Alec Chapa

Founder/Principal Consultant

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Combining elements of philosophy and world religions, Alec works tirelessly to help individuals and businesses turn conflicts into opportunities for growth and professional development. By centering personal autonomy, creativity, and inward reflection, his process empowers those he works with to address their needs and create sustainable, resilient relationships and communities.

Alec's life work is simple: help groups of people work together more collaboratively, transparently, and effectively.


Professional Experience

Alec Chapa is committed to helping groups of people work together more collaboratively, transparently, and effectively.


An accomplished mediator, conflict resolution practitioner, and published researcher, Alec has worked with employers, business owners, landlords and tenants, HR leaders, and nonprofits to prevent and solve legal problems, support collaborative decision-making, and constructively resolve conflicts before they turn into expensive lawsuits.


Alec holds a Bachelor of Science in Conflict Resolution from Portland State University, with certifications in Human Resources (SHRM-CP) and Project Management (PMP). He is a graduate of the McNair Scholars program, Maestro’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator program, a board member for the Texas Association Mediators and is the chair-elect for the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution for the Public Disputes and Consensus Building Committee. He is familiar with American Sign Language (ASL) and Spanish.

Focuses & Specializations

Workplace & Employment Conflict

Conflict Between Small Businesses

Housing & Real Estate Disputes

Small Business Development

Contract & Lease Disputes

Negotiation & Mediation


American Bar Association

Dispute Resolution Fellow

San Antonio Human Resource Management Association

Professional Member

Society for Human Resource Management

Professional Member

Texas Mediators Credentialing Association (TMCA)

Professional Member

Pollack Peacebuilding Systems

Associate Consultant

Project Management Institute

Professional Member

Academia Profile

Published Scholar

Texas Association of Mediators (TAM)

Board Member, Social Media Chair