Meet the Rest of the Team

Chris Voss

CEO & Founder, Author

Chris has 24 years of FBI experience and was the former FBI Lead International Kidnapping Negotiator. Chris is the author of negotiation best-seller, “Never Split The Difference.”

Brandon Voss


Brandon is an expert trainer, coach and the thought leader behind negotiator personality types. In addition to leading up corporate training, Brandon manages the behind the scenes of the business.

Derek Gaunt

Expert Trainer, Coach, Author

With 29 years of experience, Derek has commanded and trained police department hostage negotiation teams. An expert trainer and coach, Derek has trained across the US and around the world.

Chelsey Wyant

Director of Operations

Chelsey is responsible for coordinating events, arranging travel, managing logistics, monitoring email, taking care of accounts payable and receivable, training and onboarding new hires, assisting with the website, and pursuing joint business collaborations with the team.