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Mike is a 23 year veteran of the ERC industry, having held leadership positions in Client Services, Operations, Risk Management, Operational Excellence, and Sales. Mike recently completed a nine year tenure representing Cartus in the Southeast, and took the opportunity to lead sales for Guaranteed Rate Affinity the Summer of 2018. Mike served as regional director of Fannie Mae for nine years prior to his time in the relocation industry, so he is now back in the mortgage business where he started. Mike is a native of Atlanta, where he enjoys spending time with his wife and family, supporting his church activities, and riding his Harley Davidson. Mike holds a management degree from the University of North Georgia, his CRP accreditation from the Worldwide ERC, and a Six Sigma Black Belt in quality.
Carol is the Global Relocation Manager at Viasat, managing US Domestic Relocations and International Long Term and Short Term Assignments. Prior to joining Viasat, Carol led the US domestic and international relocation functions at Broadcom, Moog Inc, Northrop Grumman, MeadWestvaco, and ING. Prior to her experience in the corporate community, Carol supported the International Team at Primacy Relocation in Memphis, TN. Carol has over 20 years of progressive experience in international HR, tax, expatriate compensation, relocation, immigration, and vendor management. In her role at Viasat, she is aligning processes and strategic initiatives to meet the diverse objectives of the Viasat culture. Carol enjoys gardening, craft projects, day hikes and cooking. In 2001, Carol completed 650 miles backpacking the Appalachian Trail north from the southern terminus in Georgia. Her youngest daughter, Kristin, shares her love of quilting, reading and writing short fiction. During football season, you can find Carol supporting her favorite team, the Washington Redskins.
Marie is the Vice President of Global Mobility for Edelman, the largest privately held marketing communications company in the world. In this role she is responsible for setting global strategy and coordinating the mobility efforts in 5 different Regions, developing new programming and processes to meet the needs of an evolving Edelman business model. She is part of Global HR Leadership, collaborating with HR leaders on talent management, development, and other Global priorities. She also leads the US immigration policy and process. She has 15 years mobility and Human Resources experience, and really enjoyed her time being a short-term assignee in India. Starting her career in tax at EY and then Deloitte provided a strong foundation for mobility programming, tax compliance, and overall program management. After Deloitte Marie led Veolia North America’s Global Mobility program, as well as developed and led the Employee Shared Services Onboarding programming for over 6 years. After spending time consulting at Mercer on mobility programming, including domestic relocation, she moved to assume her current role at Edelman. She holds a B.A. in English and Communications and a M.B.A. from Loyola University Chicago in Operations Management & Strategy, GMS-T, and is an Enrolled Agent with the Internal Revenue Service.