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ARA Fall Event 2019 Program
September 19, 2019

A Day of Education

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Note - Make sure to reach Anthem Country Club, Ironwood
41551 N. Anthem Hills Drive, Anthem, AZ 

Agenda - see below

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

Event sponsor - GRAEBEL
Annual Sponsors:

  • Saguaro – Bristol Global Mobility
  • Ocotillo - Old Republic Relocation Services & Chase Bank
  • Prickly Pear - Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Arpin & REA

Credits -3 CRP and 3 credits.

Giving Back

The recipient for proceeds from our 50/50 raffle is Sunshine Acres Children's Home




10:30am - 11:00am

Registration opens for all attendees -includes 2 drink tickets *

11:00am – 11:10am

Opening Remarks – Christina Mills, ARA President


11:10am - 12:10pm

The Future of Work - and Mobility!

Peggy Smith, President & CEO Worldwide ERC®

12:10pm – 12:50pm

Buffet Lunch available **


12:25pm – 1:15pm

Relocation Policies: Benchmarking, Best Practices and Future Trends

Martin Foxwell, SVP , Bristol Global Mobility


1:15pm – 1:35 pm

Dessert Break ***


1:40pm – 2:30pm

The Paradox of Relocation Pricing

Gary Conerly, CRP, GMS,  HomeServices Relocation

2:30pm-3:00 pm

Event Wrap Up – Mary Corrales, ARA Vice President
Silent Auction / 50/50 Raffle Winners - Candi Carter, Director Community Servic



Peggy Smith, President/CEO-WERC

There is widespread disruption impacting today’s global enterprises and mobility. But within that disruption, there are clear trends emerging that reveal connected business shifts and offer clarity around what we need to know and learn for the new iteration of work. With a leader’s expert perspective applied to some astonishing trends and opportunities, Worldwide ERC® CEO Peggy Smith weaves the narrative of a transforming workforce, a new breed of mobility professional, and the strategic imperatives that will make it all possible.  


Martin Foxwell- Senior Vice President, Marketing, Communications and Consulting
Bristol Global Mobility

Martin leads Bristol’s Thought Leadership initiatives, offering insightful consulting support to Bristol clients worldwide, including policy review and development.  He also oversees Bristol’s publications, newsletters and social media presence, authoring topical articles and white papers, leading mobility conferences, and more.

Martin has nearly 30 years of Global Mobility experience, holding senior roles in corporate mobility, consulting, sales and service delivery.  Now in his fifth year with Bristol, Martin previously held the position SVP of Operations, leading Bristol’s service delivery teams and ensuring service excellence across the globe.   Prior to Bristol, his roles included Director of Global Mobility for a Fortune 500 corporation, VP of Client Relations and Sales for a major relocation management company, and nearly twenty years as senior consultant and general manager at one of the world’s leading international mobility consultancies.   

In his career encompassing such diverse roles across many sectors of the Mobility industry– as well as having relocated professionally six times himself – Martin brings a comprehensive and unique understanding of global mobility from many perspectives.

Gary Conerly, CRP, GMS - Global Mobility Consultant

HomeServices Relocation

Gary Conerly serves as Director of Client Development for HomeServices Relocation. He consults with prospects and clients to develop and enhance mobility programs.  In addition to specializing in relocation and global mobility, he is a trusted human resources professional having both domestic and international experience.

For over fifteen years Gary has developed cost-effective relocation solutions for employers in a myriad of industries. The numerous mobility spend audits conducted under his direction have resulted in millions of dollars in annual savings for his clients.

Gary’s success is a direct result of his sincere desire to help corporations achieve their goals while maintaining complete visibility and control over all related costs

Affiliations and Recognition
Gary currently lives in Jackson, Mississippi with his wife and daughter. Gary previously lived in South America for ten years and is fluent in Spanish.  His extensive background has given him a deep understanding of multi-cultural requirements for companies in the Americas, Asia, and Europe. Gary is an industry expert in relocation cost containment and process improvement and is a frequent speaker for SHRM and other employee mobility related associations. He is certified in Essentials in International Moving (EiM) by FIDI Academy and holds his Certified Relocation Professional (CRP®) designation.  Gary is also a member of the Worldwide Employee Relocation Council (WERC®).



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Phoenix, AZ  85085-1471