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Women’s History Month: A Corporate Spotlight Recap
The moving and trucking industry isn’t known for being home to many women business owners and employees, but that doesn’t stop them from joining the network of thousands of professional movers across the nation. Arpin is lucky to call several women their own, both via corporate positions and through agencies that carry the brand name. […]
Women’s History Month: Stacey Willis Makes Moves
Jaymie Shook: Thank you for taking time to talk with us, Stacey! Will you tell us what your history with The Wheaton Group is? Stacey Willis: I came to Wheaton direct in 2013 and left in 2016 to pursue an opportunity to do executive pack and loads for an international relocation company. I returned to the Wheaton system with Boerman, a Bekins agent, in May 2019. JS: We’re glad […]
Women’s History Month: Femmes Make Firsts with Pat Schilling
Chelsea Hugunin: Thanks so much for speaking with us again, Pat. Remind us, please: what’s your history with The Wheaton Group? Pat Schilling: I am The Wheaton Group’s first female Driver of the Year. CH: Yes! Such a proud moment. How did you get started driving and when? PS: When I went into recovery from addiction nine years ago, a […]
Women’s History Month: Sharon Dietrich – Mom, Mover and More
Sharon Dietrich is the definition of a hard worker. Raised in the moving and storage industry, Sharon has known moving her entire life. Lawrence H. Roush, Sharon’s father, started a local moving company named Parma Movers in 1951, and Sharon watched the family business grow as her parents navigated business ownership from their kitchen table. They booked moves with a pencil and pad […]
Women’s History Month: Nina Steel of The Country Picker
Jaymie Shook: Hi Nina, thank you for taking the time to talk with us! What’s your history with The Wheaton Group? Nina Steel: I started working for The Country Picker Moving part-time in early 2020 as a packer and mover. I was then hired full-time and got into their driver training program. I am currently […]
Women’s History Month: Heather Maiden, Olympia Moving & Storage
Jaymie Shook: Thanks so much for offering to share your story with us, Heather! What’s your history with The Wheaton Group? Heather Maiden: I became an owner-operator in 2019 with Wheaton. Once arriving at Wheaton, it felt like I was finally home and everyone was like family. In 2020, we transitioned to Olympia Moving & […]
Women’s History Month: Ambar Gonzalez, Breda Moving & Storage
We appreciate Ambarr A Gonzalez for spending some time giving our network insight into her life as a single mother on the road. Jaymie Shook: What’s your history with The Wheaton Group, Ambar? Ambar A Gonzalez: I have been part of WVL since 11/2020. I just recently became certified and I love it! I have […]
Women’s History Month: Gloria Pugh, AMWAT smashes glass ceiling in Florida
The Professional Movers Association of Florida (PMAF) has recently announced that the association’s Board of Directors unanimously elected Gloria Pugh – co-founder of AMWAT Moving Warehousing Storage, an interstate agent for Wheaton World Wide Moving – to serve as PMAF President for the 2021 – 2022 year. This vote marks a historic event for PMAF, […]
International Women’s Day: The Wheaton Group Spotlight
It’s International Women’s Day! In an industry people think of as driven by men, we’re proud of the women leaders, drivers, managers, and salespeople who add so much value to our network. Each of them makes strides daily to make the moving and trucking industry more inclusive while providing a different perspective on issues, policies, and more. We […]
An International Women’s Day Reflection
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Yesterday, the world celebrated International Women’s Day (IWD). Across social media, empowering quotes and photos were shared along with encouraging messages. Overall, IWD is an uplifting day filled with champagne and inspiration; however, it can be simultaneously humbling.
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