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PRESS RELEASE: Advisory Board Announcement

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Velocity Global Advisory Board Announcement

DENVER, COLO. (October 6, 2015) – Drawing upon the experience of two world-class business leaders, Velocity Global announces Mr. Timothy P. Callahan and Mr. Robert Schlossman as members of their newly-formed Advisory Board.

“We are honored to have such distinguished and successful businessmen serve on our Advisory Board,” said Velocity Global CEO, Ben Wright.  “The collective experience of Mr. Callahan and Mr. Schlossman will help us further propel our growth and direction as Velocity Global changes the way companies do business overseas”. 

Tim Callahan is Chief Executive Officer of Celergo, a leading provider of Global Payroll Services.  Mr. Callahan brings decades of experience related to global mobility and payroll, and is a leader in helping companies manage their overseas workforce expansion. Prior to Celergo Mr. Callahan was President and Chief Operating Officer for Graebel Relocation Services Worldwide, a leader in global mobility services for corporations and their relocating executives. At Graebel, he oversaw the triple-digit growth of the company’s relocation management segment while helping the company to become the number-one-ranked relocation management provider in HRO Today’s Baker’s Dozen Survey of corporate relocation managers. Before joining Graebel in 2009, Mr. Callahan was Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing at SIRVA, Inc. a global provider of relocation and moving services, and parent company of Allied Van Lines and North American Van Lines.  Mr. Callahan is a graduate of Fairfield University.

“I am excited to be a part of Velocity Global’s Advisory Board and look forward to helping them apply their unique vision in the global employment arena,” said Mr. Callahan.

Robert Schlossman is a seasoned Chief Legal and Administrative Officer who has been a key legal and business advisor to CEOs, management teams, and boards of directors of public, private equity, and venture capital-backed companies.  Mr. Schlossman brings significant experience related to international legal matters, helping companies scale dramatically, and developing innovative legal services and solutions.  Mr. Schlossman develops legal departments into organizations that both protect a company and enable the success of the business.  In addition to legal departments, he has lead HR and corporate development functions.  Mr. Schlossman is particularly skilled at guiding companies through major transformations including IPOs, M&A transactions, creation of new companies from large public companies, international expansion, implementation of new business strategies, introduction of new products and sales channels, and major corporate restructuring.  Mr. Schlossman has worked at Aptina, Inc, Extreme Networks, Network General, Ciena, and Venture Law Group, just to name a few. 

“Velocity Global is delivering a truly innovative alternative approach to international expansion.  I am thrilled to be working with Ben and his team,” said Mr. Schlossman

About Velocity Global

Founded in 2014, Velocity Global is changing the way companies do business overseas in more than 185 countries. Whether companies are hiring local nationals or sending expatriates into a market, Velocity Global reduces costs and hire time, produces timely and accurate payroll, complies with foreign laws and benefits, and keeps you focused on running your business. To learn more about Velocity Global, visit www.VelocityGlobal.com.

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