Meet Our Executive Team
Michael Keller, Founder and CEO
Utilizing his vast industry knowledge and experience, founder and CEO, Mike Keller continues his personal commitment to maintaining the reputation of Paramount Transportation Systems as an organization that provides the highest quality services at a fair market price. It is this commitment that makes the company a universal industry example of how reaching for perfection leads to rapid success.
Prior to founding Paramount Transportation Systems, Mike worked within the global moving services industry in both Germany and the United States, holding positions of increasing responsibility throughout his career.
Grace Bishar, Co-Founder & CFO
Grace Bishar is the co-founder and CFO of Paramount Transportation Systems.
She began her career in the international transportation services industry as a Move Coordinator based in Carlsbad, California. Through perseverance, drive and an adventurous spirit, she has become a successful entrepreneur and has helped build Paramount Transportation Systems into the thriving business it is today.
Grace earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree at Eastern Michigan University, majoring in Strategy and Control Management. Grace has over 24 years of experience in the relocation industry.
Robert Cormier, Group Director, Strategic Development
As Group Director, Strategic Development, Robert’s dedication to ensuring that our valuable customers relocating assignees receive the highest level of service, stems from his personal experience as an expatriate, and an understanding of the difficulties involved with relocating a family. Robert has 18 years’ experience as an expatriate, having lived in Saudi Arabia, Hong Kong, Singapore & Malaysia, most of which was with his wife and 3 children, and has over 22 years of experience in the relocation industry.
In 1991, Robert worked for a Saudi Arabian International moving company based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He was then recruited to open a new office located in San Diego for a large International freight forwarder. In 1997, Robert went on to work in various Director roles in Asia for a company which grew from 7 offices when he joined, to over 126 offices Worldwide when he departed. He has now found a home at Paramount where he is currently based from our Raleigh office as our Group Director, Strategic Development. Robert is a Worldwide ERC Global Mobility Specialist (GMS) and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Suffolk University in Boston, MA.
Mark LaBrie, Managing Director, Boston, MA Office
As the Managing Director of Paramount’s Boston, MA service center and warehouse facility, Mark’s responsibilities include managing the daily administrative and logistical operations for relocating domestic and international clients.
Mark has been with Paramount since 2006 and is an industry veteran with over 40 years of experience. Previously he served as the Managing Director of a Massachusetts-based international moving company and prior to that as Director of International Logistics at a leading moving and storage company.
Brian Goates, Vice President/General Manager, Reno, NV Office
Brian Goates, Vice President and General Manager of operations for Paramount’s Reno, Nevada service center, is responsible for the management of all operations and service delivery to Paramount’s domestic and international corporate clients.
With deep roots and almost 30 years in the relocation and move management industry, Brian has extensive knowledge and experience in delivering reliable, best value service to human resource and procurement managers.
Keith Waters, Vice President of Sales, New York, NY Office
In 1985, Keith started his career working for one of the largest international moving companies in the world. He rapidly became a leader of their sales team and was extremely instrumental in their success and growth.
In 2001, Keith joined Paramount Transportation Systems. He helped open up Paramount’s very first branch office and moving and storage facility in NYC. His experience, knowledge and tireless efforts has contributed enormously to Paramount’s rapid growth. Going on 33+ years of experience in the transportation industry, he continues to lead the NYC branches sales efforts. He has served on many organizations over the years, such as SHRM and ERC, and he continues to support many organizations affiliated with global mobility.
Keith has been married for over 30 years and has raised two children. He enjoys playing sports in his free time.
Robin Schrader, General Manager, San Marcos, CA Office
Robin Schrader is the General Manager of Paramount Transportation Systems’ San Diego headquarters.
Robin has 23 years of experience in the international relocation industry, the past 21 years of which have been with Paramount Transportation Systems. Robin was Paramount’s 3rd employee and has happily trained over 100+ more. She has contributed to the success that Paramount Transportation Systems has achieved from day one. Her commitment, dedication and continued support of the corporate office, it’s branches, subsidiaries and sister companies is endless.
Robin’s background prior to joining the international relocation industry was in finance.
Brandon Ang, Client Services Manager, Singapore, SG Office
Brandon Ang is Paramount’s Client Services Manager in Singapore. He and his team are responsible for customer service for Paramount APAC. Brandon brings with him more than 15 years of international relocation experience and has held various roles that have equipped him with a strong knowledge and understanding of the moving business. He takes great pride in exceeding customers satisfaction.
Brandon received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree at Evangel University and his MBA degree from Missouri State University, both located in Springfield, Missouri.