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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

Global Mobility Specialist

Eve Espindola, GMS

Asics America Corporation

HR/global mobility professional with experience in permanent relocation, temporary international assignments (short-term and long-term), business traveler assistance, tax and immigration. Freelance translator (transcription, translation, localization) and interpreter.

Senior Manager, Global Mobility

James Carroll SCRP, SGMS-T

WestRock Company

Jim is Senior Manager, Talent Mobility at WestRock Company, a $17B, 45,000 employee paper and packaging company based in Atlanta, Georgia.  He oversees the mobility program which encompasses domestic and international relocation, assignment management and immigration. He is President of the Greater Richmond Relocation Council and an active member of the Worldwide ERC®, having served on the U.S. Advisory Board, the CRP Certification Review Board, various task forces and multiple conference/symposium meeting planning committees.  He has also twice served as instructor of the GMS-“T” accreditation class and on the GMS-T program design committee.  Last but certainly not least, he is a two-time recipient of Worldwide ERC®’s “Distinguished Service Award”. He is passionate about the need for global mobility professionals to think more strategically and to explore new ways to add value.

Corporate Housing National Client Services Director

Michelle Velasquez, GMS

Preferred Corporate Housing

Michelle will be attending her 17th Worldwide ERC® Conference this month in Seattle. Worldwide ERC® events provide invaluable knowledge, connections and the most-current updates on Industry trends to bring back to her team. As the Director of Client Services for Preferred Corporate Housing, Michelle oversees all day-to-day tasks relating to sales, new client development, existing client retention, onboarding and industry training initiatives. Michelle is the current Chair of Worldwide ERC®’s YP40 Committee and is Board Vice President for the Houston Relocation Professionals.