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July 12, 2011


(Aurora, COLO) –  This week, Graebel has appointed Raymond D. Quist SCRP to Vice President Business Development at Graebel Relocation Services Worldwide, Inc., an award-winning full-service global mobility company.  Reporting to business development senior vice president Kathy Hedley, Quist will be responsible for acquiring new global mobility clients for Graebel.


 “Ray Quist is a recognized and respected relocation industry expert and a consummate professional.  He has been a driving force in identifying innovative relocation solutions for the Fortune 1000; and, I look forward to having Ray’s strong relocation background and his entrepreneurial spirit help us expand to our clientele in this region, “stated Hedley.


With over three decades experience in the relocation industry, Quist was recognized for his leadership and for excellence in real estate in the Who’s Who Cambridge directory in 2010. In 2009, he formed and was the chief executive officer of the Wayzata, Minnesota-based Relocation Realty Service, Inc. (RRS).  OneSource™, a web-based tracking and communication system at RRS, was launched for its forty-five corporate development consultants that provide services in twenty-five states and created a 200-plus real estate agent network during that start-up firm’s first nine months.  Concurrently, while forming RRS Quist was a relocation industry consultant.

Prior to RRS, Quist was the co-founder and vice president and treasurer of BC Xperts (BCX) and BC Investments, LLC (BCI).  Quist is also credited for founding Corporate Transfer Service (CTS) in 1982; and, was the CTS chief executive officer and president until 1998.

From 1999 to 2003, Quist was with the relocation company, SIRVA, where he served as its cooperative resource services’ senior vice president.  Quist’s leadership resulted in his sales team closing more new business than the combined four other business development teams at SIRVA in 2002.

A 1969 graduate of the Minnesota School of Business, Quist also holds the Worldwide Employee Relocation Council (WERC) Senior Certified Relocation Professional (SCRP) designation.  An active, multi-year WERC member, Quist has served on its Inaugural Industry Advisory Council, the Relocation Professional Certification and Appraisal Review committees and his efforts were honored by WERC for with Meritorious and two Distinguished Service awards.  Additionally, Quist is a co-founder of the Minnesota Employee Relocation Council.  Quist has been published in relocation industry publications and is a sought after relocation industry speaker.   Quist will virtual office from Minnesota and can be reached at

About Graebel Companies, Inc.

Founded in 1950, Graebel provides worldwide relocation and move management services, domestic U.S. and international household goods moving and storage services, freight forwarding, and commercial office moving and workplace services. On-the-ground services are performed in over 150 countries for the Fortune 500 and global 100.  The World Headquarters is in Aurora, Colorado and Graebel centers are located throughout the U.S., and in Prague, the Czech Republic, and Singapore. Divisions include: Graebel Relocation Services Worldwide, Inc., Graebel Movers International, Inc., Graebel Commercial Services, Inc., Graebel Van Lines, Inc., Graebel Movers, Inc., and Move Management, Inc. The privately-held company boasts a strong balance sheet, an extensively background-checked and trained employee workforce, and business intelligence reporting and management IT systems that include apps.  For two consecutive years in 2011 and 2010, Graebel has been ranked the #1 relocation company in the ‘HRO Today’ Baker’s Dozen. To learn more visit:

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