Academy

A New Age of Education

The Academy is your front-door into Worldwide ERC®’s learning portal; discover courses at-a-glance, get information on our certification programs and search our database of perennially useful, robust resources available to members.

Certifications

Certified Relocation Professional (CRP®) Designation

The Certified Relocation Professional® program is recommended for all mobility professionals primarily engaged in corporate/employee mobility within the United States, including corporate/HR, relocation service providers, brokers and appraisers.

Global Mobility Specialist (GMS®) Designation

The Global Mobility Specialist® program was developed for mobility professionals primarily engaged in corporate/employee international mobility, and is open to all sectors including corporate/HR and relocation service providers.

Community Spotlight

Senior Manager, Corporate Relocation

Kay Lynn Clay, CRP

ArcBest

Kay Lynn Clay, senior manager of corporate moving, leads a team of 16 people at ArcBest and oversees the sales and operational functions of household goods transportation. This year she celebrated 30 years with ArcBest and has held her CRP for several years. She is married to Brian Clay and they have three children and 5 grandchildren. Clay enjoys going to Lake Ouachita in Arkansas, playing with her grandkids, and going to Saturday morning yard sales with her husband. She is passionate about mentoring young people to prepare them for leadership roles, both in career and in life.

Director, Relocation & Corporate Services

Nikki Smith, CRP, SGMS-T

The Steele Group Sotheby's International Realty

Nikki is the Director of Corporate Services for all incoming and outgoing relocation needs for her company, including broker-to-broker referrals, third-party buyer/seller referrals, eLeads, call-ins, and inventory listings. Additionally, Nikki holds both the CRP and SGMS-T designations from Worldwide ERC®.

Vice President, Global Marketing

Jerry Funaro, SCRP, SGMS-T

TRC Global Mobility, Inc.

Mobility is actually my second career: I started in the automotive industry, working for Ford Motor Company and later, one of the company’s outside communications agencies. I’ve been responsible for marketing and communications at several relocation management companies and still enjoy the fact that every single day is different. As my career has progressed, I’ve particularly enjoyed the opportunities I’ve had to serve on Worldwide ERC® committees and Councils and all the terrific people I’ve met across our industry while doing so. The industry has actually gotten more dynamic, reflecting the huge changes in the way we work, and I love being part of it.     

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