®, the workforce mobility association, has named Matt Spinolo, executive vice president for global client services at Cartus, as chairman of its Board of Directors, which voted him into office. His one-year term, which places him at the helm of the association’s Executive Committee, begins January 1, 2013.
Said Peggy Smith, SCRP, SGMS, president and CEO of Worldwide ERC, "We’re thrilled to have Matt in the chairman’s role. He is a true industry leader who brings a world of experience, expertise, and common sense to the position."
Spinolo previously served as chairman of Worldwide ERC’s Government Relations Council, chaired the organization’s Finance Committee, and served on the Executive Committee as Vice Chair-Finance of the group’s 2012 Board of Directors.
Spinolo’s 26-year career in the highest levels of business and finance includes 15 years as CEO of Primacy Relocation LLC, which merged with Cartus in 2010.
"I am honored to be named to this prestigious role, and it will be gratifying to be in a position to give back to the organization that has served the relocation industry for the past 48 years," Spinolo said. "I appreciate the opportunity to help achieve Worldwide ERC’s ultimate goal of delivering the best possible service to members, customers, and stakeholders."
Spinolo has global responsibility for client services and quality assurance for Cartus, with a focus on retaining and growing client business relationships, developing talent, and formulating the expectations and practices that distinguish Cartus. He also has global responsibility for overseeing the quality assurance group, which has reported record-setting levels of client and customer satisfaction during his tenure.
Prior to joining Primacy, Spinolo spent nine years as a commercial lender and credit officer at a top financial institution. He has served as a National Relocation Conference moderator and is a contributing author to Mobility magazine. His designations include: Senior Certified Relocation Professional (SCRP), Senior Global Mobility Specialist (SGMS), and Tennessee Real Estate Broker. He received a Master of Business Administration from Vanderbilt University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rhodes College. He resides in Memphis, Tenn.
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