Tony was born in Germany on a U.S. military base. He moved back to the Toledo area when he was a kid, and since then he’s always considered Ohio home.
One of his first jobs while attending Lake High School was with a moving company. After working there for a short time, he realized our community needed a high-quality moving company, so he started his own while taking business classes at Owens Community College. After a few successful years, he sold his first company and founded MVM Moving and Storage.
Since then, he has been focused on taking care of customers, building a solid reputation in the industry, while focusing on business growth and development. As a small business owner he doesn’t get much downtime, but when he does, he always spends it outdoors, fishing on Lake Erie or with his friends and family.
Ben was born in Toledo and has lived in the area his entire life. He has been with MVM for quite some time, experiencing the evolution of the business. He has worn many hats throughout the process, from being on a crew, training, managing labor and office staff, estimating, fleet maintenance, development of companywide procedures, aiding with starting other locations, to now overseeing all company wide operations while trying to help advance the company into the next location or project. He has a lot of pride in MVM as he’s built many customer and employee relationships over the years. He looks forward to seeing what the future has in store for us.
Outside of work, he likes to remain busy with friends and family. On a sunny weekend, you can catch him boating, camping, or just enjoying everyone’s company. He also has been serving the community as a firefighter since 2003. Ben has a wife and two children that keep his family busy with different activities and sporting events.
Brian was born in Toledo and has lived in the area his entire life. He came to MVM Moving in 2014 initially to help create some new marketing materials. He was quickly offered and accepted an opportunity overseeing company-wide marketing, advertising, accounting, and technology projects.
Stop by one of our four offices on a weekday and you’ll typically find him making sure everything is running smoothly behind the scenes. Outside of work, he enjoy being outdoors, especially spending summers out on the water, traveling across the U.S. and Europe, and hanging out with my family and friends.
Derek started his career at MVM in 2015. He remembers his first day on the job — one of the hottest August days he can ever remember — he knew it was the right one for him. He’s always believed having a good attitude and strong work ethic will carry you far in life, no matter what line of work.
Over the years he’s held a couple positions at MVM, including mover, driver, and crew leader. As the lead estimator, he puts together moving quotes for clients. He likes to tailor the estimates to their needs. He takes pride in building strong relationships with customers.
Outside of work, Derek enjoys restoring old Ford trucks, hanging out with family, and working out.
Brian was hired by MVM in 2020 as Director of Quality Assurance, following a three-year stint running another local moving company. He was born and raised in Toledo and graduated from Boston College in 2009 with a degree in Economics. Brian has extensive professional moving experience, in addition to a prior career in finance, real estate and business management.
Stacy was hired at MVM in 2017 to fill a new role in human resources, but she quickly found herself interacting with clients, in addition to fulfilling her daily tasks. She was then promoted to dispatcher. Stacy helps MVM stay compliant with electronic logs. She’s spent her career working with local Toledo businesses in their accounting and human resource departments, previously to working for MVM.
Having grown up in the Toledo area, her interests reflect the natural surroundings and she can be frequently found camping, kayaking with her kids, or enjoying Lake Erie or one of the many parks in the area.
Trinity was hired at MVM in 2020 to manage the HR Department. After studying entrepreneurship at Eastern Michigan University, she found that business is a great fit and now has a degree in Business Administration. Trinity keeps herself quite busy outside of work—she has an almost 2-year-old son, loves working out, is a part-time photographer, and enjoys spending time with her family in her downtime.
Eric joined MVM in September of 2019. He manages the sales team and also serves as the manager of business development. Eric holds a Public Relations degree from Concord University in Athens, WV and brings over 10 years of experience with him. You can find him spending a majority of his spare time with his super awesome 12 year old daughter. He is also locally known for making some amazing beer and taking selfies with his vegetable garden which some would say he is overly proud of.
John joined MVM in March of 2019. His daily tasks revolve around ensuring MVM’s customers receive the highest level of customer service as well as the right amount of movers and trucks, at the right time! John bosts a Bachelors degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Miami University in Oxford, OH graduating in 2014. When not booking moves, John enjoys sailing.
James joined MVM in 2015. He was hired in as a mover. Since then he has been promoted to our Toledo warehouse manager. James manages the warehouse inventory, preps the movers with the correct supplies and equipment, and also cleans and stocks our fleet of trucks. Outside of work, James enjoys relaxing and spending time with family.
Lance started working at MVM in 2016 as a sales professional. His initial job roles included sales, estimating, and dispatching. MVM quickly realized that Lance was growing quickly to take on additional responsibilities.
After working in the Toledo office for about a year, he was offered the Branch Manager position at our Columbus location. He loaded up his belongings and moved to the Columbus area in 2017. Working as Branch Manager has been an exciting and rewarding experience for him. He feels he has found his niche in a company full of hardworking and dedicated people who do great work.
James started working for MVM in 2012, quickly learning and motivated to work. He worked at the Toledo location during the early stages of his career here. Ultimately, moving to Columbus to be the head mover. He has helped implement a good level of quality and workforce. Once the Columbus location was in need for an Assistant Manager, James was quickly offered the position. He helps with labor management, phone sales, and estimates.
Ryan started working at MVM Moving in 2012, eager to work and help build the company from day one. He has held a variety of positions, like mover, phone sales, and in-home estimator. His years of experience as a mover and in these other positions has helped him serve MVM’s clients better and will come in handy every day as he took on the role of Branch Manager of our Fort Wayne, Indiana, location in 2018.
He currently lives in Fort Wayne with his wife and two kids. His family continues to inspire him to work even harder to provide a great life for them. In his spare time he enjoys family time, fishing and working with his hands.