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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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,email@example.com, 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, firstname.lastname@example.org 425-378-9580.
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 Expectations. Recognized 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 Year. For 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 email@example.com.
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.
Perkins & Co.
Perkins & Company, P.C., was founded in Portland in 1986 and has grown to be the largest locally owned accounting firm in Oregon. The firm has eleven times been voted one of the most admired professional service firms in the area, according to the Portland Business Journal’s Most Admired Companies vote. It is also the six-time recipient of Inavero’s Best of Accounting™ award for client service excellence. Perkins’ entrepreneurial mission is to be an alternative to the national firms while focusing on the business needs of the region’s owners, executives, and closely held companies. Perkins specializes in a number of industries, including manufacturing, wholesale distribution, real estate, professional and creative services, high tech & emerging growth, food and beverage, dealerships, healthcare, and nonprofits. Perkins also offers specialized services for international clients, bookkeeping, business valuation, expatriate tax, business transition and succession, legacy planning, and employee benefit plans. The firm provides services to public companies and is an independent member of the BDO Alliance USA, a nationwide association of independently owned local and regional accounting, consulting and service firms with similar client service goals. For more information, visit: www.perkinsaccounting.com.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 email@example.com, 503-430-5789.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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, email@example.com 303-993-2195.
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage is a division of Wells Fargo Bank, N. A. (c) 2019 Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. All rights reserved.
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.