Robyn Tierney Named Young Professionals Under 40 Committee Chair
LOS ANGELES, 2014-5-9 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood Worldwide the global leader in corporate housing and serviced apartments, has announced that Robyn Tierney, account manager, will serve as 2014 chair of the Young Professionals Under 40 committee for the Worldwide ERC
Worldwide ERC is the workforce mobility association and foremost center for corporate and government mobility, educating and connecting mobility professionals worldwide. YP40 represents approximately 1,200 young professionals within the association.
The mission of the 12-member YP40 committee includes preparing future mobility leaders by fostering networking opportunities that connect young professionals with mentors and industry experts. Additionally, the committee aims to develop an overall communication plan that will help the organization move towards new and strategic areas of growth within the younger demographic.
During her one-year term that began in January, Tierney plans to grow YP40 participation by 20 percent and develop a strategy around converting those who are non-members into Worldwide ERC members. She is also looking to encourage YP40 participation at regional and local levels. Tierney has been a member of both the Worldwide ERC and YP40 for the past two years.
“We are delighted that the committee nominated Robyn for this honor,” said Peter Dizinno, Oakwood Worldwide vice president of sales. “Early in her career, Robyn demonstrated strong leadership potential and has been a tremendous asset to Oakwood Worldwide. Through her work with YP40, she’ll be able to use her strengths in a way that will help Worldwide ERC’s younger professionals and the mobility industry as a whole.”
At Oakwood Worldwide, Tierney, who is based in Boston, manages relationships with key clients in the mobility sector. In her 12 years with the company, she was honored as National Account Coordinator of the Year for 2010 and 2011. She was also a past winner of President’s Club, the company’s highest recognition for sales excellence.
“I’m honored to be nominated as YP40 committee chair and excited to be a part of this dynamic group,” said Tierney. “The mobility industry has been the ideal place for me to grow as a professional and develop into a leader. Through this role, I want to help other young professionals find opportunities like I have, and collectively we can discover new approaches and innovations to help move our industry forward.”
About Worldwide ERC
Worldwide ERC® has served for 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 representation in Belgium and a Wholly Owned Foreign Entity in China. Contact Worldwide ERC® at +1 703.842.3400, or visit www.WorldwideERC.org.
About Oakwood Worldwide
Oakwood Worldwide®, based in Los Angeles, Calif., is the leading provider of corporate housing and serviced apartment solutions through its two well-known brands, Oakwood® and ExecuStay®. Both brands provide move-in-ready furnished housing designed to meet the needs of business travelers on long- and short-term assignments. Oakwood® has access to the largest selection of housing options and a presence in all 50 United States and more than 70 countries. ExecuStay is the preferred corporate housing partner of Marriott® International and is the only corporate housing brand where guests can earn Marriott Rewards® points for stays at any ExecuStay location in the U.S.
Sharron SAUNDERS (Ms), GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS LEADER