Our Team

Rick Russell

B.A., LL.B., C.Med, C.Arb

Rick is a founding partner of Agree (1993). He has a busy conflict management practice specializing in commercial, civil and workplace mediation as well as conflict management training, arbitration and Partnering. He also has a broad range of experience in workplace matters, including workplace investigation and fact-finding, workplace assessment and restoration, mediation, conflict coaching and conflict management training. Rick’s past practice includes working as a civil litigation lawyer and ombudsman.

Gary Furlong

B.A., LL.M. (ADR), C.Med, Distinguished Fellow IAM

As a partner of Agree since 1994, Gary has a strong practice in mediation, working in the areas of commercial, personal injury, construction, shareholder, insurance, wrongful dismissal, real estate, and workplace conflicts.  Gary specializes in intervening in difficult organizational and workplace disputes providing services in organizational facilitation, negotiation, and conflict resolution. Gary delivers over 100 days of training per year, primarily in conflict management, interest-based negotiation, managing in union environments and relationship management fields.

Shelley Stirling-Boyes

B.A. (Hon’s Psych.), AccFM

Shelley has been an Associate with Agree since 2007. Shelley provides a full complement of workplace services including restorations, mediation, coaching and workplace assessments and customized conflict management training. She also acts as a facilitator using the partnering model for construction and joint stakeholder meetings and inter-team relationship issues.

Kelly Brown

Associate and Client Relations Manager

As the Client Relations Manager, Kelly manages client inquiries, diagnoses, and recommends interventions for each client’s needs. Kelly liaises with clients at all stages of projects to ensure the smooth delivery of Agree’s services.

As an Associate, Kelly assists in mediations, workplace assessments, conflict coaching, interviews, training, refereeing, construction partnering, and team restorations.

Marshall Schnapp

Marshall Schnapp is an Associate with Agree, with more than a decade of dispute resolution experience.   

Marshall helps organizations, people and lawyers resolve disputes efficiently and successfully.  His services include training, workplace and civil mediations, workplace assessments, ombuds services, conflict management system design, workplace investigations, facilitations, coaching and arbitration services.   

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