Board of Directors
Steve Ozonian, Chairman of the Board of Directors at Global Mobility Solutions: Steve is one of the most tenured relocation executives in the industry. Ozonian began his relocation career in 1979 at Employee Transfer Corporation where he held positions as the COO and CFO. Following Employee Transfer Corporation, Ozonian joined Coldwell Banker as the Executive Vice President of business development and client relationships. During his tenure at Coldwell Banker, the company grew to become the second largest provider of relocation services and expanded operations as a national real estate company with over 60,000 sales associates. Following Coldwell Banker, Ozonian joined Prudential Real Estate and Relocation as Chairman and CEO; a company responsible for 900 corporate relocation clients and over 25,000 annual moves.
Ozonian went on to serve as the CEO of Realtor.com which became the leading consumer portal for real estate information in the United States. After his tenure at Realtor.com, Ozonian became the National HomeOwnership Executive for Bank of America, responsible for the relocation management of many fortune 500 companies. Ozonian also served as the CEO of RealEstate.com and is the Chief Real Estate Officer of Carrington Capital. Ozonian currently serves on the boards of Lending Tree, Realty Mogul, Realty Trac and Nobilis.
Steven Wester, President and Board Member at Global Mobility Solutions: Steven has over 35 years of leadership experience in the talent management and global workforce mobility industry. He joined Global Mobility Solutions as President and an equity owner in 2004. Through his leadership, the organization has been transformed into a full service global relocation company and has been recognized by HRO Today as one of the top mobility companies in the industry. GMS has achieved an enviable rate of growth through the delivery of exceptional service, client retention and new client signings.
Prior to joining GMS, Steven held senior executive positions at Coldwell Banker Relocation and Prudential Relocation where he played a key role in dramatically growing each organization through leveraging innovative technologies, process reengineering, strategic acquisitions, and a drive for quality service.
Wester graduated Summa Cum Laude from Trinity International University with a bachelor’s degree in both Mathematics and Economics Management. He pursued his MBA at Keller Graduate School of Management and has his Certified Relocation Professional (CRP) and Senior Global Mobility Specialist (SGMS-T) designations from the Employee Relocation Council (ERC). He received a Meritorious Service Award from ERC for his many contributions to the relocation industry, was named an HR Provider Superstar for his contributions to the HRO community and continues to be an active speaker and contributor throughout the industry.
Rich Ganley, Founder and former CEO of Global Mobility Solutions: With over 30 years of experience in relocation, staffing, and tech companies, Ganley brings a wealth of modern knowledge to the organization. Some of Ganley’s entrepreneurial successes include Homefair and iCrossing. Ganley was co-founder and former CEO of Homefair.com. As one of the internet’s first online companies, Homefair is credited with pioneering multiple digital relocation tools still widely used online today. After becoming the largest moving and relocation website online, Homefair was acquired by Realtor.com for $85 million.
Ganley also served on the Board of Directors for iCrossing, a search engine marketing company purchased by the Hearst Corporation for $325 million in 2010. Rich has presented at numerous industry conferences and is a frequent Keynote Speaker for Management Recruiters International (MRI), one of the largest staffing organizations in the world. Currently, Mr. Ganley is involved with several new initiatives that leverage cloud based applications, computer vision, deep learning and other innovative platforms that improve efficiency for the relocation, health and service industries. Ganley currently serves on the board of directors for Global Mobility Solutions, Van Go Activities, and Nobilis Health (“HLTH” on the NYSE).
Steve Ziomek, Partner, Board Member, VP, and Real Estate Broker of Record at Global Mobility Solutions: Steve co-founded FAS Relocation and Homefair.com, one of the first 700 “Dot Com” companies. Steve is also the founder and principle of Your REALTY Office™, a Phoenix area residential real estate company and is owner of Boardroom Suites of Scottsdale, a corporate executive suite center.
Steve spends much of his time giving back to the community. He is a two time chairman of the Scottsdale Airport Advisory Committee and is a Major and command pilot in the Civil Air Patrol. Additionally, Steve is president and founder of Thunderbird Field II Veterans Memorial Inc., a 501(C) (3) company whose mission is to commemorate the history of the Scottsdale airport and honor all veterans.
Bryan Schutjer, Co-Founder and Board Member at Global Mobility Solutions: Bryan has over 28 years in the relocation and moving industry. Schutjer’s extensive mobility career includes a history of successful leadership within early-stage high-growth firms to large division management in publicly traded corporations. Schutjer also held executive posts at Artisan Investments, Ultra-Scan Corporation, Move.com, Bekins Van Lines, North American Van Lines and Mayflower Van Lines.
Schutjer often speaks at public industry engagements, covering topics such as: relocation trends, contemporary changes in relocation policy and service innovations affecting workforce talent mobility. Bryan Schutjer is currently the President and Chief Operating Officer for Safeware Corporation, a fully licensed insurance agency and third-party administrator for extended warranty offerings.