Michi Olson Receives Worldwide ERC® Meritorious Service Award

Posted by Rainy Hake — June 9, 2011

1307652041Worldwide ERC®, the association for workforce mobility, has conferred the 2011 Meritorious Service Award on Michi Olson, SGMS, WRS, Vice President of Relocation and Business Development for Alain Pinel Realtors. The award was presented to Olson at the National Relocation Conference held at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, May 16-20. This award is in recognition of Olson’s dedicated service and significant professional contributions to Worldwide ERC®, and the workforce mobility business community. Olson joins an esteemed group of 925 members who have been honored through this program.

Olson is a frequent speaker and author at Worldwide ERC® meetings and other industry gatherings, holds the Global Mobility Specialist designation from Worldwide ERC®, and serves on the association’s U.S. Advisory Council, which highlights emerging trends and identifies opportunities for the growth and betterment of the relocation profession with regard to the U.S. domestic relocation industry. She is also serving as Vice Chairperson of the Advisory Council for Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®.

“Michi is one of the most highly respected professionals in the industry,” said Paul L. Hulme, CEO and President of Alain Pinel Realtors. “This award is further testament to the hard work and expertise she brings to not only our firm, but to relocation as a whole.”

Established in 1989, the Worldwide ERC® Service Recognition Awards Program is open to the entire Worldwide ERC® membership and offers three levels of service awards — Meritorious Service, Distinguished Service, and Hall of Leaders. Service awards are conferred based on a merit system through which members earn points for such participation as serving as a moderator, panelist, or speaker at any ERC meeting program; for each editorial contribution to Mobility magazine or any other Worldwide ERC® publication; for active membership on a committee or task force; or for service as a committee chairman. The program formally recognizes that Worldwide ERC®'s success is a direct result of the dedication of members and the devotion of their time and expertise for the betterment of the industry.

About Alain Pinel Realtors

Alain Pinel Realtors (APR) is the largest privately-owned and independent residential real estate company in California. APR was ranked the sixth largest residential real estate firm in the United States based on its closed sales volume in 2010, and has been consistently ranked in the Top 10 firms in the country. The firm has nearly 1,400 agents in its 32 offices throughout the Bay Area. Now celebrating its 20 year anniversary, APR was founded in 1990 by CEO and President Paul L. Hulme, and is based in Saratoga, Calif. For more information about APR, please visit our website at apr.com.

About Worldwide ERC®

Worldwide ERC® is the recognized industry authority on relocation and international assignments in the U.S. and major global traffic areas, providing leadership, advocacy, education and networking to global workforce mobility professionals and stakeholders through specialized training, credentialing, meeting events and information exchange. Worldwide ERC® is headquartered in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, with offices in Brussels, Belgium and Shanghai, China. Contact Worldwide ERC® at +1 703 842 3400, or visit www.WorldwideERC.org.

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