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Meet The Team

 

Steve Barton
General Manager
Steve has been with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® since 2002. He has held three different Senior Management positions over the past 13 years as a Senior Operations Manager, Senior Sales Manager, and current to date a General Management position. In his current position he meets with senior department managers to monitor progress on key issues and projects as well help plan and implement strategies. Along with this, he ensures operational compliance of every type for local, state, and federal governing bodies as well as PUCO and corporate office compliance.
Samantha Lanese
Human Resource Manager
Samantha Lanese has been with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® for over 3 years. Starting out as an HR Intern for a summer she proved she was a valuable member of our team and quickly become our full-time HR Assistant Manager. Her current position as Sr. HR Manager has her busy handing employee information, benefits, BWC, recruiting and more. Samantha enjoys the daily fast pace environment. In her free time, Samantha enjoys working on home improvement projects, and taking her giant bloodhound pup for walks.
Brett Phillabaum
Human Resources Assistant Manager
Brett Phillabaum has been with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® for almost 6 years holding multiple different positions, including Mover, Customer Service Representative, Manager In Training, and Quality Assurance Manager. Currently, as Human Resources Assistant Manager his main job function is grass roots recruiting, local businesses, posting flyers, job fairs, etc. Some other functions would include enrollment of employees onto company medical and dental plans, conducting orientations and new hire paperwork, as well as, processing unemployment claims on termed employees. What he enjoys most about his current position is being able to spend time with new hires during orientation and getting to know them. By he himself once sitting in the seat that the new hires are currently, he feels that he can really connect with them and show them that it really is possible to advance within TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®.
Christian Irskens
Claims Manager
Christian Irskens is the Claims Manager for TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Columbus. He is 26 years old and has resided in Ohio his entire life, Go Bucks! He has a love for duck hunting and bass fishing. He also enjoys country music and a good baseball game. He has worked for TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® since February 2010 and has held five different positions, three of which have been in management.
Dan Davis
Quality Assurance Manager
Dan is the Quality Assurance Manager at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® . He has been employed with the company for 3.5 years. He enjoys playing and watching sports, especially the Ohio State Buckeyes. He also enjoys spending time with kids and traveling the country and spent four years in the United States Army out of high school. He previously held a driver and trainer position. In his current position he handles safe lifting, paperwork and overall training. His goal is to become a senior manager at the company in the near future. He is a dedicated, high energy worker who is easy to get along with and loves to share knowledge about himself and his expertise. He has an open door policy if anyone has questions or concerns he is here to help!
Justin Clarey
Senior Operations Manager (Future Owner)
Justin manages and supports our dispatcher, fleet department, quality assurance, claims, and satellite office as well as find ways to challenge operations to be more efficient and better than we were the day before. In addition, he is always looking for ways to make our employees and overall department become better to continuously move people forward. He enjoys the first two hours of his day because he gets to spend time with the movers and help get their day started. Every morning he thinks about the quote by Jim Rohn, “ Either you run the day, or the day runs you.”
Stephanie Clarey
Senior Sales Manager (Future Owner)
Stephanie oversees the productivity of the sales and marketing team while making sure we are successful in achieving our goals and planning what we need to do in the future for continued growth. Overall -she supports the team and makes their day better, by helping problem solve and coaching. Her favorite part of the workday is the beginning of the day because she can look forward to what the day holds and what she can to do to help our customers. She also likes the end of the day to reflect on what transpired, how we pushed ourselves and what results we were able to achieve and what we can do tomorrow to improve. Her favorite quote is "This is the beginning of a new day, you have been given this day to use as you will. You can waste it or use it for good. What you do today is important because you are exchanging a day of your life for it. When tomorrow comes, this day will be gone forever. In its place is something that you have left behind. Let it be something good."
Justin Lashley
Sales Administrator
Justin began working at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® in March of 2015 as a CSR and moved into an administrator role in August 2015. Outside of work, he designs his own board games and card games, and sells them online and at local stores. He also works in freelance illustration, graphic design, and animation. He married his wife, Adriana, in May of 2015, and they live with their two dogs in Gahanna, OH.
Jake Smock
Business Moving Consultant
Father, Husband, Brother, Son. Jake has worked at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® for 4 years and is currently the Sales Floor Supervisor for the Columbus franchise. His favorite times are spent on his patio with friends and family, anytime he can spend with his son, Jude. He likes watching Ohio State play football on Saturdays. Go Bucks!
Chris Nelson
Sales Floor Supervisor
Chris Nelson is 28 years old, born and raised in Columbus Ohio. He has been with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® for 10 years in the sales department. Chris loves spending time with his 16 month old daughter, working out, fishing, and snowboarding. Chris grew up playing soccer and football and is now an avid Ohio State and Cleveland Browns fan.
Eric Green
Outside Sales Consultant
Eric has been an employee of the Columbus, Ohio franchise since 1997. He started part-time as a driver/mover/trainer while attending school. He was on trucks roughly 3 years before moving into a management position. He has since held various positions from dispatcher, branch manager, Head of Operations to his current position as IHC - In-Home Consultant.
Brian Shroyer
Operations Assistant
Brian has been employed at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Columbus over 5 years total. He has the held positions of Mover, Driver, Fleet Manager and present position of Operations Assistant. He enjoys spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren. Any extra time is spent on sporting events, traveling, or baking for the family and friends.
Zach Young
Fleet Manager
Zach has worked at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® for 7 months. Prior to becoming Fleet Manager, he held driver/mover positions. He has a wife and two boys. His hobbies include guitar/vehicular modification and maintenance. He absolutely loves working for this company!!
Brody Olsen
Dispatch Manager
Brody Olsen is originally from Chillicothe, Ohio. Since starting the MIT program with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® he feels he has truly learned what it means to be part of a team. He feels he has taken in a lot from our great managers and is more than confident that this program has developed and sharpened his skills to take his career to the next level. He is truly grateful for the opportunity. In his free time, Brody likes to hunt, fish, play Xbox and watch football.
Brooklyn Hill
Human Resources Administrator
Brooklyn has been a part of the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® team since August of 2016. She really enjoys being able to interact with people and learning all things pertaining to human resources. In her spare time her two favorite hobbies are working out and knitting. She one day desires to go to graduate school and get her masters degree in Human Resources. She is very excited to learn, while helping grow TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®!
Jonathan Golab
Moving Consultant
Jonathan is originally from Nashville, TN and has been a Moving Consultant since March of 2016. He comes to TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® after a stint selling tickets for Columbus Crew SC. He loves sports, all things theater, the University of Dayton, and taking some time to relax with friends. He is excited to see what the future holds with the company.
Richard O'neil
Moving Consultant
Richard was born in Detroit, Michigan and has been a Moving Consultant since July 2016. Richard is a huge fan of writing, reading, and movies, and of course hanging with friends and family. Richard comes to us from a local leasing agency here in Columbus and is looking forward to the future growth of our business and what he can offer to assist in meeting company expectations.
Blair Bowers
Moving Consultant
Blair is originally from Sidney, Ohio. He has been a Moving Consultant for TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® since March of 2017. In his free time he enjoys watching Ohio sports, grilling in the backyard, and spending time with friends and family. He is very excited to see what the future holds with the company!
Alexander Baker
Customer Service Representative
Alexander has worked with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® for two years. He started as a mover and driver and is now trying something new as a customer service representative. He's always looking for ways to grow. He enjoys working out, spending time with his children and watching the Buckeyes.

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Kid-friendly cardboard DIY crafts for the holidays

December 11, 2017
-Project by Cat Armstrong and Anna Stephens The holidays are the perfect time to stay in and craft with your little ones. These crafts are simple, low cost , and offer tons of creative freedom for your kids! Grab your cardboard boxes and let’s get started!Continue Reading