Sally Drucker is a qualified
mediator and facilitator. With her goal to develop a practice
which provides assistance at any
stage of conflict, Sally received training in a variety of dispute resolution methods. Her mediation training includes
advanced training in Adult Family/Elder mediation, Divorce mediation and
Foreclosure mediation. She has trained in the Cinergy® Model of conflict coaching and Organization & Relationship Systems coaching
and facilitation method. She has mediated and facilitated over 500 agreements.
In addition to her private practice, Sally provides her expertise as a mediation coach at
Northwestern University’s School of Professional Studies' mediation training
courses (Basic and Divorce), previously at DePaul University’s Divorce Mediation and the
University of Wisconsin’s Divorce Mediation trainings. She is a contract mediator for the Circuit Court of Cook
County’s Foreclosure Mediation program (2011-present) and mentors new practitioners. Sally served on the board of the Association for Conflict Resolution, Chicago Chapter from 2008 -2013 chairing the Programming Committee (2008-2010), Membership Committee (2010-2012), President-Elect and President (2010-2012).
Prior to establishing
Drucker Mediation Services, LLC in 2007, Sally worked in the banking industry
as Assistant Vice President, commercial lending at Continental Illinois
National Bank & Trust Company of Chicago (1977-1979). She served as
Vice President of commercial and retail lending at Northbrook Trust &
Savings Bank (1979-1982). From 1982-1990, while staying at home to raise her three
children, she provided bookkeeping services for a variety of family businesses
until relocating her family to London, England where they resided for five years.
On her return in 1995 she worked as a cross-cultural trainer for Prudential
Relocation (subsidiary of Prudential Life Insurance) assisting employees of
Fortune 500 companies with the cultural challenges of international relocation. From 2003 - 2005, Sally was
instrumental in developing the New Trier High School rowing program (crew) with
the support and collaboration of parents, administrators, coaches and
rowers. She has been a board member of her city neighborhood association since 2009 where her primary role is Chair of Parks and managing a community garden.
Sally received her undergraduate
degree in International Relations from Pomona College, California in 1976.
In addition to her extensive
training and hours of practice, Sally’s background in finance, family business
management, community program development and cross-cultural consulting brings a breadth of life’s
experience to her conflict management services.