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US Elections - The Impact on the Moving Industry

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Florida Primary Recap and General Election Matchups - St. Petersburg Area  Chamber of Commerce
Chuck White and Brian Limperopulos host a panel discussion with Jim Wise and Bryan Vickers of Pace Consulting regarding preliminary election results and the possible impacts the election and other related political initiatives may have on the moving industry.


  • Jim Wise

    Managing Partner - Pace Companies, LLP
    Jim Wise has been the Managing Partner of PACE Companies, LLP, for over 25 years. Through representation of clients before the federal government, he has developed particular expertise in a multitude of policy areas, including financial services, Native American affairs, energy and the built environment, transportation policy, bankruptcy reform, defense contracting, and energy policy.

    Jim has testified before congressional committees on issues as broad as the development of the Federal Prompt Payment Act, the Bankruptcy Reform Act, and tribal health care funding programs. He has been involved consistently over the years in White House briefing sessions on issues dealing with energy development and efficiency, Tribal Self-Governance programs, and health care delivery programs for local governments. He has developed coalitions on behalf of clients for water resource formulas, Veteran’s Affairs support services, and small defense contracting initiatives. He is a regular contributor to trade publications in the areas of bankruptcy reform, tribal governmental programs, and policy issues pertaining to the relocation industry.

  • Bryan Vickers

    Pace Companies, LLP
    Since 2005, Bryan has assisted clients in shaping and directing specific, business-focused agendas and policies at the federal, state and local levels. He provides policy analysis, develops issue positioning, and educates Congressional and agency staff on client matters and issues. In addition to his work on behalf of IAM in the household goods moving space before agencies and Congressional Committees, he specializes in manufacturing, emissions and energy policy areas. In his advocacy for clients, Bryan is responsible for drafting comments for agency dockets, written testimony for US congressional and numerous state-based legislative committees, and on occasion, providing in-person testimony. Prior to his government affairs work, Bryan was a regional manager for sales with Southeastern Optical. He is a graduate of Radford University.

  • Charles White

    President, International Association of Movers
    Charles “Chuck” White has been involved in the moving industry since 1994 when he went to work for Executive Moving Systems in Woodbridge, VA. Previous to that Chuck worked as a high school teacher and football coach in Maryland and Northern Virginia.

    During his time serving as Director of Sales & Marketing at Executive he was elected to a volunteer position on the Executive Committee of the International Association of Movers (IAM), formerly known as the Household Goods Forwards Association of America (HHGFAA). He served on that Committee for four years and in 2005 he joined the IAM staff as their Director of Government & Military Relations.  He held that position for 10 years and in 2015 Chuck was promoted to the position of Senior Vice President for the organization.

    In January, 2019, Chuck became the President of IAM.

  • Brian Limperopulos

    Brian Limperopulos has dedicated his professional life to advancing the professionalism and operational excellence of moving companies generally and IAM Members particularly. He began his career working for Security Moving and Storage in the Washington DC Metro Area before taking an opportunity at the International Association of Movers to develop and manage its member programs and services.

    Brian has taken on many different responsibilities and roles since joining IAM in 2009. His success in these positions led to several promotions until his appointment to the position of IAM President in 2024. In this role, Brian is responsible for driving IAM forward toward its goals and achieving its mission.

    Brian holds a B.A. in International Affairs from the George Washington University and is a Certified Association Executive (CAE), which is the highest professional credential in the association industry.

    When he is not working at IAM, Brian spends time with his wife, Lena, mostly chasing after their son, Craig, and daughter, Molly. In his free moments, Brian enjoys playing and watching soccer as well as droning on about his favorite history podcasts. 

November 4, 2020
Wed 1:00 PM EST

Duration 1H 0M

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