By the Numbers
A long time expat from the UK, Jenny began her career in Relocation, Global Mobility by chance, after joining ReloJapan as an inbound Relocation Consultant in the Nagoya area, supporting expats on assignment to the automakers in the area. This peaked her interest in International HR, Global Mobility, and upon her return to Europe, she joined Toyota at their European HQ in Belgium as Global Mobility Specialist, managing Europe to Japan assignments. After 3 years in Belgium, Jenny had an opportunity with a Global Mining Company to establish their European office in the Canary Islands supporting operations in Africa. This experience truly tested her ability to manage develop, create policies and processes and over come challenges, including learning Spanish. Here she was exposed to both Spanish, Mauritania and Ghana labor practices, supporting a population of rotational, residential, and local hires, and with her team, created key processes and networks for the region. From here she moved to Greece, to take on a role in an Oil & Gas Company as Global HR Ops Manager following an acquisition, managing a team supporting 12 Drill Ships, around the globe. This exposure to the nuances of working offshore, medicals, “Seamans Book”, and numerous rig moves, whilst managing a large team and work force was a great a learning experience. She particularly enjoyed working on New Country Entry procedure and coordinating with her global counterparts. In 2016, She relocated to the US with her husband and Greek rescue cats, and began working as International Mobility Consultant with Bristol Global Mobility, who supported her in obtaining her GMS. She enjoyed being back on the RMC side for the diversity and exposure she had to US based companies policies and practices. Earlier this year she joined Gilbane Building Company in Denver, Colorado, supporting their Global Mobility operations. She particularly enjoys policy and process development, New Country Entry and supporting the Japanese HR Operations. She is currently getting up to speed on US taxes, SOFA agreements, and the Filipino (POLO/ POEA) accreditation process. A Japanese, French, German and Spanish speaker, she loves travelling, (eating) and learning new languages. She is looking forward to going on another international adventure in the coming years.
Brenda Darrow-Fuhs, CRP, GMS
Brenda has enjoyed a 30 year career in Global Mobility. Over the course of Brenda’s career she has had opportunities in various aspects of global mobility including management roles within workforce mobility companies, directing major corporate mobility programs, and serving as a valued service partner. Brenda left Bank of America three years ago to join Jacobs Engineering. In her current capacity at Jacobs, Brenda is part of the leadership team that is redefining how Jacobs’ Global Mobility operations supports their global mobilizations. Brenda holds both the Worldwide ERC’s CRP and GMS designations and she has served on the board of directors for several local ERC chapters. Brenda’s involvement within the global mobility industry has earned her a Meritorious Service Award from Worldwide ERC.
Gemological Institute of America(GIA)
Lisandra is an immigration / global mobility professional with over 15 years of unique experience working as an Adjudication Officer at USCIS, Supervisor at immigration law firms, and Sr. Immigration Specialist at biotech corporations and non-profits. As a Global Mobility Specialist she’s been successful at managing high-volume international assignments and is results-driven, with experience building strong partnerships and growing cross-functional relationships to support global business strategies and objectives. Lisandra was a first-generation college student and received her Bachelors of Science degree from Arizona State University. She also has her GMS designation from Worldwide ERC.