Sylvia S. Ehrlich, SCRP
Intrepid Relocation International/The Intrepid New Yorker LLC
On every level in the Global Mobility world— regional, national and international— Sylvia is a sought after expert, speaker, trainer, author and workshop leader. An industry icon, Sylvia is a charter inductee to the RELO® Hall of Fame, graduating from WERC’s first CRP course receiving the designation in 1990. She is the recipient of numerous industry awards including the “Going the Extra Mile” service award from Relocation Resources, Inc., as well as Meritorious Service and Distinguished Service Awards from WERC for her efforts and commitment to the relocation industry and the Global HR News Communicator of the Year Award 2015. In 2016, Sylvia was awarded SmartCEO’s Brava! Women’s Leadership Award. She has appeared on Good Morning America (ABC) and has been featured in the real estate and business sections of The New York Times, Crain’s, USA Today and other publications.
From her own experiences as an expat, she decided to specialize in international relocation. She launched Westchester Relocation Services, the award-winning division of Randolph Properties in 1982. Sylvia then opened her own relocation company in 1995, merging with The Intrepid New Yorker in 1997 which is now the award-winning Intrepid Relocation International.
She has served on the board of the Westchester Human Resources Management Association (WHRMA), chapter of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) and continues to chair the International Human Resources Special Interest Group (IHR-SIG). She has served on the Board and in Committee positions for various relocation related organizations.
She studied psychology & sociology at SGWU (now Concordia University) & McGill University in Montreal. Sylvia speaks many languages, has lived on several continents and enjoys Canadian, American and Russian citizenships. She is passionate about her seat on the board for The Children’s Dream Foundation of Hudson Valley, an organization that works to insure hospitals and first responders have appropriate medical equipment and training for pediatric care.