As Vice President of Client Development, Rita consults with corporations to evaluate their mobility needs, as well as the financial impact and strategic direction of their relocation and global mobility programs. She focuses on relocation/mobility policies and processes, and leverages the results of industry benchmarks and best practices to recommend competitive programs that embrace the organization’s culture. Her experience with human resources, talent management, finance, supply chain and operations gives companies a knowledgeable, trusted resource, backed by the service professionals at NEI for a true partnership team.


Rita first joined NEI as a Client Relations Manager, where she worked with client contacts to create cost effective, compliant and creative solutions to enhance the relocation process for both clients and relocating employees. Her compassion and ability to customize programs to best fit the client’s culture and needs enables her to provide Service Exceeding Expectations at all times.

Rita began her relocation career in 1996 and has held many roles including Client Services Representative, Resource Manager and Director, Client Services. Prior to joining NEI, she served as Director, Client Services, where she had direct responsibility for client relations, account strategy, policy consultation, trend analysis and problem solving. She was also responsible for presenting to existing and potential clients, as well as implementing new client policy.

During her time as a Client Services Representative, she was responsible for guiding transferees throughout the entire relocation process and counseling on multiple programs including marketing assistance, home sale, amended value sales, home buyout, home finding, temporary living, expense tracking, marketing inventory properties, and coordinating the transportation of household goods.

She is a licensed real estate salesperson and has earned the Certified Relocation Professional and Global Mobility Specialist designations from the Worldwide ERC®, of which she is a member. She holds memberships with the New Jersey Relocation Council, the New York Council of Relocation Professionals and has served as panel expert for the Midwest ERC Summit. Rita earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Management.

Rita quickly earns the respect and confidence of those with whom she works. Listed below are a couple quotes she has received from clients:

  • “Rita is a consummate professional with the highest of integrity. She works hard for both her company and her client.”
  • “Rita’s expertise in relocation services is exceptional. I could count on her to provide sound, consistent and fair advice regarding the application of our relocation policy keeping the employee as well as the company in mind.”

Rita Wahl

VP, Client Development

Eastern Region