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.
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
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.
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.
MANAGER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
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.
HEAD DISPATCH MANAGER
SPECIAL PROJECTS & LONG DISTANCE
GENERAL MANAGER - CLEVELAND
GENERAL MANAGER - CINCINNATI
GENERAL MANAGER - COLUMBUS
GENERAL MANAGER - LAKELAND
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.
When not in the office, Kristen enjoys spending time with her family, playing video games, and watching/making Tik Toks.