Meet our 2022 Americas Summit Speakers

Senior Associate, Global Mobility & Immigration, International Operations
Booz Allen Hamilton

Stephanie Alisuag-Schreiber is part of the International Operations and Expansion Organization team where she leads Booz Allen Hamilton’s Global Mobility and Immigration Program. She is responsible for leading a team of Specialists in the design and delivery of enterprise program solutions for Global Mobility and Immigration in the Middle East, Europe and IndoPac as the firm scales their international footprint and consulting portfolio. Stephanie has over 20 years of experience in Global Talent Mobility, Immigration and Expatriate Compensation. Her previous roles include Salesforce, where she developed and scaled the Global Mobility and Immigration program from the ground up during the company’s exponential growth and Mercer (formerly ORC) in their Expatriate Compensation Practice in New York and San Francisco where she advised a variety of clients in Global Mobility Best Practices in the Financial Services, Oil and Gas, Defense and the High-Tech industries. Stephanie is a frequent panelist and has been a keynote speaker for various Mobility and Immigration conferences and has been quoted in industry publications on the topic of Talent Mobility. She holds a BA in Political Science from Lynchburg College where she played division III Field Hockey and Lacrosse.

Partner
Fragomen

Carmita is a Partner at Fragomen’s New York office and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. She also serves as Co-Chair of the firm’s Global Diversity & Inclusion Committee, which provides guidance and makes recommendations to actively enhance diversity, inclusion and belonging throughout the firm. Carmita has built a strong practice while serving in a leadership capacity and remaining committed to providing pro bono services. She represents top global financial services, technology and professional services organizations, leading law firms and a broad range of small and medium corporate clients and individuals across industries. Carmita provides enterprise-wide advisory services to support corporate clients on a programmatic level. She works alongside clients’ legal departments, government relations groups, mobility groups, HR, talent acquisition and business stakeholders to help them understand policy changes, assess the impact of these changes to their workforce and modify their immigration program accordingly.

Carmita is trusted by her clients’ business stakeholders and leadership teams as a strategic advisor, and she counsels them as they make strategic decisions about their immigration programs—all with an eye toward managing risk and ensuring compliance. She also has extensive experience in advising clients with respect to due diligence considerations related to corporate reorganizations such as mergers and acquisitions as well as complex post-transaction employment issues.

Carmita regularly provides pro bono services to the greater New York City community, particularly the Latino community. She recently completed six years on the Board of the City Bar Fund, which oversees the New York City Bar Justice Center, the nonprofit legal services affiliate of the New York City Bar Association. She continues to participate in pro bono efforts sponsored by the Justice Center and is an active contributor to the Justice Center’s efforts. Carmita speaks English and Spanish.

Partner
Erickson Immigration Group

Hiba M. Anver is a Partner with Erickson Immigration Group and Adjunct Faculty at the George Washington University School of Law. At EIG, she leads an international team that manages clients in various industries, including tech, e-sports, fintech, e-commerce, medicine, and education. She advises corporate clients on complex immigration matters resulting from restructuring, including mergers, acquisitions. Widely respected within the field, Hiba was named one of the top immigration attorneys for start-ups by Business Insider and received the 2022 Diversity in Business Award by the Washington Business Journal in recognition of her efforts to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.

Independent Global Mobility Leader

Matt Burns, Managing Director of Tullow International HR Consulting, LLC., helps organizations with designing international assignments, and integrating with technology, payroll and/or shared services providers. Matt led Lockheed Martin’s Global Mobility team for 9 years. The Global Mobility program was recognized in 2013 as the EMMA runner up in Most Effective Relocation Strategy and Best Global Mobility Program – Industrial/Energy Sector. Matt joined Lockheed Martin in 2005 after 26 years with the U.S. Department of State. An EMMA’s judge since 2012, the Forum on Expatriate Management recognized Matt in 2017 with its award for Outstanding Contribution to Global Mobility.

Global Mobility Manager, People & Culture
CohnReznick LLC

Krista Caldwell is CohnReznick’s Global Mobility Manager. She has been in Global Mobility for more than 10 years and has experience executing a global program at both the regional and local level. Her experience includes development and oversight of domestic mobility programs as well as management of US Immigration programs. She understands firsthand the importance of mobility as she was an expat herself during a brief assignment to Iraq in 2006-2007. Krista is passionate about providing all assignees with an excellent experience when working abroad. She is actively involved with the Rocky Mountain Relocation Council and is a GMJ Senator in the Global Mobility Journey’s Ambassador’s program. Krista has both her PHR and GMS certifications.

Deputy Regional Leader, Americas
AIRINC

Jessica Caligan leads AIRINC’s Americas operations, responsible for overall strategy, client retention and delivery of client service. She brings to this role over 12 years direct client experience working in AIRINC’s HQ and EMEA regional offices to a diverse base of Fortune 500 companies with ongoing policy, data, strategy and administration. In her previous role at AIRINC, she served as the Director of Product Management where she helped launch AIRINC’s domestic solution suite, oversaw many key enhancements to AIRINC’s Assignment Cost Estimate platform, led market research initiatives and executed strategic roadmaps. Caligan holds a B.A. in Latin American Studies and Spanish from Gettysburg College.

Senior Manager Global Mobility
BD

Mauricio is currently the Global Mobility Senior Manager at Becton, Dickinson, and Company based in San Diego, CA. He joined the company in 2015 and participated in the M&A and Global Mobility harmonization of CareFusion and CR Bard, which entailed the consolidation of three legacy Global Mobility programs, policies and vendors into one program. Prior to BD, Mauricio was the GM Partner with Smurfit Kappa, an international leader in the corrugate industry from 2009-2014. An alumni of Boston University (BA Intl Relations) and Colegio de la Frontera Norte, Mexico (MA Development Studies) Mauricio also has Graduate Certificates from University of Cincinnati (Gender Studies) and Cornell University (HR Leadership). Additionally, Mauricio has worked overseas in Japan as an English teacher and in Spain at the Spanish Commission for Development CODESPA.

Chief Commercial Officer
Benivo
Vice President
Weichert Workforce Mobility

Jennifer Connell, Vice President at Weichert Workforce Mobility, is responsible for consulting on industry best practices and trends. She is an expert in research and data mining, benchmarking and policy development. With more than 20 years of experience in global workforce mobility, Jen leads projects that transform mobile workforce programs for global organizations. Her knowledge of industry best practices enables her to create and implement solutions that are not only theoretically sound but practical too. With her passion to always highlight the employee experience, she has advanced the initiatives of workforce programs to support their talent management, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, and ESG goals.

Jen has covered a variety of mobility topics, including rotational programs, duty of care, core-flex approaches, cost savings, and Weichert’s International Business Traveler survey. Jen has spoken on workforce mobility at conferences and has served as a subject matter expert for various publications. Prior to joining Weichert, Jen gained consulting and employee benefits experience working with Watson Wyatt Worldwide and Sun Life of Canada. She earned her MBA at the University of Massachusetts and has earned her SCRP, SGMS–T and HCS designations.

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Senior Manager, Global Mobility
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
Global Mobility Manager, Human Resources
T. Rowe Price

Stacy Garn is a Global Mobility professional working with business leaders and HR teams to enable the increasing mobilization of the T. Rowe Price workforce. She led the restructure of the Global Mobility program at Rockwell Collins, establishing Core and Flex options which drove fairness and efficiency throughout the program and established ties between Global Mobility and Talent. As Global Mobility Manager at T. Rowe Price, she is leveraging her 20 years of experience to elevate the program to one of critical strategic partnership within the business.

Global Head of Employee Mobility
Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Kerwin’s HR journey spans more than 20 years at leading tech organizations, first at Intel and currently at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. A positive influence in HR and mobility circles, Kerwin is always focused on demonstrating leadership through change; identifying possibilities in the midst of challenge; building exceptional and unique partnerships; guiding team members and teams to their best performance and career experiences; and helping others find their success in a range of environments. His work has given him the opportunity to lead through a range of corporate, organizational, and business transitions that include M&As, spin-offs, start-ups, site closures and global crises.

Kerwin is also adept at discovering new approaches and solutions for attracting, hiring, deploying, engaging and retaining talent. Kerwin holds a BS in industrial engineering from De La Salle University. Over the years, he has provided expertise to FEM and a number of global mobility organizations including Worldwide ERC®, where he served on the Board of Directors from 2018 to 2020. He is frequently honored with industry awards for his accomplishments and achievements, and in early 2021, Kerwin was voted the Most Admired Global Mobility Professional in the World by his peers through Benivo’s Global Mobility Top 100. During his tenure at HPE, Kerwin and the GM team at HPE have also won an impressive collection of EMMAs for their outstanding achievements.

Managing Director, Global Mobility Services
KPMG

Joseph is a Managing Director in KPMG’s Global Mobility Services (GMS) practice with over 16 years of US expatriate and foreign national tax advisory and compliance experience. Joseph’s current and past clients include some of the leading multinational entities in the financial services industry. In addition to the skills required to effectively take charge of the day-to-day services provided to a client, Joseph has extensive experience across all areas of the assignment lifecycle from initiation through completion. Joseph also has experience in the broader areas that international assignments reach, such as payroll management, assignment policy implementation, and the management of trailing tax liabilities associated with equity and deferred compensation. Joe has also led numerous large-scale advisory projects in global equity compensation, cross border business travelers, assignment policy development, assignment tax accruals and cost management, social security, payroll reporting and compliance, and human resources advisory. Joe has extensive experience in leading and globally coordinating large and complex engagements. He has also spent time as an expatriate himself and is very familiar with the key issues impacting international assignees and program managers of international assignment programs.

Global Mobility & Immigration
Unity Technologies

Karen Hale is the Sr. Program Manager - Global Mobility & Immigration at Unity Technologies. Karen and her team support all global immigration matters as well as all international and domestic relocation globally. Karen enjoys merging the strategic aspects of Mobility with the most effective operational processes to support employees and the company. With more than 15 years of experience in Mobility, Karen has worked in many aspects of the industry, including the Big 4 at Ernst & Young and in the RMC space at both Cartus and CapRelo. Previous in-house positions include TXU Corp., Alcon/Novartis and Becton Dickinson (BD).

President
Living Abroad

Cathy has been involved with the core service, the International Relocation Center, for over 20 years. Cathy oversaw the successful transition of hard copy to the current online service under the Craighead name. Current clients of Living Abroad are many of the Fortune 1000 and government organizations. Cathy has presented many times at past FEM conferences. She is the chapter lead of the Forum for Expatriate Management New York City Chapter, which brings mobility thought leaders to the corporate community through quarterly meetings. Living Abroad is a certified woman-owned business through WBENC.

Immigration and Global Mobility
3ds.com – Dassault Systemes

As a global talent mobility expert with 17 years of experience, Joe Lee started his career as a global mobility tax accountant with PwC and Ernst & Young. Throughout his career as an accountant, he provided a service to more than 50 different clients including high tech, pharmaceutical, apparel, logistics and consulting companies. His expertise and service provided are policy consulting, global tax and payroll, corporate tax consulting, Asian business tax COE, and global mobility transformation. Joining the corporate HR with Schneider Electric, Amazon and later with Dassault Systemes, he assumed several roles including the head of international mobility, lead of project base assignment, and executive reward and shared service functions.

HR and global mobility projects he led are mobility M&A and spin off project, global onboarding project, LTI protocol design project, country to country transfer harmonization project, and a business process owner to digitize the mobility functions and enhance the assignee experience. During the pandemic, Joe also published HR/global mobility policy on remote working, bordered restricted employees and displaced employees, and he is currently working on rebranding Dassault Systeme’s global mobility program to expand the scope to cover all topics related to employee moves under join and move team.

Jennifer Link, Tax Managing Director, Global Rewards Services
KPMG

Jennifer is a Tax Managing Director in KPMG’s Global Rewards Services practice with more than 20 years of business and process analysis experience. She facilitates business transformation and innovation by partnering with clients to enhance their business strategies and objectives through the use of data. Using these skills, she helps companies leverage data from both across their organization, and that which is publicly available, to gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace. Jennifer uses analytics to identify opportunities in mobility, employee, and total rewards data allowing clients to focus their efforts on opportunities with the highest potential for cost savings and program efficiencies.

Independent Global Mobility Leader

Rita Meouchy has 23 years of experience in the Global Mobility space. With Deloitte and KPMG, she provided cross border tax compliance; tax planning for international assignments; and Global Mobility Co-sourcing for clients. As Senior Manager International HR Operations with Lockheed Martin, she managed Lockheed Martin’s Expatriate Tax Program. Based in Los Angeles, Rita has a CPA practice that specializes in income taxation of expatriate and foreign national individuals. She is also Chief Financial Officer of BadVR, Inc, a company that provides an immersive data analytics platform to businesses and government.

Head of Onboarding & Deployment
Conexus MedStaff

Elizabeth Minter is the Head of Onboarding & Deployment at Conexus MedStaff. In this role, Elizabeth oversees the onboarding and deployment experience for international healthcare professionals, ensuring a smooth and seamless transition to the U.S. upon signing a contract with Conexus MedStaff. Elizabeth has more than 12 years of Global Mobility experience, as well as extensive understanding of International Human Resources, Immigration, Relocation, Expat Management, HR Policy Design, Leadership, Global Payroll, and Client Relationship Management. Elizabeth is a self-motivated effective manager with an innate ability to analyze existing issues, promote a collaborative environment and successfully achieve business goals and objectives. She has spoken on panels in the past for Forum for Expatriate Management (FEM) and is a member of the FEM Houston Chapter. Elizabeth is a graduate of Sam Houston State University and lives in Houston with her husband and daughter. She enjoys spending time in the outdoors, loves photography and is involved in National Charity League and other 501c3 organizations.

Head of Talent Mobility, Immigration & Flexible Work Program
Twitter

When business influencers think of Rina Montalvo, what comes to mind is a fully engaged executive who is impassioned about driving transformative change and policies in the ever-evolving arenas of global human resources initiatives - talent management, recruiting, global mobility, immigration, and taxation.

A native of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Rina grew up in Germany. As an American/German national she holds dual citizenship in both countries. Her linguistics expertise is far-reaching to individuals of many cultures and has contributed greatly to her extensive worldview and recognition as an international subject matter expert. She is fluent in English, German, and Spanish, and speaks conversational Italian and French.

A thirst for cutting-edge knowledge and advancing in education is vitally important to Rina. She currently graduated from Harvard Business School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she completing an Executive Program (2021), and in July 2021 she completed an Accelerated Executive Management program at Yale University School of Management, New Haven, Connecticut. In addition, she also serves as Guest Lecturer for Harvard, Yale and NYU School of Professional Studies. She teaches the complexities of advanced recruiting, selection, retention, talent management, immigration and global mobility.

Rina’s earned degrees include a Master of Laws degree, Open University, London, UK and a Bachelor of Business Administration, Manhattan College in Riverdale, New York.

Her past global positions include such companies as: Alex Springer, General Motors and News Corp Organization— 21st Century Fox, The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones, Sky D, Fox Sports.

Since April 2022, Rina Montalvo has been Head of Talent Mobility, Immigration and Flexible Work Program at Twitter. She will drive our talent mobility, cross-border immigration, taxation and relocation strategies in support of our Diversification and Personalization goals. She will lead our Talent Mobility and FWP team.

 



Senior Manager, Global Mobility Technology
KPMG

Patrick is a Senior Manager in KPMG’s Global Mobility Technology practice. He has more than 14 years of experience advising global mobility program leaders. Patrick works with his clients to understand their needs, culture, and systems to implement innovative technology solutions that are fit for purpose and designed to streamline their mobility programs, while leveraging data to creating efficiencies across their organization. Patrick’s primary focus recently has been helping his clients leverage new and existing technologies to solve for business travel and remote work-related risks and challenges.

Associate Director Client Engagement
AIRINC

Jill is an Associate Director at AIRINC based in the Boston area, working with companies in the both the US and Canada. Since joining AIRINC in 2015, she has worked with clients in many industries, including high tech and financial services. She has presented multiple AIRINC webinars on topics including high tech industry trends, one-way transfers and approaches to paying mobile talent. In addition to managing client accounts, Jill leads regular networking and round table events in Toronto, Montreal and Boston. Jill has conducted international surveys and has worked as a project manager for AIRINC’s Advisory Services team.

Outbound Immigration and Global Mobility Services
New York University

Robert Sanford, MBA, CRP. GMS-T, joined New York University’s Office of Global Services December 2011, he is Director, Outbound Immigration and Global Mobility Services. He entered the mobility industry in 1996. Prior to joining NYU he worked for several RMCs and has held the following positions: Financial Account Manager, Operations Manager, Account Manager, Product Manager, Project Manager, Immigration Consultant and Consultant. Rob received an MBA from Fairfield University and a BS from Sacred Heart University.

Global Director, Content & Events
Forum for Expatriate Management

Claire has more than 20 years’ experience in communications, working for major publishing houses as a senior managing editor, writer and journalist, at events, in print and the digital world. As Global Director, she leads the FEM brand, produces and chairs all the live summits, conferences, awards (EMMAs) and digital events and webinars across the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific. Claire also oversees the worldwide network of FEM Chapters and is keen to engage with new members and to broaden the FEM community.

Senior Specialist, Global Mobility
Micron Technology

Alice Terry is currently a Senior Specialist, Global Mobility at Micron Technology supporting US and EMEA. Alice has over 20 years of Global Mobility/Human Resources experience. Prior to joining Micron, Alice worked for BNP Paribas, White & Case LLP and Deloitte Tax LLP where she led the design, management, implementation and communication of mobility programs. Alice holds an MBA from Rutgers University with a specialization in Human Resources Management and the Global Mobility Specialist, Talent Management (GMS-T) designation from Worldwide ERC. Alice recently relocated from New Jersey to Northern Virginia. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling (pre-COVID), trying new restaurants, watching football (NY Giants) and spending time with family and friends.

Head of International Mobility, US
CHANEL

Diane Whitcomb has been the Head of International Mobility for CHANEL US for almost 4 years. She has worked in the mobility field for over 25 years and has previously led the mobility function at Ralph Lauren and worked in other mobility roles at Goldman Sachs and Lehman Brothers. Additionally, Diane has held client-facing mobility roles with Prudential Relocation.

Senior Director, Global Mobility
ADP

Becky Woods, GPHR, SHRM-SCP is Sr. Director, Global Mobility at ADP and has over 16 years of experience in the talent management and global mobility industry. Prior to joining ADP in 2017, she was Director, HR Operations at News Corp and previously at Immedis (formerly Expaticore) and BGRS (formerly Prudential Relocation). She is a Board Director for the Haven Adolescent Community Respite Center and was Chair of the NYC SHRM Global HR Special Interest Group for the past 10 years. Becky earned her B.A. from Amherst College, her M.B.A. from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, and has lived and worked in multiple countries.

Founder & CEO
Benivo

Nitzan Yudan is the founder & CEO of Benivo - an award-winning technology company winning 10 industry awards in the last 2 years. Benivo built an end-to-end solution that includes a complete assignment management system for Global Mobility, vendor management with payments, and the ultimate employee experience. Clients include Google, GE, CGI, Wayfair, Bloomberg, and HCL Technologies. Nitzan Yudan is an active promoter of equal opportunities to employees regardless of their financial background or origin, a popular speaker at business school, nominated and won personal and company awards including the Global Mobility Professional of the Year 2019 (AMERICAS), Rising Star in Global Mobility (AMERICAS and EMEA), and was invited to the United Kingdom Houses of Parliament to speak about the importance of welcoming employees.