Thank you This live web event has ended. Thank you for attending. Contributors Georgia Angell Trellis Vine Consulting, LLCGeorgia served as Chairperson of the International Association of Movers Executive Committee from 2003-2007, after being a member of the committee for several years. She was the first woman elected to the organization’s chairmanship in its 41-year history. Georgia also chaired both the Accessorial Services Committee and the Claims Committee and was a member of the Commercial Affairs Committee. She returned to the executive committee in 2015, chairing the Technology & Communications Committee which focused on the military DPS system and IAM Data Collections and Analytics. She is currently a member of the Government and Congressional Affairs Committee, Budget & Finance Committee along with a member of the Alan F. Wohlstetter Scholarship Board. Georgia has contributed to the development of IAM Learning, the association’s initiatives to enhance communications with members. IAM Technology Partnership, The Shipper’s Guide, the Code of Ethics, the expansion of the Association Member’s Management Board, the Receivable Protection Plan and the Hall of Honor. She has hosted many Learning Labs on How To Network Like A Pro. Carlos Avalos Sandhill Ecuador SASAt a young age, Carlos Avalos’ grandfather and father taught him the ins and outs of the moving business. As he grew older, it was a natural fit for him work in the family moving business. His studies earned him a degree in Business Administration in Canada and a Master’s degree in Supply Chain and Logistics in Spain. Carlos’ work experience included working in the banking industry in Ecuador and in a global transfer company in Germany, but the moving industry kept calling him back. Carlos is involved with many industry associations and was elected as a LACMA Next board member. Recently, Carlos opened his own moving company and is currently developing new projects with Sandhill Ecuador. Lori Hickey Bliss Moving & Logistics SrlBorn in the USA, Lori grew up in Los Angeles during the crazy 70's. She carries telltale signs still today, like her independent spirit and high value of relationships that lured her to Italy to explore its iconic sense of family. She never left, and over the past 25 years Lori has remained in Italy enjoying the Dolce Vita and a satisfying career in Global Mobility specialized in serving the expat and diplomatic communities' needs.First recruited into the industry by a multinational relocation company to help manage key accounts, it wasn't long before Lori changed course to collaborate with family-owned companies offering her a more agile structure and better fit.Lori has maintained this heading ever since, living a well-balanced work-family life and keeping herself actively engaged in community leadership — a 'thing’ she is very passionate about. She was awarded "Most Distinguished Global Citizen" for her inspiration & contributions toward a more sustainable community life, and given 'Merit of Honor' from the President of the Italian Republic.With a background in advanced planning, Lori also kept an eye to the future. Following her deepening hunch that technology was on course to revolutionize the industry, she veered onto a path that led to a place beyond her imagination. In 2019 she joined Bliss Corporation - a dynamic, future-ready company where she linked her decades of experience and skills to their creative, entrepreneurial culture, aligned herself to their forefront stance on the digital evolution — and is excited to ride the crest of the wave into the future. Eddie Marx New World Van Lines Bio: An experienced executive in the house hold goods industry. Serving more than 23 years at New World Van Lines in a multitude of positions including helper, driver, general manager, regional vice president, VP global business development, and most recently transitioning to VP of talent development, leading the charge to recruit, retain, and build valuable team members. Being the a member of the 4th generation of Marx's at New World it’s safe to say the industry is in my blood!