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Leadership

Meet the Team

Rick Smith
Chief Executive Officer

Rick Smith

Rick Smith – Chief Executive Officer

Rick took the helm of Corporate Moving Systems, an agent for United Van Lines in 1987. With the help of an experienced team of industry professionals and the eventual merger with Sullivan Moving & Storage, the CMS companies are quickly becoming an industry leader. Rick serves on the board of UniGroupInc, which is the holding company for United, Mayflower and a number of other subsidiaries serving the moving and relocation services industry. Rick grew up in the Pacific Northwest and attended the University Of Washington School Of Business.

Tami Levinson
Chief Financial Officer

Tami Levinson

Tami Levinson – Chief Financial Officer

In 2000, Tami began her CPA career in public accounting specializing in the moving & storage industry and financial audits. In 2005, Bekins Moving & Storage hired her from public accounting to become their controller. By 2009 she was CFO and a key decision maker for all financial business processes and procedures over their six branch locations and corporate headquarters. Bekins sold their business in 2013 and Tami began working for CMS shortly after as controller. In 2020, Tami was named CFO of the CMS Companies.

Sofia Marr
Client Services Director

Sofia Marr

Sofia Marr – Client Services Director

Sofia Marr is the Client Services Director at the CMS Companies where she oversees the development and implementation of service initiatives which align with the vision and high-quality standards of the organization and create a positive customer experience. Sofia assist with providing world-class customer service to customers and their families throughout the relocation process. Prior to joining CMS Companies, Sofia was an assistant relationship manager at Zions Bank, where she identified needs, presented appropriate financial solutions, and built beneficial long-term relationships with clients. Sofia received her Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Utah, where she received All-American honors for Alpine ski racing. Sofia is also an avid dog-lover and enjoys traveling.

Keith Engel
Vice President and General Manager – Kent, WA

Keith Engel

Keith Engel – Vice President and General Manager – Kent, WA

Keith Engel began working in the relocation industry in 1999 as a driver for Lile Moving & Storage in Eugene, OR. He worked through several positions in operations to dispatcher and then transferred this experience to in-home sales for the company. In 2005 at the age of 33, he was promoted to branch manager. After successfully developing the Eugene branch’s household and commercial moving production lines, he was promoted to manage Lile’s Seattle branch in 2013. While serving as General Manager in Seattle, Keith worked as project manager on some of the largest commercial moves in Puget Sound. His responsibilities included managing Lile’s sales divisions and serving on the executive leadership team. In July of 2019, Keith joined CMS Companies in Seattle to manage the household goods division for the United and Mayflower brands. He is looking forward to using his experience to help CMS Companies continue its strong tradition of success into the future. He has been married for over 20 years to his wife Julie and they love to camp in the Pacific Northwest whenever they can.