Leadership

Doug Cruikshank

Doug Cruikshank

President

Doug has founded industry leading organizations with operations in over 50 countries and has managed logistics operations in over 95% of the countries around the globe

During his career he successfully opened and operated two leading logistics organizations with divisions for international and domestic project logistics, moving, and relocation, which supported government, NGO, and corporate entities from startups to Fortune 500 companies.

His expertise lies in an understanding of all facets of the mobility industry, and having a keen sense of how to develop and lead effective teams within the relocation sphere. Doug is well-versed in domestic and global programs, and has developed a strong allegiance with the partners Kinetix works with worldwide.  

Today Doug is still out in the field cultivating talent within the Kinetix organization and meeting with clients and partners on a regular basis.  His enjoyment of working with the team at Kinetix and the clients we service is only matched by the pride he takes in seeing our client’s expectations exceeded by the exceptional team he has built here.  Doug lives in Darien, CT with his family.

Shayne Berlo

Shayne Berlo

Executive Vice President

Shayne provides the astute leadership to maximize the strategic focus, operating performance and financial goals of Kinetix and well as develop and implement the core business practices to drive on-time and on-budget deliverables.

With over 26 years in the industry, Shayne leverages his Project Management experience within the International Development community to facilitate industry best practices for each functional area of a scope of work and the delegation of specific authority, responsibility, and accountability across the organization.

Shayne has traveled extensively and performed site and logistics infrastructure surveys in over 100 countries and austere environments. Shayne acts as a liaison between clients and Kinetix staff to insure contract compliance and customer service is maintained at maximum levels.

Susan Tavella

Susan Tavella

Director of Operations, New York

Susan is a 25 year veteran of the relocation management industry with a unique twist, having been with the same core team which has transitioned through three brand identities. She entered the relocation marketplace in 1995, and advanced through roles with increasing responsibility in the Northeast’s leading international moving/forwarding entity. Susan has served in the capacity of General Manager at Kinetix’s CT operation for the past decade.
 
As Director of Operations in Kinetix Connecticut Operations, Susan leads the service delivery team. During her career, she has been responsible for service deliverable to key corporate clients such as the world’s largest Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) and the largest provider of mobility services in the world. Susan’s company focus includes Client Services Relations, ultimate management of sales and operations and P&L oversight for Kinetix New York. Susan’s responsibility is to ensure that all client deliverables are executed in a smooth and efficient manner.
Gregory Sims

Gregory Sims

Director of Operations, Washington D.C.

With over 15 years of international logistics and relocation experience, Greg frequently serves as the operational lead on our clients most challenging projects. As the General Manager of the Kinetix – Virginia office, Greg provides day-to-day direction to our Operation teams while working closely with the Household Goods Manager and Project Cargo Manager to maintain the highest levels of service quality and delivery.

Greg is widely recognized in the logistics industry as one of the few with expertise in both Household Goods and Project Cargo processes. Greg leverages this experience to the benefit of clients via employee/client mentoring, productivity improvements, budget management and business process optimization. Greg’s also serves as the company Export Compliance Officer and provides guidance on policy development, oversight, implementation, risk and security.

Lawrence Brouder

Lawrence Brouder

Global Vice President of Business Development

For over 18 years, Larry has worked within the Global Mobility industry, designing mobility programs for clients in engineering, pharma, telecom, utility, and banking sectors. He also has managed the creation of domestic service delivery platforms, policy consulting services, and international relocation programs. More recently, he has been consulting on global mobility strategy, HR strategy, and expatriate tax programs.

Larry has an advanced level of specialization in international assignment services, domestic and international policy, immigration, and global security and tax components. He spent a number of years as Director of HR Shared Services, managing benefits programs and creating and managing global mobility, business continuity, and global talent management programs. He has also designed expatriate programs and security and pandemic protocols for the nation’s largest privately held engineering firm, and been a consultant on product and business development, business structure and innovation.

Larry is a regular speaker at industry events on topics including Expatriate and Intercultural Programs, Immigration, Global Security, and Pandemic Protocol. He lives in Guilford, CT with his family.