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ARA Virtual Summer Meeting July 9, 2020


Dawn Stebbing,AICI CIC,  CEO & Founder of Dawn Stebbing, LLC

The importance of your personal brand and adaptability during these times.

Corporate Panel

These  corporate mobility experts discussed their company and their own personal brand story.

  • Alicia Wells - Director, Onboarding & Pre-Employment Programs, Alaska Airlines
  • Juan Segura - Sr. Manager, Global Mobility, Herbalife Nutrition
  • Ryan Kuhn - Global Mobility and International Project Specialist, JR Simplot
  • Jacara Ware - Sr. Coordinator, Marketing & Advertising, Arizona Diamondbacks

ARA Fall Event 2019

September 19, 2019

Spring Cactus Conference
March 21st, 2019

ARA raised over $2,700 to support Sunshine Acres Children's Home

2018 Fall Meeting


Peggy Smith, President/CEO-WERC -"The Future of Work - and Mobility!"

Slides available to download here

Martin Foxwell, SVP Bristol Global Mobility - "Relocation Policies: Benchmarking, Best Practices and Future Trends"

Slides available to download here

Gary Conerly, Global Mobility Consultant, HomeServices Relocation - "The Paradox of Relocation Pricing"

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Corporate Roundtable

Experts from around the West Coast spoke on a variety of topics about their company’s program, hot issues and HR strategies. Participants included:
  - Carol Joy, ViaSat
  - Ray Kirby, Nordstrom
  - Veronica Raygoza, Square
  - Joleen Tomonaga, Qualcomm
  - Staci White, ON Semiconductor

The Cubs vs. the Giants at Sloan Field

We enjoyed an afternoon at the ball park.

Thank You to Our Sponsors
Saguaro – Bristol Global Mobility
Ocotillo - Old Republic Relocation Services & Chase Bank
Prickly Pear -Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Arpin & REA
Breakfast Sponsor  - US Bank
Drinks Sponsor: Pros Corporate Housing
YP Event - Quicken & Aires


Michael Bulebush, Director of Infrastructure and Data Security, Privacy Officer at Aires

Cyber Security-Protect yourself from impostor wire fraud including:

  • What is impostor wire fraud?
  • How to protect yourself from impostor wire fraud

Doug Pill, COO of Merchant’s Moving and Storage

Update on the Transportation Industry-New legislation, driver restrictions, driver shortage impact on Relocation

April 19, 2018
2018 Annual Conference

ARA contributed $4,800 to the Melonhead Foundation (


(Slides linked where available)

Holly Clontz - Ingersoll Rand

Wells Fargo Home Mortgage

Dr. Michael Baer -Thunderbird School of Global Management/ASU

  • Leadership and accountability
Jason Ward & Tom Richardson - E&Y

Corporate Panel, Business Travel and Compliance

Dan Negroni - LaunchBox, Inc

  • Millennials in the workforce

Corporate Panel, GDPR

October 2017
Volunteer Charity &
Member Appreciation Events 

Two events one big day

On October 25th we started the day volunteering at the Hope for Hunger Food Bank and wrapped it up with our member appreciation event. 

March 2017
Best Of The West Conference

Together we raised $6,320 for the
Phoenix Rescue Mission


Richard Ettenson,Ph.D, Thunderbird School of Global Management 
Does Your Company Have What it Takes to go Global?

Melissa Moorer, BGRS 
Government Affairs

Dr. Martin George
CQ: Cultural Competence 

Jay Spradling, Salt River Project
Active Shooter & Corporate Security 

Jochen Gliss, Freeport McMoRan Inc.
International Security 

Moderated Panel
How to do More with Less

September 2016
LinkedIn — Special Presentation


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June 2016
Summer Meeting


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Chris Camacho, President, GPEC
State of Greater Phoenix Market

Tim O'Shea, Graebel Relocation
Mobility Analytics

Martha Bennett, ARA Training Director
Wonders of Worldwide ERCĀ®

Moderated Panel
Managing Generations Through Mobility

Mindy Pauley, BridgeStreet Global
Scoring a Home Run with Procurement

Professor Denis Leclerc, Ph.D.
Leading Teams Remotely


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