Margery Marshall, President of Vandover

As president and minority owner, Margery leads all facets of Vandover from strategic planning and customer operations through marketing and business development. Her extensive experience includes senior executive positions with Prudential Financial and Cartus. She has presided over large, global organizations in excess of 2,000 employees and strategically aligned offices in each major region of the world. In addition, she has led mergers and acquisitions efforts, including evaluation and subsequent integration, for domestic and global businesses. Margery has been featured or quoted in nearly every medium in several parts of the world, and is a frequent speaker and subject matter expert at major business, human resources and mobility conferences.

Margery is a board member of the Human Resource People and Strategy (HRPS) and a member of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM). She is a member of Worldwide ERC where she has received the Senior Certified Relocation Professional (SCRP) designation, the Meritorious Service Award and is a two-time recipient of the Distinguished Service Award.

A champion for women in business, she has spoken at forums about being a successful woman executive and a working mother. Margery has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and completed post-graduate work in strategic planning, executive leadership, and international affairs.

Elizabeth Sawyer, CEO, Bennett School Placement Worldwide

Bennett School placement Worldwide, formerly Bennett Educational Resources, was founded in 1991 by Georgia Bennett, an industry leader with more than 30 years of experience in the education consulting field. Since its inception, Bennett School Placement Worldwide has served more than 4000 families, 300 corporations, and 700 individual clients around the world; it is the recognized industry specialist in education placement and advisement and in customized consulting services for both individuals and corporations with relocating personnel.

Working with families who come to them through corporate HR or as individual clients, Bennett consultants seek to find the optimum education environment for each student in an appropriate preschool, primary, secondary school, or post-secondary institution. Selected schools may be public, parochial, private, remedial, or therapeutic, and may be located anywhere around the world. Bennett also assists with post-graduate (13th year) and gap-year programs. All Bennett consultants bring years of experience in schools to their Bennett consultancies and understand the differences between country education systems such that they know how to counsel families in both long and short-term issues they face as they move between U.S. districts or between different countries.

For its corporate clients, Bennett also provides customized consulting on a range of education issues: policy benchmarking, tuition studies, educational site assessments, group move planning, and remote location solutions.