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Senior Faculty : Polarity Coaching 

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Cliff brings over 22 years of experience in organization development, leadership coaching, and training to his role of Vice President, Mastery and Coaching Programs at Polarity Partnerships, USA. He conducts training in Polarity Coaching for the Advanced Coaching Certificate Program

at the Mason Center for the Advancement of Well Being, Washington DC, and Gestalt Institute of Cleveland, Ohio. He is also on the faculty of the American University’s Masters in Organization Development program. He has experience leading system-wide change processes and leadership development initiatives a variety of public, private and not-for-profit organizations. Prior to joining Polarity Partnerships, Cliff was President and Founder of Xperience, LLC, a boutique Organization Development, Coaching, and Training firm run by his sister, Lori Mishos.


Cliff’s experience also includes positions as VP of Organization Development and Training for the National Cooperative Bank, Senior Organization Development Consultant for The Washington Post Newspaper, and Corporate Manager of Human Resources, Training and Web Development for The Washington Post Company.

Cliff holds a Bachelor’s degree from Lenoir-Rhyne University, and Master’s degrees in both Organization Development and Human Resources from American University. He is certified in a variety of individual, team and organizational assessments. Cliff serves as Dean for the 2-year Mastery in Polarity Thinking program. He conducts polarity-focused trainings: Foundations and Advanced PACT (Polarity Approach for Continuity and Transformation) from Kayser Ridge - his retreat center in Berkeley Springs, Virginia. Cliff lives in Washington, DC where he runs, rides, swims, studies eastern philosophy, and regularly practices Tai Chi/yoga.

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