A professional mediator since 1998, he brings a unique scientific perspective to the table.  He worked his way through college on various construction projects and as an inspector on water and sewer line construction. During his hydrogeologic consulting years, Mr. Cerrillo developed his mediation/facilitation skills while serving as a project and office manager.  On both national and international projects he deals effectively with multi-discipline, multi-cultural personnel, clients, and government entities. Mr. Cerrillo strives for a collaborative problem solving approach in his ADR practice.


  Mr. Cerrillo has a BS and an MS from Syracuse University and Colorado State University, specializing in geology and hydrogeology respectively. He obtained a certificate for environmental and public policy dispute resolution in 1998 from CDR Associates, and has been doing ADR work since that time. Recently, Mr. Cerrillo completed requirements for an Advanced Studies Certificate from Denver University in Alternative Dispute Resolution. He has a certificate for an advanced course on mediating land disputes from Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and a certificate of completion in Arbitration: Process & Practice from the University of Denver.


 Mr. Cerrillo has mediated/facilitated over 100 cases involving a broad category of disputes for the Jefferson County Mediation Program.  Additionally he has mediated/facilitated land disputes, conducted arbitration of water related disputes, and given expert testimony on water related conflicts.


     Mr. Cerrillo has been active in professional organizations throughout his career. He was a principal organizer and first president of the Colorado Groundwater Association ▪ National President of the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG) ▪ Colorado Section President of AIPG ▪ member of the Colorado Geological Survey Advisory Committee and the Minerals, Energy, and Geology Advisory Board (6 years) ▪ member of the Jefferson County, Colorado, Mountain Groundwater Resource Study Steering Committee (4 Years) ▪ CTM in Toastmasters ▪ and a current  member of the Association of Conflict Resolution.