President of Mediators Foundation, which catalyzes leadership across the partisan divide. He is the author of "Leading Through Conflict" (2006) and "The Reunited States of America" (2016).

An expert facilitator in high-conflict zones, Mark Gerzon divides his time between facilitating international leadership workshops and mitigating the increasing polarization in American communities. He has spent over two decades breaking down the ideological frontier between both sides of the aisle. 

Mark co-designed and facilitated the US Bipartisan Congressional Retreats in the late 1990s and has spent the years since sharing his key to transpartisan cooperation.