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New Hires & Promotions


Jack Griffin
, Vice Chairman & CEO, Atlas World Group

Jack has more than 20 years of experience in the domestic household goods, special products and international segments of the transportation industry. Since being appointed president and COO of Atlas World Group in 2010, he has expanded Atlas’ footprint in the industry and facilitated the development of new programs and initiatives to assist customers and Atlas Agents throughout the U.S. and around the globe.

Tim Hall, Vice President, Business Development, Atlas World Group International

Tim joins Atlas International as an industry veteran with over 20 years of experience in relocation, moving, and industry-related technology. In his new role, Tim will oversee all commercial sales channels and lead a team of professionals dedicated to advancing the company’s position in the national account marketplace and consumer sales business.

Richard Ullrich, Vice President, Finance, Cornerstone Relocation Group

Joining Cornerstone’s headquarters in New Jersey, Rick will be responsible for overseeing the daily financial functions of the company. He will assist in planning, budgeting, and actively participate in strategic initiatives and risk mitigation controls. Rick brings nearly 30 years of experience in accounting, credit & financial services, business transformation, process improvement, compliance and the development & implementation of data analytics.

Flamin Thomas, Vice President, Business Development, Cornerstone Relocation Group

Cornerstone is pleased to welcome Flamin to the role of Vice President, Global Business Development in their Dallas, Texas office. Flamin brings over a dozen years of international assignment services expertise to Cornerstone, including leading expatriate tax teams, overall management of tax compliance, and innovative tax planning.

Catherine Ronayne
Hired as Senior Director, Global Information Systems, Cornerstone Relocation Group

Jane Malecki,
Hired as Senior Director, Global Development, Cornerstone Relocation Group

Ross Urso

Hired as Regional Director, Business Development, Atlas Logistics


Familiar Themes & Pricing Reset

Ryan McConnell, Vice President, Strategic Planning, and Jeff Schimmel, Vice President, Transportation Services, are key strategists in the effort to optimize sales and profitability for Atlas® Van Lines. In early September, Joe Stackhouse joined the team as the new President & COO. more

Driving Change

Today, the Atlas cooperative is made up of over 400 independently-owned and -operated moving companies throughout North America. Members still commit to one another for the common good. At a time when the industry wrestles with unprecedented challenges, that commitment has never been more vital. more

Agents Lend a Helping Truck

Atlas® Van Lines Agents think ‘the bigger the better’ when it comes to spreading awareness about food insecurity. In partnership with Move For Hunger,™ a nonprofit that encourages donating food instead of moving it, our moving and storage companies are sharing the message from the largest billboards they could find – their moving trucks. more


Atlas Awarded for Giving Spirit

Giving back to local communities is a priority that resonates throughout the Atlas network. At headquarters, the Atlas United Way committee looks for engaging ways to keep the charitable spirit alive among the Atlas employees all year long. more

Atlas Agents Help Students Move Out for Hunger

Atlas Agents are taking their trucks and charitable acts to a higher level – of education, that is. Move For Hunger Director, Adam Lowy, and team, coordinated the first ever Move Out for Hunger food drive, in partnership with Doorsteps and Food Recovery Network. more

Moving Up and Moving Forward

John Lance, NMS Moving Systems, Inc. (2015), was handed a huge honor at the 99th Annual California Moving and Storage Association Convention in Rancho Mirage, Calif., physically and figuratively speaking. more


Atlas is a Friend in Corporate Relocation at SHRM

In fact, the overarching message for Atlas at the SHRM show was to ease customers’ minds about the relocation process. To demonstrate how Atlas PVO’s and pack/load team members are friends that customers can trust with their household belongings, two life-size cardboard cutouts of crew members stood in the booth for photo opportunities, while attendees were encouraged to share their selfies with the hashtag #MyFriendsAtAtlas. more

Sharing the Many Ways to go new places at SHRM

A group of representatives from multiple Atlas Agencies and Atlas HQ trekked to Las Vegas in late June to set up shop at the annual Convention and Expo of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM). In total, more than 630 exhibiting companies filled over 30 aisles with human resource solutions at the Las Vegas Convention Center, making it the largest expo SHRM has ever held. more

Alexander's Celebrates a Big Year in Nashville

In 2015, Alexander's Mobility Services (0217) celebrated 20 years of service in the Nashville area, and they did it in a big way. As the largest multi-location agent in the Atlas family, Alexander's moved their Tennessee operations into a new location on the northwest side of the city. more