meet the 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.
ABODA is an innovative leader in global housing management services, providing end-to-end solutions to some of the biggest brands in the world, many headquartered in the Seattle area where the firm is based. ABODA Global Housing Management uses a logistics-focused approach, combining the best of program planning and administration, inventory management, execution, service delivery and technology to help corporate clients operate more efficiently and enhance customer experiences. Employee-owned ABODA is flexible enough to meet clients’ ever-changing business needs through its award-winning customer service. Learn more about ABODA at www.aboda.com Jana Cooper, Jana.Cooper@Aboda.com, 503-753-2451.
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. Ross Buckley, firstname.lastname@example.org, 503-449-7179.
Archibald Relocation & Real Estate Services
Archibald Relocation is a full service relocation and real estate company committed to providing exemplary service to our clients worldwide. Our vast range of services are carefully customized to meet the needs of our clients and that makes Archibald Relocation a unique relocation industry leader— locally, nationally, and internationally. We understand how difficult it is to relocate to an unfamiliar city and to a new country. New job responsibilities, family commitments, and the trials of moving can be stressful for the employee and their family. We are committed to help transferring families find a great place to live while providing the support and assistance needed to settle-in quickly and comfortably in a new community. Visit archibaldrelocation.com or contact Beth Archibald email@example.com, 503-726-7400.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org, 805.886.3736.
Bristol Global Mobility
Bristol Global Mobility is a premium global mobility and consulting firm that supports domestic and international relocation, assignment management, and program management, for companies worldwide. We center everything we do around our core philosophy of “Connect versus Control®” to improve the mobility experience one connection at a time, while adapting to each client’s unique needs. Learn more at www.bristolglobal.com.
CapRelo is a technology-driven company focused on delivering quicker data and quicker answers. We come to work every day to provide best-in-class global mobility management services on a global platform for our clients, employees, suppliers, and partners. When recruiting or retaining key talent, our CapConnect™ technology ensures that your employee mobility program runs smoothly. Learn more at www.caprelo.com.
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 18+ 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 John Habanek at 614.679.4436 or email@example.com for more!
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, firstname.lastname@example.org, 425-467-1560.
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 Ryan at Ryan.McKernan@firsttechfed.com or 503-350-3359.
While our specialty is mobility tax consulting and compliance, our story is a little different than the average tax accountant because our business thrives on the adventures of our clients. We work with globetrotters, world travelers, and international businesspeople. Our mission is to support their journey by handling the intricacies of the complex tax situations that may arise during their adventures. You could say we are able to take on what might seem like the weight of the mobility tax world for our clients and make it a little less intimidating. Learn more about GTN at www.gtn.com. Brett Sipes, email@example.com, 619.758.4083.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org, 503-906-7111.
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, email@example.com 425-378-9580.
Founded in 1960, Oakwood pioneered the temporary housing industry and remains the world's leading provider of furnished and serviced corporate apartments and residences. With over 25,000 locations throughout North America, Canada, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa and the Asia Pacific region, Oakwood offers a full spectrum of housing solutions and accommodations to meet the needs of businesses and individuals. Each of the three Oakwood Worldwide brands — Oakwood, ExecuStay and Insurance Housing Solutions — offer access to a unique selection of accommodations and provides specific services to meet individual client needs. This depth of offering and choice of brands is why Oakwood Worldwide is the preferred corporate housing and serviced apartment provider for more than 100,000 guests each year. Wendy Sanman, firstname.lastname@example.org 503-685-5507.
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.
The Portland Relocation Guide: The "Moving to Portland" Guide
The Portland Relocation Guide serves as the first point of contact for newcomers seeking information on relocating to the Greater Portland area. It is the largest relocation guide serving metro Portland, and the most complete multimedia resource that reaches newcomers at the earliest stages of their relocation decision making process – before they even get to the market. Learn more here.
Quicken Loans is uniquely positioned to deliver a best-in-class relocation mortgage program. Our fresh perspective combined with responding with a sense of urgency creates flawless execution. For over 30 years, Quicken Loans has been celebrated for providing world-class client service. For six years in a row now, J.D. Power has ranked Quicken Loans highest in the nation in customer satisfaction for Primary Mortgage Origination. And for the last two years, they’ve also ranked us highest in the nation for Mortgage Servicing.We’re currently the leading online lender and the 2nd largest retail mortgage lender in the country. By creating industry-leading technology, Quicken Loans has introduced clarity, speed and ease to the relocation mortgage experience – our apps give 24/7 visibility to the status of a loan! Our dedicated team is fully trained on relocation policies and expectations, ensuring we focus on “Every Client. Every Time. No Exceptions. No Excuses.” Lisa Fontana, LisaFontana@quickenloans.com 313-373-0474. 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 email@example.com, 503-816-7727.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
TIAA BankOur 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 fourth consecutive annual recognition as one of 2018 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, 2018. More information can be found at www.tiaabank.com/relocation Katie Rudnick katie.rudnick@
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 email@example.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, firstname.lastname@example.org 303-993-2195.
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Windermere Real EstateWindermere 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.