As President of Orbis International Inc. Patricia’s 20 year background as an entrepreneur spans both the travel industry and relocation. She specialized in Incentive Travel and developed Special Interest Tours for a large travel agency in Toronto as well as created a Destination Management company (Event/Meeting Planning) for an Incentive Travel House. She served a 3 year term on the Advisory Board of Sheridan College Travel and Tourism and developed and delivered seminars specializing in Travelling as a Single Parent, Travelling with a Handicap and Travelling with Parkinsons Disease. Her current objectives are to travel across Canada with her friend toy poodle “Mitzy” and to develop Special Interest tours for Grandparents and Grandchildren.
Patricia has also worked with Fortune 500 companies assisting in the relocation of their employees across Canada as well as internationally. She has worked with over 4000 families to help them ease the transition of their relocation. She has been an international speaker focusing on How to Survive a Relocation, Moving with Children and Managing Change and Transition. Her article “Women on the Move” earned her an Editorial Award with the Canadian Employee Relocation Council.
Currently Patricia is President of the Canadian International Relocation Network which is a network of independent relocation professionals based across Canada providing a wide range of relocation services to both corporations and individuals seeking assistance in relocating to, from and within North America or worldwide destinations. Patricia is also actively involved in the pet industry, designing and manufacturing Doggie Spa Towels and Rain Slickers.