Holly Clontz, CRP, GMS-T Manager, Global Talent Mobility Solutions at Ingersoll Rand


Holly has 15+ years of experience in both relocation and international assignment management; combining experience as a service-provider with experience being a strategic Global Mobility Manager for a Fortune 500. Holly has enjoyed helping families through “relocation”, one of the most stressful times. She’s focused on talent mobility- domestic and international – within Ingersoll Rand.

Also, Holly has served as President, Charlotte Metro Area Relocation Council (CMARC), a recognized regional group of Worldwide ERC.  CMARC is a non-profit group focused on providing relocation continuing education for mobility managers throughout the Charlotte Metro area. Holly earned the Meritorious Service Award from Worldwide ERC in 2015. Summary of her specialties: Strategic Thinking, Team Building/Leadership, Customer Liaison & Service, and Problem Solving & Decision Making.

About her work:
– Management oversight for GMS staff and Ingersoll Rand domestic and international relocation programs.
– Manage all aspects of International Expatriate Assignments and Tax Equalization process and policy.
– Manage all aspects of Expatriate payroll including foreign compensation collection, year end imputed income, W-2/W-2C/1042S processing, US/foreign tax payments and filings and monthly payroll file interfaces.
– Manage all aspects of US and International Relocation process and policy.
– Manage all aspects of Relocation accounting processes including monthly payroll interface files, tax gross-up, year end true-up.
– Advise and educate Business Unit management on international tax equalization policy, expatriate balance sheet approach and assignment structures based on intent for international tax avoidance, tax compliance based on international Tax Treaties.
– Consult with Ingersoll Rand Corp Tax and Legal regarding… permanent establishment, Secondment Agreements, foreign entities and Economic Employer as they pertain to foreign tax liability and Tax Treaties with regard to business travelers and cross-border activity.
– Core member of Ingersoll Rand Global Assignment Advisory Team in development of global policy, procedures, administration oversight, and vendor selection.
– Vendor selection including preparation of RFP documentation, contract development, negotiations, vendor management, and contract adherence.
– Establish /oversee performance guarantees and SLA development.
– Ensure policy/procedure changes remain compliant based on law changes, both US and foreign.
– Develop structure / transition service agreements and administration for acquisitions/divestitures/spinoffs.
– Determine, develop and implement new service offerings.


Rina Montalvo, LL.M., Head of Global Mobility/Immigration, Dow Jones (NewsCorp)

Rina Montalvo, LL.M. has over 16 years’ experience in Global HR, specializing in Global Mobility and Immigration. Following her role as Head of the Global Mobility/Immigration Department at Sky Deutschland “21st Century Fox”(formerly known as News Corp.), in Germany, Rina relocated to America to the corporate News Corp-Dow Jones office in New York. She is currently responsible for the Global Mobility/Immigration department at Dow Jones.
Rina has extensive experience in global Social Security, Taxation, payroll, Relocation, Labor & Immigration Law, as well as development and roll-out of Global Mobility Policy.

She has lived in Germany for over 20 years, speaks 6 languages and has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a Master’s degree of Laws. Rina also holds dual citizenship (American/German).

Strategically, she acts an advisor to Business Leaders, Finance, Legal and HR on Global Mobility issues, policies and processes and is responsible for Global Mobility, Immigration, Relocation Program, National/International Taxation, Compliance, Employment Law and Special projects related to Global Mobility Program and Immigration in and out AMER/APAC/ and EMEA.​

Katherine Salem and Glenn Faulk, Co-Founders of Luminary Global Immigration

Luminary Global Immigration, LLC (“LGI”) is a full service global immigration business offering a broad array of consultation and case management services. Based in Atlanta and Dallas, LGI’s founders bring over 30 cumulative years of experience within distinguished immigration practices.

Katharine Salem is co-founder of Luminary Global, winner of five 2016 FEM EMMA Awards, the 2015 Bronze Stevie Award for Start-Up of the Year in Business Services, and Acquisition International’s 2015 Best Global Immigration Consultancy Firm (USA). In addition, Ms. Salem is recipient of the Worldwide ERC® Meritorious Service Award and winner of the prestigious 2014 Mobility Editorial Achievement Award for co-authoring the article, “Emerging Opportunities in Emerging Markets”​, which appeared in the May 2014 issue of MOBILITY Magazine.

Ms. Salem has 14 years of experience in global immigration, serving in senior leadership for several practices. She has expertise developing global supplier networks, global practice management, and formulating business plans to boost productivity and efficiency.

Ms. Salem holds the Worldwide ERC® Certified Relocation Professional (CRP) and Senior Global Mobility & Talent Management Specialist (SGMS-T) designations, and is a Six Sigma Yellow Belt.​

​Glenn Faulk is a Co-Founder of LGI and Serves as Senior Advisor.  He has over 22 years of award-winning, dedicated global immigration experience, serving in senior leadership positions within four multinational practices. He has expertise managing Fortune 500 accounts, assisting clients with complex immigration and compliance matters, and is one of the foremost knowledge management experts in the field.

​Glenn is the author of many publications, including articles in the American Bar Association (ABA) International Section, the International Bar Association (IBA) Legal Practice Division, MOBILITY Magazine, and ExpatSafe Journal, with topics covering alignment of Global Mobility services, strategic global talent management practices, global immigration service delivery models for US immigration practitioners, best and brightest immigration schemes, and global immigration supply chain management.

In addition, he is one of the founding members and the first Global Content Manager for the world’s largest corporate global immigration practice, having assisted in growing the practice from a team of four to well over 100. Over time, the Content Management function has evolved into Knowledge Management — what is today recognized as one of the most critical aspects of global immigration services.

Glenn Faulk inspires trust and confidence in both clients and colleagues through his care, discernment, attention to detail, and consummate subject matter expertise. He offers invaluable and dependable guidance, and continues to be credited in reputable industry publications for his contributions. In addition to several industry awards, he is a Certified Relocation Professional (CRP), Senior Global Mobility Specialist-Talent (SGMS-T) and a Six Sigma Yellow Belt.​

Haley Recio, SPHR, GPHR, Vice President, Global Human Resources Glass Point Solar

Ed’s special guest is Haley Recio, SPHR, GPHR, Vice President, Global Human Resources Glass Point Solar.

GlassPoint Solar is the leading supplier of solar to the oil and gas industry. The global oil and gas industry consumes an amount of energy equal to 10% of its own production, making it one of the biggest markets for renewable energy. Operating worldwide from the Middle East to California, GlassPoint’s enclosed trough technology delivers the lowest cost energy to power oilfield operations.

By harnessing sunshine, instead of burning natural gas or other fuels, GlassPoint helps oil producers reduce operating expenses while significantly cutting greenhouse gas emissions.  GlassPoint is one of the fastest-growing solar companies in the world with more than one gigawatt of solar oilfield projects under construction.

We are a culturally diverse company, operating across six locations in four countries. Our core values and respect for diversity is what unites us across our many locations. We are committed to having a positive contribution on both the planet and the local economies in which we operate. For more information, visit GlassPoint.com or contact us at info@glasspoint.com

Horace O. Porrás Vice President, Latin America at American Tower

Horace Porrás has over 25 years of global experience in Human Resources, holding different international roles, such as Head of Human Resources for Continental Europe, or Head of Global Mobility in several multinational companies such as Schlumberger, the world’s leading supplier of technology, integrated project management and information solutions to customers working in the oil and gas industry, and in other companies like Cargill, MasterCard and McDonald’s.

Horace has experience in talent management, succession planning, performance management, compensation, benefits and incentives, programs and procedures, talent acquisition and HR policies for the Americas, Europe, and globally.

Born and raised in New Jersey, USA, Mr. Porrás also lived and worked in Brussels (Belgium), Milan (Italy), Bucharest (Romania), Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Minnesota (USA), and now, for the past several years, in Miami, Florida.

Peyman Dayyani: Senior Human Resources Partner at Dana Energy

Senior Human Resources Partner, who has ability to face VUCA Challenges, expertise in the design and implementation of local and global HR strategy acquired over a solid and progressive career with three multi-billion dollar global corporations. Integral part of multiple in-country executive and business development teams charged with rapid growth and expansion strategy across the Middle East and Africa. Dynamic leader selected to execute critical organizational transformation and performance initiatives worldwide shaped high-performance cultures and major growth brands with progressive technical resources, prolific communications and robust development program that bring double digit revenue growth, across all functional groups including operations, sales and procurement.

Taught, mentored, and inspired young HR professional locally and globally on their career advancement and attaining their HR professional certification, by in person and through social media forums.

Specialties: . People strategy formulation and execution
. Leading change
. Start ups and turn arounds
. HR Mergers and Acquisition
. Master of theoretical and best practices HR body of knowledge.

Hampton Dowling: Geo-Politics & World Commerce, Brexit…Who’s Next?, China And The South China Sea

Wendy Kendall: Global Talent Strategy Expert and Psychologist

Helping global corporations think differently: Global talent strategy expert and executive coach, Wendy Kendall advises corporations and executives to think differently about global talent development.  An organisational psychologist for more than 20 years and former senior scientist to the Director of Army Personnel Strategy (UK), Wendy has lived and worked overseas for the last 15 years.  She established her own practice in 2003 and worked with nearly 3000 global leaders and managers in that time.  Her work focuses on assisting multinational companies and international NGOs to implement global talent development strategies that prepare their future leaders for the 4th Industrial Revolution.

Wendy’s website is at www.wendykendall.com

ROAR: How to Build a Resilient Organization the World-Famous San Diego Zoo Way with Co-Author Sandy Asch

Sandy Asch, PRINCIPAL, Alliance for Organizational Excellence LLC and co-author of ROAR: How to Build a Resilient Organization the World-Famous San Diego Zoo Way is Ed’s special guest for this fast-paced information-packed interview.

Sandy is an internationally recognized speaker and author of ROAR: How to Build a Resilient Organization the World-Famous San Diego Zoo Way and Excellence at Work: The Six Keys to Inspire Passion in the Workplace. Asch partners with companies globally to create workplaces that are passionate, focused, healthier and more resilient. More than 30,000 leaders in 350+ companies in fifty countries and six languages have implemented her strategies with Book Roar Sandy Aschsustainable results.

Sandy’s presentations are uniquely high-content and high participation, engaging CEO, HR and leadership audiences around the world in practical discussions, interactive applications and creative exploration to ensure immediate and meaningful application. She holds a masters degree in Organizational Management and has taught graduate classes in Management, Organizational Behavior and Human Resources. Click here to visit The Roar Book website!

Michelle Colona, Vice President; Head of Cigna Global Health Benefits U.S. Sales

Michelle Vice President; Head of Cigna Global Health Benefits ® U.S. Sales Team is based in Houston, Texas and is responsible for driving sales initiatives for the Cigna Global Health Benefits North America business to support continued growth and diversification of services. This includes advancing the global business objective, driving the Cigna value proposition and continuing to be a trusted advisor for consultants, prospects and key customers.

Michelle has extensive experience and expertise in the group insurance industry, specifically in international health care benefits. In her 28 years with Cigna, she has made significant contributions to the business which includes leading numerous strategic case wins, managing multiple sales teams and acting as the North America liaison on numerous global opportunities and initiatives. Michelle is widely recognized as a leader in the global benefits market who is committed to providing clients with innovative, cost effective solutions.

Michelle has supplemented her international health care knowledge with travel to Europe, India, China and various countries throughout the Pacific Rim. She has earned the Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) designation from the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP) and is a frequent participant in National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC) conferences. She is regularly sought out by producer, consulting, and employer communities to share her knowledge and insight regarding international health care benefits and related topics.

Michelle began her sales career with Cigna HealthCare in Washington, D.C. after graduating from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resources.