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RELO Direct® Staff Grows; Patrick Fleming, CRP Joins as Vice President, Sales

July 09, 2018

CHICAGO (July 9, 2018) – RELO Direct® has expanded its business development team, with the addition of Patrick Fleming, CRP as vice president, sales. Based in the Connecticut, Fleming will work closely with the global mobility and senior management teams of multi-national companies in the Northeastern U.S. to develop workforce mobility solutions. Fleming will engage with RELO Direct’s supply chain to source new business and collaborate with real estate firms affiliated with RELO Direct’s parent company, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®.


Fleming brings two decades of experience in sales and account management in the corporate relocation, finance, and mortgage industries. He has earned the Certified Relocation Professional (CRP®) designation from Worldwide ERC®, which demonstrates a comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of U.S. employee relocation across all facets of the industry, and a dedication to continuing education in this specialized field.


“With his extensive experience operating in the corporate relocation industry and the key segments that support it, Patrick strengthens our business development group,” said Bob Portale, SCRP, SGMS-T, RELO Direct’s president and CEO. “This multi-industry experience, combined with his proven track record of consistently exceeding sales and profitability goals, means Patrick has the ability to develop strategic relationships and design effective solutions for corporate employee mobility challenges.”


Chicago-based RELO Direct® ( is a full-service global mobility management company that puts thought leadership into action. The company offers a comprehensive portfolio of program management, departure, destination and global relocation services to support clients with employees on the move. With a history dating back to 1992, RELO Direct® helps people move with confidence, security, and appreciation for their employer. RELO Direct’s parent company is Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, the market-leading network of independent residential brokerages in over 70 countries, with 565 firms and 130,000 sales associates producing over 1.1 million transactions valued at $372 billion annually. 


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