Moving Ahead Services is a locally owned and operated moving company with offices in Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, and Lakeland. Moving Ahead Services has an extensive professional background in residential and commercial moving, storage, real estate, and all additional related services for local, long-distance and international relocations. The experts here at Moving Ahead Services provide an affordable, trusted solution for residential and commercial moves in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Florida, and beyond.

Our number one focus is to provide the best customer service, along with moving expertise, for every single move we complete. Moving Ahead Services’ customers, whether moving around the corner, across the US or the globe, can expect to experience a smooth transition. Our talented team of movers and administrative staff understand every aspect and stressor in a move, and diligently provide moving services on schedule and within budget.

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Mission: To maintain a strong focus on sustaining high employee morale, competitive pricing, one-stop-shop relocation solutions, and the highest levels of customer service
Vision: To be a national leader in all aspects of relocation
Purpose: To ease the stress of relocation.
Core Values: Ethical business practice and being a solid role model for my family, peers, and employees


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Jeff Collins is a Northeast Ohio native, and a veteran military police officer for the United States Marines. Collins founded Moving Ahead Services in 2005, completing roughly 50 moves in the first year of business. Today, Moving Ahead Services has grown to have multiple offices, and completing tens of thousands of residential and business moves each year. Despite the unrivaled industry growth, the core principles of operation remain centered around integrity, customer service, employee development, and community involvement.

Collins built Moving Ahead Services from the ground up, focusing on the highest standards for customer service and support and nurturing strong employee relationships. Forming key ties with industry organizations as well as local and national charitable organizations has allowed Moving Ahead Services to maintain a growing presence in the community and in our industry as a whole.

moving ahead services, About UsADAM GURWELL


Adam Gurwell joined the Moving Ahead Services team in the field in 2013. Excelling in productivity and customer service, he quickly grew to take on additional responsibilities. Since then, Adam has nurtured relationships with our teams and our customers, leading him to take on the Long Distance Management role for Moving Ahead Services.

Adam currently works with each of our offices in Ohio to maximize efficiency and results, while searching for new opportunities to provide the best services to our current and future customers. His thorough understanding of practical applications coupled with innovative thinking provides for unparalleled strategic support for our initiatives as well as regulatory demands.

moving ahead services, About UsAMANDA WARDER


Amanda graduated from Ohio Northern University with a degree in graphic design. Amanda oversees all of the accounting, HR, and administrative duties at Moving Ahead Services. When Amanda is not running the office she spends time outdoors attending concerts and hanging out with her family and pets.

moving ahead services, About UsTAYLOR HOPE


Taylor joined the team in 2014 and worked his way up to his management role. Taylor oversees the day-to-day operations in Cleveland along with handling dispatch matters throughout all of our locations. His job entails scheduling, paperwork, surveys, handling claims, working/supervising in the field, and recruiting new employees.

moving ahead services, About UsAARON CARLSON


Aaron is our Special Projects and Long Distance Coordinator and handles dispatch calls from customers and our moving team. He assists with making sure our teams are on track and know their schedules for the days. In his free time, you can find him spending time with his family or catching a Cleveland sporting event.

moving ahead services, About UsCHRIS SYDLO


Chris has been with the company for 5 years but joined full-time in 2019 as the fleet and warehouse manager. Chris recently settled into the GM role in 2021. In his free time he enjoys riding motorcycles, working on classic cars, and hanging out with his kids.

moving ahead services, About UsMIKE WOOD


Mike oversees the day-to-day operations in Cincinnati. Mike joined the team in February of 2019. He is responsible for scheduling, submitting paperwork, surveys, claims, and upkeep of everything local in Cincinnati. He also hires his crew which includes working/supervising in the field and training new members. Mike enjoys riding his Road King on long-distance rides with friends when time permits, he loves the wind therapy.

moving ahead services, About UsJUSTIN RAMEY


Justin joined the team in May of 2019 and handles Business Development at Moving Ahead Services. Justin aids the team with day to day sales inquiries and works closely with our business customers. Justin is also a United States Coast Guard Veteran and in his free time, he coaches the Swim Team at Eastlake North High School.

moving ahead services, About UsKAYLA KAMPPI


Kayla is part of our sales team and customer service, she can assist every customer through every phase of the relocation process, from the first phone call to questions and even moving day, Kayla is here to assist with the process. Out of the office, she loves the outdoors and you can find her traveling, or spending time with her family.

moving ahead services, About UsHEATHER BOLING


Heather comes from a background handling various customer service and sales-related responsibilities. She joined us in February as one of our sales reps, whose main responsibilities include answering incoming calls, coordinating moves for customers, and handling follow up calls for potential customers. She has since transitioned over to our Long Distance Sales/Customer Service Team Lead.

Heather and her family are a very big sports family, she enjoys watching both her boys play travel baseball year-round and football in football season! Aside from sports she enjoys country music and 2000s R&B, and loves watching shows like 911 and The Resident when she’s not rooting her boys on or scheduling moves.

moving ahead services, About UsKRISTEN SCHUPSKA


Kristen is a sales associate whose main responsibilities include answering incoming calls, coordinating moves for customers, and handling follow up calls for potential customers
When not in the office, Kristen enjoys spending time with her family, playing video games, and watching/making Tik Toks.

moving ahead services, About UsDENEEN REYNARD


Deneen joined the team in September of 2019. Deneen is a part of the administrative team helping our Regional Manager and Accountant with day-to-day tasks. Deneen enjoys spending time with her family and is training in jujitsu.

moving ahead services, About UsPHIL TOWNSEND


Phil helps with all aspects of payroll, entering job information correctly to verify weekly/monthly revenue, helping with month-end duties, collections from past due/storage customers, and other accounting relating duties. In his spare time, you can find him pumping iron in the gym.

moving ahead services, About UsBRANDON FAVORS


Brandon has been with us since May 2019, he joined the dispatch team in October 2020. He handles the majority of the dispatch matters daily amongst all of our branches. Brandon's job entails making daily schedules for our crews, making sure all notes for jobs are accurate, making confirmation calls, supervising what goes on in the field, and collecting payments. At some point during your move you have most likely heard Brandon's voice over the phone. In his free time, he is most likely spending time with family, playing video games, or detailing cars.

moving ahead services, About UsBEAR SYDLO


Bear manages the Warehouse in our Cleveland HQ, ensuring that storage enters and exits safely. Bear helps maintain our truck fleet, which includes maintenance, decaling, and safety checks. Bear is known to step up and handle anything that's needed for our moving team and customers.