Collin established his company to help businesses improve productivity and manage conflict; to help community organizations increase their effectiveness in handling controversial issues; and to help governmental agencies improve their efficiency by providing skill-building workshops focusing on executive coaching, mediation services and conflict resolution. Prior to operating his own business full time, Collin was director of Human Resources Counseling Services at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where his staff was responsible for providing confidential services, workplace mediations, resolving employee/management conflicts, and approving employment terminations to more than 5,000 staff employees.
Collin also provides classroom instruction, management feedback and executive training services at the internationally renowned Center for Creative Leadership in Greensboro and He co-leads training modules focusing on developing high performance teams and leading people through transitions.
He has used his mediation training to help corporations and governmental agencies manage different conflict situations and reduce tensions among members of different ethnic groups. Collin has served as a regional director and a local associate of the National Coalition Building Institute International (NCBI). NCBI is an international, non-profit organization dedicated to the development of leaders who value diversity, take principled stands, and initiate intergroup cooperation. He has led diversity appreciation workshops in many communities throughout the USA.
A graduate of UNC-CH, Collin received his BA degree in Psychology and his Master of Arts degree in Public Administration/Political Science. Collin is recognized as a Board Certified Coach by the Center for Credentialing & Education, Inc,
His consulting works include efforts at Wesfarmers, Ltd in Australia, Sabic Corp in Shang Hai, China, Mullen, Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., the US Postal Service, Cree Inc., General Motors, International Truck & Engine, Xerox, Verizon, GlaxoSmithKline, ConocoPhillips Corporation, The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, the State of North Carolina, and other cities and municipalities throughout the US.