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Worldwide ERC Awards 3 Arpin Group Employees with CRP Designations

June 27, 2016

Arpin Group has announced that three of its employees have earned their Certified Relocation Professional (CRP®) designations through Worldwide ERC®. They are:

• Bridget Ritchie, vice president, global business development – corporate accounts
• Christina Seskey, director, business development – corporate accounts
• Curt Smigel, director, business development – corporate accounts

The exam, offered on an annual basis, was administered on May 18, 2016 with 147 of Worldwide ERC® members earning their CRP® designation, a 75% pass rate. It was administered by independent testing consultant and proctor Castle Worldwide, with content developed under the guidance and expertise of the 2015-2016 Worldwide ERC® CRP® Certification Review Board.

“For those looking to build a career in workforce mobility, earning this designation is an essential step along the way. Passing takes dedication, and a focused effort. Recipients have not only demonstrated a commitment to professional development, but a solid understanding of the complex variables that make up our industry,” noted CRP® Certification Review Board Chairwoman Debra Mills, CRP, GMS-T, NEI Global Relocation. “We are excited to welcome 147 new CRP® recipients to our community and congratulate them on the success of their diligent efforts.”

A complete list of the 2016 CRP® recipients is available at:


Additional information on the CRP® program is available at:


The CRP® program was introduced in 1990 to formally recognize relocation professionals’ knowledge of the U.S. domestic workforce mobility process. There are currently over 3,400 Worldwide ERC® members who hold the CRP® designation. CRPs® retain their designation by maintaining membership in the association and earning 30 recertification credit hours within each three-year period following their initial certification, ensuring they remain current on evolving industry trends.

About Worldwide ERC®:
Worldwide ERC® has served for more than 50 years as the membership association and foremost center for corporate and government mobility, educating and connecting mobility professionals worldwide. The recognized industry authority on talent mobility and assignments in the U.S. and major global traffic areas, Worldwide ERC® is headquartered in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, with offices in London and China. Contact Worldwide ERC® at +1 703 842 3400, or visit

About Arpin Group:
Arpin Group is the holding company of Arpin Van Lines, Arpin International Group, Creative Storage Solutions, Arpin Associates, Affiliated Transportation Systems and Arpin Renewable Energy. Headquartered in West Warwick, Rhode Island (USA), Arpin Group is an industry leader in full-service moving and storage solutions for corporate, residential, government and military customers, having earned numerous industry awards for its high customer satisfaction scores. The company has remained family-owned and operated since its founding in 1900. Today, Arpin has office locations throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia, which enable it to provide the highest quality of care to its customers around the world. The company actively seeks ways to minimize its environmental impact and carbon footprint, while its subsidiary, Arpin Renewable Energy, spearheads research and development to facilitate the widespread adoption of “green” technologies in the transportation industry. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has officially recognized Arpin by ranking it in the top 20 percent of carbon-efficient transportation partners. Arpin is the official mover of the LPGA, a ProMover® member of the American Moving and Storage Association and is accredited by the International Federation of International Furniture Removers (FIDI). For more information, call 1-800-343-3500 or visit