Your Team

Meet the people of Suddath® who coordinate your moves, manage the flow of your products and work on-site to help your organization grow. Our relocation specialists, moving consultants and strategic advisors are experts in their fields, chosen not just for their training and qualifications but for qualities that fit our culture: putting you first, supporting each other and the community and having an attitude of customer service.

Relationship Management

Blythe Cessac

Account Manager, Global Moving Services

Building trusting relationships has always been one of Blythe’s strongest and most valuable attributes. As a Global Account Manager, she creates partnerships that support customer global mobility and relocation programs. Prior to joining Suddath in 2012, Blythe worked in account management for diverse organizations ranging from Fortune 500 companies to startups.
Originally from Houston, Blythe graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Arts in English. When she’s not traveling for work to visit customers, Blythe expresses her personal love of travel by exploring the world.

Global Logistics

Tom Ruede
Vice President of Sales

Tom is a 20-year proven sales leader in logistics, transportation and supply chain management with a focus on the development of processes and planning for Suddath customers. Tom provides our clients with customized services which include solutions for international logistics management, international freight forwarding, domestic transportation, warehousing, distribution and fulfillment for the following industries: retail, restaurant, hi-tech, FDA / food grade and CPG and medical. Tom is passionate about helping our customers and prospects solve their supply chain challenges, and will do whatever it takes to get the job done.

Prior to joining Suddath, Tom held various industry positions in the years following his graduation from Marist College with a bachelor’s degree in Business. In his spare time, Tom enjoys spending time with his family, running and coaching youth lacrosse.

Bob Fruchterman
Senior Vice President, International Logistics

With more than 35 years’ experience in the international transportation and logistics industry, Bob has managed everything from large U.S. government-financed projects in the former Soviet Union to shipping equipment and supplies to the Middle East in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. In his role, Bob is responsible for all international transportation and logistics handled by Suddath including import, export, ocean and air.

Bob also specializes in managing commercial projects in the energy, mining and construction fields around the world. He graduated from the University of Richmond with a degree in economics.

Rae Wisdom
Director of Operations, FF&E

Rae has full responsibility for all FF&E logistics operations. Rae has been a member of the Global Logistics team for over 5 years and brings an impressive background in the logistics industry, including over 20 years’ experience working with Roadway Express/YRC. Rae has donned many different roles during her time with Suddath, maintaining a standard of excellence that serves as a shining example to everyone on the team. From her beginnings working as a LTL coordinator, Rae quickly advanced to more challenging roles, including Dispatch Supervisor, Operations Manager, and now Director of Operations, Rae has and will continue to deliver exceptional service to our clients.

While away from the office, Rae enjoys spending time with her family, especially her first Grandchild who arrived in January.


Hospitality Logistics


Bob Papuga
Senior Vice President, Suddath Workplace Solutions

Bob is a Senior Vice President with Suddath Workplace Solutions.  He has over 35 years of industry experience.  Bob joined Suddath in 2004 with extensive experience in commercial business relocations.  He is currently responsible for Suddath’s large corporate commercial accounts, as well as Suddath’s Hospitality Division.  Bob’s past accomplishments with Suddath include the Viceroy in Anguilla, Ft. Knox relocation, Naval Base Guam Medical Center, and Microsoft.

Bob is a certified by the International Office Moving Institute.


Tony Little
Director of Hospitality Operations

Tony is a career logistician with 30 years of hands-on management experience. He has personally overseen the warehousing, transportation and installation of more than 45,000 guest rooms. Tony has front line experience in both new build and renovation FF&E, and OS&E sectors. Tony has built award winning customer advocate teams to meet the needs of hotel ownership, purchasing agents and general contractors. Tony, has managed both union and nonunion work environments as well as the special requirements for MBE, WBE and government related set off in as both prime and subcontractor roles. Seeing how the industry has evolved helped Tony in his works with IT teams developing proprietary software specifically for the hospitality industry.


Workplace Solutions

Steve Allen
Operations Manager

With more than 20 years’ experience in the workplace industry, Steve has extensive knowledge of the process of managing large-scale commercial moves.

Similar to a coordinator for a residential move, a commercial relocation project manager like Steve handles all aspects of customer service and delivery for a business, institution or medical facility. Moving one desk may be easy enough, but moving 400 desks requires comprehensive planning, management and skill—especially when striving to ensure little or no downtime during the transition.

Steve expertly manages teams of movers to make sure that each relocated employee can be up and running at his or her new desk or office the next day.


Network Operations

Benjamin Moseley

Ben serves as the gatekeeper for the Suddath Atlanta warehouse location. Like an air traffic controller, he directs all the items coming into or out of the warehouse with precision and skill. In his role, Ben makes sure delivery schedules run smoothly and all items are all labeled and stored in the right place within a 176,000-square-foot warehouse.

Ben likes to think of the warehouse as a chess board—where every item in storage needs to be placed correctly to maximize efficiency and space. He loves the fact that no two days are the same, thanks to ever-changing inventory and the overall nature of the business. Ben attended the University of Georgia. Since then his experience has included a variety of positions in the moving industry.

Brian Trenholm
Operations Analyst

Moving everything from Picassos to pianos, Brian has spent his entire 30+ year career in the moving industry. As Operations Analyst for Network Operations, he’s one of the leaders in charge of implementing HighJump, the company’s new enterprise-wide Tier 1 warehouse management system (WMS). His problem-solving skills let him provide the best solutions for intricate warehousing needs with extensive technology requirements across all of our locations. One of Brian’s key functions is developing inventory and storage procedures to maximize efficiency and visibility within the Suddath warehouse network system.

An avid fisherman and hunter, Brian lives in Minnesota, but he relishes every chance he gets to work in the warehouses of sunny Florida.



Michael Morrissey
Long-Distance Driver/Van Operator, Network Operations

Award-winning van operator Mike Morrissey estimates driving over two million miles in his 30-year career, with his longest move spanning from Key West to Seattle. As a conscientious business owner, Mike ensures customers are always happy and their belongings are transported safely down the street or across the country.

Based in Orlando, Mike is on the road more than 250 days a year. Sacrificing precious time away from family, a van operator’s job is challenging yet gratifying. Mike feels that taking care of customers is the most rewarding part of his job. With the belief that van operators are the lifeblood of the moving business, he feels the consistency and exceptional customer service he provides really makes a difference.

Tim Benson
Long-Distance Driver/Van Operator, Network Operations

Tim relishes the time he can trade in his 18 wheels for two. As a Harley owner, the 30-year veteran van operator knows a thing or two about the open road. Nicknamed “Timbo,” Tim listens to country music or Motown to make the time (and miles) pass quickly. He estimates driving more than two million miles in his extensive career and says that helping people move across country and begin their new lives makes it all worth it. His calm demeanor and attention to detail have won him numerous awards for Suddath Driver of the Month and Driver of the Year.



International Residential Moving

Lindsey Sheffield
International Relocation Consultant, Global Moving Services 

Lindsey Sheffield joined the Suddath family in 2007 in an administration role. From there, she has worked in customer service, logistics operations and finally moved to a relocation consultant position in 2014. Having gained experience in so many different roles within the industry, Lindsey is better able to foreshadow potential issues that may not be immediately identified during the planning stages of the move. This helps make for a more positive and stress-free relocation experience for her customers. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time with her family.

Mike Johnson
International Relocation Consultant, Global Moving Services 

Mike graduated with a degree in Transportation from Robert Morris College in Pittsburgh, PA in 1983.He has been in the international moving business ever since and has been involved in every aspect. In addition, he has traveled the USA and the globe extensively getting to personally know most of the partner agents and suppliers we work with daily. These personal connections are helpful in keeping the business running smoothly and taking care of our clients. Mike specializes in international relocations to Central America, Africa and the Caribbean, but is well versed in all countries.

Pamela Martin
International Customer Service Counselor, Global Moving Services 

After relocating to Florida in 1998, Pam took a seasonal role with Suddath while she decided if she wanted to stay in the property management field or not. As Pam’s skill set became known, her responsibilities grew and is now this temporary job has lasted almost 20 years! After learning the billing, claims and routing processes for shipments, Pam is now working in customer service which is a great fit for her, as she is genuinely excited about helping people with their international relocation, and to guide them through the process.

Carolyn Perez
International Pricing Analyst, Global Moving Services

Carolyn has been in the industry for a little over five years. Coming from a customer service and operational background, Carolyn offers pricing, insight and knowledge to our customers. She provides the best routes to move their belongings, while reducing cost and maintaining quality. Carolyn takes pride in providing excellent customer service and truly fulfilling their needs. She looks out for our customers and sets them up with a successful move.