Consulting, Coaching and Conflict Resolution

Through a combination of legal, human resources and conflict resolution skills Five Smooth Stones provides custom solutions to support you in reaching your goals.

Our Mission

Your workplace should be engaged, meaningful, and productive. We aim to help you create it.

HR Strategies and Mediation

Since 2006, Five Smooth Stones HR Strategies and Mediation has been providing services to help clients resolve issues whether individuals in need of human resources advice, teams and managers who seek to work better together, or formal disputes requiring expert conflict resolution skills.

Our Founder

Cheryl Poinsette Brown, J.D., is an experienced human resources and employment law specialist. Armed with her experience as a litigator and as an SVP of HR at a major corporation, she coaches people through difficult employment situations, strengthens individual performance, facilitates communication to build inclusive, effective teams, and drives change initiatives. Cheryl is also a third-party neutral providing B2B mediation, serving as an ombudsperson and providing design of conflict resolution processes and systems.