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Sheryle Woodruff
Sheryle Woodruff

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Sheryle Woodruff

Sheryle Woodruff is the founder of Mediate Virtually, formerly Conflict Management Associates, Inc.  She started her business in 1997 to specialize in employment disputes. She has been a Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator for over 26 years. She holds a master’s degree in ADR, (Alternative Dispute Resolution) has co-authored two peer mediation books, written many articles about workplace conflicts and has mediated thousands of disputes for small & large organizations and government agencies such as EEOC, USPS, US Navy, US Army, Air Force, NASA and Bureau of Land Management. She helps organizations prevent and eliminate employee related problems that weaken organizations and distract staff from their core functions. Sheryle was on the board of Directors of Greater Orlando Society for Human Resource Management (GOSHRM) for six years as Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Secretary.

Sheryle Woodruff is a senior mediator and conflict coach specializing in employment and workplace disputes, EEO, government, discrimination, union/labor and business.

  • Mediator for United States Postal Service REDRESS and EEOC
  • Practicing ADR since 1997 as a trainer, conflict coach and mediator
  • Master’s Degree in Alternative Dispute Resolution, Conflict Studies
  • Fl Supreme Court Civil Circuit Certified
  • Board of Director for Greater Orlando Society of Human Resource Management (GOSHRM) 2015-2022

ADR Experience

Mediator, Conflict Coach and Trainer since 1997


I believe in a Facilitative Approach to Dispute Resolution. My role is to assist the parties in reaching a mutual resolution and my philosophy is that ADR professionals need to be flexible in order to have a successful mediation and ADR practice.


Masters Degree in Alternative Dispute Resolution
Bachelors Degree in Business Management

Areas Of Practice

  • ADA
  • Bullying
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Civil Rights (discrimination)
  • Cross Cultural
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Employment
  • Entertainment
  • General
  • Government
  • Hospitality
  • Insurance
  • Labor - Management
  • Non Profits
  • Online Mediation
  • Online Workplace
  • Organizational
  • Partnership
  • Postal Service
  • Professional Fees
  • School/Education
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • Sports
  • Victim - Offender
  • Workers Comp
  • Workplace

Additional Services

  • Advanced Mediation Trainer
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Conflict Coach
  • Facilitator
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Ombuds
  • Staff Developer



Fees and Provisos

Two hour minimum.

Call for hourly or daily rate.

Liability Insurance

  • Yes

Professional Associations

  • FAPM - FL Acad. of Professional Mediators

Publications & Presentations

  • Advanced Skills for Hight School Peer Mediation