Pearce Associates, Inc.

Introduction
About Pearce Associates, Inc.

Kimberly A. Pearce and W. Barnett Pearce are the co-Principals of Pearce Associates and the primary service providers. When our clients' needs require additional personnel, they are joined by other highly trained, experienced independent contractors who share our values and ways of working.

Kimberly Pearce

Kimberly A. Pearce has consulted with communities and organizations, facilitated small and large group meetings in private and public settings, and trained professionals in England, Denmark, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, and throughout the United States. Additionally, she is a member of the faculty in Speech Communication at De Anza College and a Founding Member of the Public Dialogue Consortium. Before joining De Anza's faculty, she was Human Resources Director for an energy management company in Silicon Valley. She has an M. A. degree in Communication Studies from San Jose State University.

W. Barnett Pearce

W. Barnett Pearce has consulted with communities and organizations, facilitated public and private meetings, and trained professionals in North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and Africa for the past 15 years. He is a member of the faculty of the Human and Organizational Development Program of the Fielding Graduate University and is a Founding Member of the Public Dialogue Consortium. Known for his work in communication theory, he has written seven books and over one hundred articles and chapters. He was a Senior Visiting Fellow at Linacre College, Oxford University, in 1989, and a Fulbright Fellow in Argentina in 1997. Before joining Fielding Graduate University, he was a member of the faculty at the University of North Dakota, University of Kentucky, University of Massachusetts, and Loyola University Chicago, serving as Department Chair at Massachusetts and Loyola. He has a Ph.D. from Ohio University.