PORTLAND RELOCATION COUNCIL SUPPORTING AND EDUCATING PORTLAND'S RELOCATION COMMUNITY 

meet the Rose city and stumptown sponsors

PRC sponsors help to advance the mission of education and professional development of the relocation community. We thank and recognize our Corporate Sponsors for their valued support.

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Ace Relocation Systems

Ace Relocation Systems, established in 1968, has moved more than 400,000 individuals and families throughout the U.S. and around the world. Ace Relocation is an award-winning, family owned and operated business with nine locations strategically placed throughout the country to best serve corporate America. Ace is Atlas Van Lines’ largest hauling agency, executing approximately 16,000 domestic and international moves per year. The majority of Ace’s business is corporate clients with some of the most recognizable companies in the world. Ace’s focus to the transferee experience is more than just words, it’s everything. Please visit  www.AceRelocation.com.

Alexander's Mobility Services

Alexander’s Mobility Services was founded in 1953 and has since evolved into a leader in the moving and storage industry with eight offices and nine warehouse facilities strategically positioned throughout the United States to support the needs of clients around the globe. Alexander’s is a privately-held service provider supporting clients of all sizes with transition, transportation, logistics, and related services. Affiliated with Atlas World Group as a shareholder agent, Alexander’s has consistently been ranked among the moving and storage industry’s elite in terms of move execution and revenue production in addition to earning numerous industry awards for providing our customers with outstanding service. Alexander’s provides moving and transportation, program management, facilities management, vendor management, systems furniture design/installation, disposal and liquidation, quality control, document and paper recycling, storage and redistribution, bar coding, inventory control, asset management and record storage. Visit www.alexanders.net. Scott McMullin, smcmullin@alexanders.net or by phone at 503-937-1423.

Altair Global

Since 1989, Altair Global has been delivering exceptional mobility experiences to customers and clients worldwide. Supported by sophisticated, dynamic technology, our focus on experience management drives continuous improvement and innovation in our full-service global assignment and relocation services. Trust Altair to guide your mobility journey. Please visit www.altairglobal.com.

Archibald Relocation and Real Estate Services

Archibald Relocation and Real Estate Services specialize in worldwide mobility as a relocation company with ownership of a real estate company. We provide customized, cost-effective relocation assistance through real estate agents trained to deliver full relocation services and who consider relocation to be their area of expertise. Archibald Relocation and Real Estate Services is an internationally recognized company based in Portland, Oregon. Founded on the belief that we can do it better, we provide global relocation and real estate services to corporations and individuals. As a company of innovative professionals, our years of industry experience have taught us to be nimble, forward-thinking, and most of all, to remember that we are in the business of moving PEOPLE. We can be reached at Beth Archibald, beth@archibaldrelocation.com, 503-726-7400.

Armstrong Relocation & Companies

Armstrong Relocation & Companies is a respected industry leader as the largest hauler for the world’s largest van line, United Van Lines, for 36 consecutive years, and the nation’s largest asset-based commercial services provider. Headquartered in Memphis, TN, Armstrong has provided household goods and commercial moving services since 1922 and is known for providing a breadth of core U.S. domestic and international competencies that include: corporate household goods moving and storage, commercial and facilities relocation, warehousing and logistics services, and asset and project management solutions. Armstrong’s unparalleled capacity ensures consistent, quality service delivered by its people, processes and technology. Armstrong approaches every move looking through the lens of its customers and responding in accordance with its seven foundational DNA principles, Value, Communication, Relationships, Integrity, Attitude, Generosity, and Unity, as well as its three-phase ‘We Care’ philosophy: Say We Care, Show We Care, See How Well We Cared.

Arpin Group

Arpin Group is an award-winning industry innovator in full-service moving and storage solutions for corporate, private residential, government and military customers as well as a preferred supplier of relocation management companies (RMCs). With its global headquarters located in West Warwick, Rhode Island (USA), it has offices throughout North America, EMEA, and APAC regions. Arpin Group is the holding company of Arpin Van Lines, Arpin International Group, Creative Storage Solutions, Arpin Associates, Arpin Renewable Energy, and Arpin Broadcast Network. Arpin is the largest U.S.-based global household goods moving and storage company that is not affiliated with an RMC. For more information, visit www.ArpinGroup.com or contact Jean Gong, jgong@arpinintl.com, 805.886.3736.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate

Since our founding in 1948, we have been serving clients in the Pacific Northwest and around the world with a commitment to integrity, professionalism, accountability and competence.  Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate is a real estate brokerage designed for today’s real estate market. We streamline the home buying and selling experience by providing in-house services such as mortgage lending, insurance and concierge. Our unyielding focus on creating a superior real estate experience for all those we serve, along with highly skilled relocation specialists and innovative technology provide our clients with unparalleled service.


 Cartus

Cartus, the market leader in global mobility, offers a spectrum of global relocation services. Innovating to develop technology products like LEAP, Leading Edge Analytics Practice, and MovePro ToolKit, Cartus has relocated more than 3 million transferring employees in 185+ countries. Learn more about custom solutions to relocation challenges, visit www.cartus.com.

Chase

Chase serves nearly half of U.S. households with a broad range of products.  Part of that breadth includes our unique mortgage products for every type of situation—from first time buyers to experienced transferees.  When you work with Chase, you can offer your employees a comprehensive package of benefits, programs and services to help ease their transition into the destination.  We’ve been in Corporate Relocation for 20+ years and are relentlessly committed to continuous improvement.  You deserve a powerful, compliant and stable financial partner dedicated to providing an outstanding experience to you and your relocating families.  Please reach out to Kayla Waller at 614-917-3704 or kayla.waller@chase.com for more!

Chipman Relocation & Logistics

Chipman Relocation & Logistics was founded in 1939, and continues to be entirely family owned and operated.  Chipman is a shareholder agent of United Van Lines and Mayflower Transit--operating out of 8 locations and 1 million sq. ft of warehousing space--stretching from Seattle to San Diego.  Along with domestic and international household goods moving, Chipman offers a full suite of services, including office and industrial moving, warehousing and distribution, asset management, plus furniture and tech installation. 

Coldwell Banker Bain

Coldwell Banker Bain has been helping people buy and sell their most important investments in the Pacific Northwest since 1972 and we have continued to grow to over 30 branches and more than 1,100 professional associates in most major cities along the I-5 corridor, from Bellingham, Washington south to Canby, Oregon. Our brokers bring years of experience in home preparation, price setting, inspection guidance, and contract negotiations. We put our knowledge on your side with the skills, expertise, and market insights our customers have come to expect. Coldwell Banker Bain is dedicated to providing organizations with access to a full range of relocation services. As a trusted partner to many corporate, government and membership organizations, our team offers a specialized one point of contact to our clients. We provide a designated “client certified broker team” to partner in a smooth, tailored transaction. We embrace our core values of service, loyalty, honesty and integrity in the delivery of our services. We know that to succeed we must prioritize customer service and satisfaction over short-term profitability goals. We measure our performance on the basis of the relationships we create and maintain with each client and customer in the delivery of the full array of services. Our award-winning service and partnerships with our clients have lasted the test of time, due to our results-driven performance, best practices, and resourceful and responsive personal support. Visit http://www.cbbdc.com/ or contact Kim Hart, kimhart@cbbain.com, 425-467-1560.

Directors Mortgage

Locally-owned and operated since 1998, Directors Mortgage provides residential mortgages in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, California, Arizona, Colorado, Utah and New Mexico. With our headquarters in the Portland Metro Area, we have an experienced team of relocation mortgage specialists and loan programs to provide specialized mortgage services for your transferees. Directors Mortgage’s dedication to providing exceptional service and home loan solutions is deeply rooted in our mission to become each client’s mortgage specialist for life. Directors Mortgage was founded on the principle of giving back to the communities we call home and has been recognized as one of the Top Philanthropic Companies since 2001 by the Portland Business Journal. Learn more about Directors Mortgage atwww.directorsmortgage.com or contact Nicole Prom at Nicole.prom@directorsmortgage.net or 503-636-6000.

 Dwellworks

Dwellworks is a leading service partner to the global mobility industry, providing Destination Services, Domestic Rental Solutions, Corporate Housing Support Services, and Intercultural Solutions around the world, as well as Appraisal Services, Brokerage, and Property Management in the US.   A multiple award winner for best in class customer service, Dwellworks focuses on customer solutions, innovative and cost-efficient product design, and independently-certified regulatory and data security compliance on a global scale.  We provide service coast to coast in the US, with the Pacific Northwest as our biggest regional market. Dwellworks also supports clients and customers in Canada, Costa Rica, and Mexico; in Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, and the UK; and in Australia, China, and Hong Kong.  Website: www.dwellworks.com

First Tech Credit Union

As a credit union that specializes in serving the high tech industry, First Tech understands the unique challenge of domestic and foreign national relocations. Our Relocation Program helps employees move their money quickly and easily.  First Tech members enjoy the same complete suite of offerings you’d expect from a bank without all of that pesky, big bank thinking. We offer all the traditional banking options as well as mortgages, credit cards and insurance services. Our members have a team of experts committed to helping them build a strong financial future. For transferees we offer; a single point of contact, preferred credit rating without established history, exclusive employee discounts for partner companies, accounts initiated from home country and financial education. To learn more about our Relocation Program, contact Bryan at bryan.rivers@firsttechfed.com or 503-672-2456.

Hasson Relocation

The Hasson Company’s nationally recognized relocation team can help reduce the stress associated with life’s transitions. We are passionate about serving the individual needs and lifestyles of every transferee and their family. Our longtime relationship with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® connects Hasson with the most well respected real estate brokers and brokerages around the world. Patrice Kuchulis,patrice@hasson.com, 503-906-7111.

John L. Scott

John L. Scott Real Estate is the fourth largest regional brand in the nation, with over 107 offices and more than 3,300 sales associates in the states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Northern California. John L. Scott Real Estate is celebrating its 85th anniversary in year 2016 and its core value is “Living Life as a Contribution™” in every facet of life: at home, at play, and at work. I joined the PRC because I wanted to be a part of an organization that brings value to the members and those we serve in the industry.  It is also dedicated to serving the community and those in need.  It is an honor for me to serve on the board. Barry Matheny, barrettm@johnlscott.com 425-378-9580.

KPMG

Moving your global workforce forward KPMG’s Global Mobility Services practice is revolutionizing the future of mobility through innovation. We have the insight, people and experience to provide your organization with integrated, technology-supported strategies designed to both address your business challenges and seize new opportunities.Together, we can give your organization a competitive edge. We can help you manage risk, reduce costs, enhance the employee experience, and attract and retain top talent. We provide tools and critical business insight that empower you to manage your mobile workforce with confidence.  Technology ·Tax · Payroll · Outsourcing · Business Travel · Compensation · Rewards · Compliance


Newland Chase

Newland Chase is an innovative global immigration company that delivers a comprehensive suite of strategic immigration services to corporations through its team of highly skilled professionals located around the world.

NEI Global Relocation

NEI Global Relocation (NEI) – an award-winning WBE with more than $800 million in annual first tier diversity spend – is a workforce mobility and global assignment management company with global offices located in the United States, Switzerland, Singapore and a service reach extending to more than 128 countries. An innovative company, NEI leads the way in our approach to serving our clients and relocating employees through secure technology resources and tools that are complimented by NEI’s signature brand of personalized Service Exceeding ExpectationsRecognized as one of the top relocation management companies in the industry, NEI has been named a winner in the HRO Today Baker’s Dozen for Relocation for eight consecutive years, #1 in six critical categories of the 2018 Trippel Relocation Managers’ Survey including Overall Satisfaction, and has held the #1 spot in the Trippel Nationwide Relocating Employees Survey since 2013.  The Relocate Awards named NEI Relocation Company of the Year for its extensive international client support.  Client satisfaction has been 100 percent for the last five years including receipt of the following awards: CVSHealth WBE Star Award, The Coca-Cola Company’s Partner in the Promise Award, MillerCoors MWBE of the Year, and the Exelon Diversity Supplier of the YearFor more information about how we can assist your company in meeting and exceeding your company’s global mobility and diversity goals, please contact Amanda Rakofsky at arakofsky@neirelo.com.

  Paragon Corporate Housing

Paragon Corporate Housing is the Northwest’s leading provider of fully-furnished and serviced executive apartments. We offer all the amenities of a hotel, with the space, comfort, and privacy of an apartment home. For more than 20 years, Paragon has had one mission: Make every guest feel special. This has led to concierge like service that our clients love. You’ll find our offices in Beaverton, Oregon; Richland, Washington; Seattle, Washington; Boise, Idaho; and Salt Lake City, Utah, and world-wide through our network of partners. If you need a short-term housing solution, contact Jessica Mack, she will show you how comfortable we can make your stay!  Jessica Mack, JMack@stayparagon.com 503-539-4912.

Quicken Loans

Detroit-based Quicken Loans Inc. is the nation’s largest home mortgage lender. The company closed nearly half a trillion dollars of mortgage volume across all 50 states from 2013 through 2018. Quicken Loans moved its headquarters to downtown Detroit in 2010. Today, Quicken Loans and its Family of Companies employ more than 17,000 full-time team members in Detroit’s urban core. The company generates loan production from web centers located in Detroit, Cleveland and Phoenix. Quicken Loans also operates a centralized loan processing facility in Detroit. Quicken Loans ranked highest in the country for customer satisfaction for primary mortgage origination by J.D. Power for the past nine consecutive years, 2010 – 2018, and also ranked highest in the country for customer satisfaction among all mortgage servicers the past six consecutive years, 2014 – 2019. Carolyn Palafox- Carolynpalafox@quickenloans.com 313-373-1541.

 Relocity

Relocity is a new concept in destination services, offering clients a wide range of top-tier concierge services available nowhere else. With the Relocity à la carte system, clients pay only for the services they desire, on an hourly basis. Unlike other destination service providers, we do not package our services together into required modules or time frames.  Services are spread-out over a period of weeks or months, providing the flexibility transferees desire and ensuring the on-going needs of the transferee are fully met. The Relocity app makes scheduling and communicating simpler and more efficient.  Clients book appointments with their Relocity Personal Host.  With the Relocity client portal Global Mobility teams may track how their transferees hours are being used, providing deeper insights into the settling-in experience. Visit www.relocity.com or contact William Taylor at 415-307-1175 william@relocity.com 

SIRVA Worldwide Relocation and Moving

SIRVA Worldwide Relocation and Moving is a global leader in moving and relocation services, offering solutions for mobility programs to companies of every size. With 75 owned locations and more than 1,000 franchised and agent locations in 177 countries, we offer unmatched global breadth supported by localized attention and innovative technology that strikes the right balance of self service and human support. From relocation and household goods to commercial moving and storage, our portfolio of Brands (SIRVA, Team Relocations, Allied, northAmerican, Allied Pickfords & SMARTBOX) provides the only integrated moving/relocation solution in the industry. By leveraging our global network, we deliver a superior experience that only a “one-stop shop” can provide. We’re a team that works globally to provide the best service locally — a company that is everything you need, everywhere you need it.

Sterling Lexicon 

Sterling Lexicon is setting the new global standard in optimized mobility solutions. From bespoke executive relocations to mobilizing employees globally, we deliver innovative, end-to-end solutions that drive efficiency. Our wide breadth of services and caring approach means your employees get a personalized experience while you meet your management and operational goals. Whether you’re relocating one or 1,000 employees, leave it to us to do what we do best—deliver happy, productive people around the world. That’s Mobility Optimized.www.sterlinglexicon.com

Suddath

For nearly 100 years Suddath® has helped the world’s leading companies manage their global relocation programs, bringing together employees and opportunities. Suddath moves people around the corner and around the globe with more than 35,000 domestic and 17,000 international corporate and consumer moves per year. We’ve built a company whose strength gives partners, customers and employees the security and confidence of knowing we’re here to stay. We employ more than 2,000 employees worldwide and offer 26 locations and 2 million square feet of warehouse space throughout the U.S. Globally our reach includes operations in London and Shanghai and strategic alliances serving more than 150 countries around the world. These resources back up our commitment to help you succeed. Our leaders also make sure the results of our success are reinvested in creating rewarding Suddath careers, advancing technology and encouraging the innovative thinking that allows us to reimagine how to serve our customers better—now and in the future. We employ both high-level thought leadership and ground-level execution to get you where you need to go.  Visit www.Suddath.com or contact Scott O’Neill at soneill@suddath.com, 503-816-7727

SuiteAmerica

SuiteAmerica strives to set an unbeatable standard for customer satisfaction through our caring, personalized services; allowing temporary assignments or relocations to be as stress free and effortless as possible. We offer Nationwide Coverage of fully furnished luxury apartments and Destination Services all while providing centralized reservations and guest services to serve all time zones. From personal transition services to guest meet & greets, we have been dedicated to helping our guests get settled into their new homes for over 25 years. For more information, please visit www.suiteamerica.com or contact Michael James michael@suiteamerica.com.

TIAA Bank

Our dedicated expert team is at the core of the TIAA Bank Relocation program. With decades of combined relocation and lending experience, we understand that the relocation lending process needed to be reengineered to meet today’s demands. With that in mind, we have designed our business model around relocation lending to be unique and different from our competitors and change relocation lending today. Our goal is to deliver a better experience for your transferees and reduce the stress of the mortgage process in relocation. Lending in all 50 states with innovative mortgage and banking products.  TIAA announced its fifth consecutive annual recognition as one of 2019 World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. We are also honored to be named a top 50 company for diversity by Diversity Inc, 2019. More information can be found at www.tiaabank.com/relocation  Katie Rudnick katie.rudnick@tiaabank.com, 503-430-5789. 


US Bank 

Our relocation team brings you the expertise, resources and integrity to serve our clients with the highest level of care. We combine the experience of an established, dedicated team of relocation professionals with the financial strength and broad capabilities of U.S. Bank. With comprehensive relocation capabilities and innovative financing strategies we offer something for every level of transferee. In recognition of our dedicated leadership in ethical business practices, U.S. Bank is honored to have been named A World’s Most Ethical Company® Ethisphere Institute and for the 6th year in a row ranked #1 on Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies report. Our commitment is simple-we leverage our passion and experience, with a powerful brand to offer you a trusted program. For more information please contact Patti Ward at patti.ward@usbank.com or 206-765-7641.

Wells Fargo Home Mortgage

At Wells Fargo, we know relocation. With more than 35 years of industry experience, our dedicated team of relocation mortgage professionals understands the unique home financing needs of transferees. Your transferees will have the support they need at their convenience, whether they want to meet with a home mortgage consultant in person or by phone, or take advantage of helpful online tools throughout the home financing process. We're ready to put our knowledge and experience to work for you, with a continued focus on providing competitive tools, resources and home financing options. Learn more by visiting us online here or contact Rick Willard, richard.j.willard@wellsfargo.com 303-993-2195.

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Weichert Relocation 

Weichert Workforce Mobility is one of the world’s leading global workforce mobility companies, making it faster, easier and more cost-effective for clients to relocate key talent and transfer critical skills. As an independently-owned company, with five decades of experience, we offer flexibility and responsiveness to meet any workforce mobility need, anywhere in the world. We provide the deepest, end-to-end global service scope, including assignment management, robust household goods solutions, superior global supply chain acumen, and the industry’s only in-house relocation tax firm. For more information, visit weichertworkforcemobility.com.


Windermere Real Estate

Windermere Real Estate is ranked the largest regional real estate company in the Western U.S. with over 300 offices and 6,000 agents serving communities in Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Mexico. Last year, Windermere closed over 85,000 home sales for more than $33.2 billion in dollar volume. The Windermere family has a proud heritage of serving our neighbors via the Windermere Foundation which funds services for low-income and homeless families. Since 1989, the Windermere Foundation has contributed more than 33 million dollars towards improving lives in the communities where we live and work. For more information regarding relocation, please visit http://relocate.withwre.com/ or contact LaMonica@windermere.com 866-941-3936.



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