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 17 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.

Stephanie and Justin Clarey

Stephanie has been part of the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK family since 2003 and Justin joined in 2013. In 2015, they began working toward becoming franchisees and they completed the transition in 2019.

Christian Irskens
Operations Manager

Christian Irskens is the Operations Manager for TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Columbus. He has lived 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 six different positions, four of which have been in management.

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®.

Austin Perry
Dispatch Manager

Austin Perry of Reynoldsburg joins the leadership team as dispatch manager. He started with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®, Columbus two years ago as a mover/driver and proven himself as a Manager in Training over the past year. He enjoys hiking, camping, kayaking and movies.

Dakota Hruby
Quality Assurance Manager

Dakota Hruby has been with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK for three years. He started as a part-time crew guy and worked his way up the ladder until his most recent promotion - quality assurance manager. He enjoys working for TWO MEN AND A TRUCK and believes it's a great place to work hard and get rewarded for your work. He has a degree in exercise science from Wilmington College and to follow suit in his spare time he enjoys going to the gym and staying active.

Brody Olson
Claims Manager

Brody Olson is originally From Chillicothe, Ohio. He has been with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK for 3 years in multiple rolls including, Driver, MIT, Dispatch and currently as our Claims Manager. Brody is a Philadelphia Eagles fan and in his free time he enjoys cooking, grilling, spending time with his fiance, his friends and his family.

Joe Church
Fleet Manager

Joe Church is our new fleet manager. He started with the company as a driver in May 2017 and became a Manager in Training that fall. His leadership and detail-oriented approach to the job set him apart.

Justin Lashley

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.

Cory Weddington
Human Resources Administrator

Cory Weddington is 24 years old, born in Columbus, Ohio and raised in Cleveland. Cory started with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® as a mover in 2017, and came back to work as a Customer Service Representative in 2018 and then accepted the position as Human Resources Assistant. He majored in Aviation and Air Transportation at The Ohio State University. He enjoys everything about airplanes and the aviation industry as well as music, drumming, friends, family and his two dogs and two cats.

Chris Nelson
Customer Service Representative

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.

Brooke - customer service representative
Brooke Hokes
Customer Service Representative

Brooke Hokes is 23 years old, born in Cleveland and raised in Columbus, Ohio. Brooke has been with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® since 2018. She was a college athlete and double-major in Criminology and Sociology with a minor in Psychology at Capital University. She loves hanging out with friends, swimming, cookouts and being competitive at everything she does.

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.

Robyn Magana
Customer Service Representative

Robyn Magana is 29 years old and was born and raised in Mansfield, Ohio. She moved to Columbus after college and began a career in the restaurant industry. Robyn thought restaurants were going to be her career until she left they industry in 2018 to join the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK team. Since leaving the restaurant industry, she has excelled and has a new career with the company. Outside of work Robyn has two little girls, who she adores. They all enjoy camping, fishing and doing ample amounts of crafting projects.

Ashlie Toppin
Customer Service Representative

Ashlie Toppin was born and raised in Newark Ohio. She has lived in Texas, North Carolina, and Colorado (her favorite place to live). Ashlie has two beautiful daughters who are both full-time competitive dancers. Ashlie has recently purchased her first home and In her free time she loves to dance, fish, and go to amusement and water parks!

Caleb Oakes
Customer Service Representative

Caleb is originally from Florida. He started here at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK in May of 2019. He previously worked as a lifeguard in the Gulf Coast. Caleb's dream home is back on the beach in Florida!

Chaprice Washington
Customer Service Representative

Chaprice Washington is a proud mother of three children. She was born and partially raised in Brooklyn New York. She has most recently relocated from Youngstown Ohio, down here to Columbus. Chaprice was a school bus driver for 5 years, and has had other customer service positions such as home health care and telemarketing before becoming a member of TWO MEN AND A TRUCK. In her free time Chaprice loves to spend time with her family and try to come up with fun creative activities to do with her kids and significant other. Chaprice considers herself patient, kind, silly, and extremely driven.