SPEAKERS

Senior Manager, Global HR Operations
Yext Inc.

Christin Bernhardt currently works at Yext Inc., where she is the Senior Manager, Global HR Operations, focusing on designing international benefits, mobility and immigration programs and building out the HR Operations team on a global basis. Prior to joining Yext Inc., Christin worked at Netflix and Boehringer Ingelheim where she developed and implemented scalable global mobility solutions to enhance the employee experience. Christin’s own international relocation experience provided her deep insights into the relocation and immigration processes.

Director, Global Talent Mobility
Nike, Inc.

Debbie Convery, GMS, SPHR is responsible for Mobility program design, data and analytics and vendor management at Nike, Inc. based out of Beaverton, Oregon. She is an expert across all global mobility programs including relocation, immigration and tax. Her responsibilities include ensuring programs/policies align with the organization and talent strategy and maximizing program effectivenss and employee satisfaction. Debbie has over 15 years of HR experience including prior roles at Amazon, T-Mobile and Starbucks. In additional to Mobility, Debbie has an extensive background in Talent Acquisition. Debbie graduated from George Fox University with a degree in Management and Organizational Leadership and is a certified Sr. Professional of Human Resources (SPHR) and a Global Mobility Specialist (GMS). Debbie has served on the Pacific Northwest Relocation Council Board of Directors, and the Portland Relocation Council, and is currently the President of PRC.

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.

Global Mobility Manager
Brown-Forman Corporation

Dr. Hill has a broad-based international experience in human resources management with 17 years overseeing global mobility programs; including program management & strategy, regulatory compliance, staff training, global payroll, taxes, and immigration. Joy’s Global Mobility career spans multiple industries including Defense, Automotive and Spirits. In addition, Joy has experience from both a client and vendor perspective providing a unique outlook allowing for an in-depth assessment of processes, improvement, and vendor management. Joy’s focus on continuous improvement and personal development has allowed her to stay abreast of constant changes within the mobility field, supporting an innovative approach to policy/program development.

Sr Manager,Global Mobility
Twitter

Ray is based in Seattle, WA and currently is the Sr. Manager of the Talent Mobility program at Twitter. In this role, he leads the team in their day to day partnerships across all levels of the business to advise, lead and support the Mobility services of new and transferring employees. In the industry, Ray is known for being a Mobility thought leader who has been successful in creating and managing complex Mobility programs at companies such as Nordstrom and Amazon. Ray started his Mobility career on the third-party provider side having worked for both Cartus and Graebel. Ray serves as the President of the Puget Sound Relocation Council (PSRC) and was most recently named one of the Top 100 Most Admired Mobility professionals by the View from the Top. When he is not working, he enjoys traveling the world (he's been to 60+ countries) and enjoying time with his partner and their pug Hank.

VP Talent Mobility Partner
BlackRock

Jason Suto is a 24-year veteran of the global mobility industry. Jason joined BlackRock as VP Talent Mobility Partner for the AMERS region in 2019. Prior, Jason was an RMC VP Client Services from 1997-2018. He has a passion for global mobility and proudly holds the distinguished Worldwide ERC certifications of CRP (2002) and GMS (2021). Jason’s value proposition consists of providing strategic global mobility solutions, supporting corporate business and talent strategies, global supply chain management, and delivering cross-functional global mobility services. Most importantly, Jason creates moments that matter that inspire, build trust, and promote happiness and satisfaction.