Meet Our Chicago Office Movers Team
The Chicago Office Movers team below was selected based on their experience and outstanding performance in Office relocation. Our crew leader, lead supervisor, and account executives have a combined 150+ years of commercial relocation experience. Our team understands the sensitivity and magnitude of office relocations; they have proven themselves to be knowledgeable with handling furniture, equipment, and getting the job done with our employed movers and drivers.
Luis Toledo, President & CEO
Office: (847) 621-5180
Luis Toledo brings over forty years of management and industry specific experience to the Chicago Office Movers’ team. Early in his career, Luis the Mover was a sought-after employee and was requested by name. He saved up to purchase his first moving truck and start Mid-West Moving & Storage. Today, Luis has grown both Mid-West Moving & Storage. and Chicago Office Movers into organizations that collectively have performed over 150,000 successful moves in 37 years. Always striving to improve, Luis added to his long-time career by completing an Executive Program from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.
Luis is a member of the Board of Advisors of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago. He actively gives back to the community through volunteering his time and also donating to Move for Hunger which partners with local moving companies to stock local foodbanks. He also has a passion for reducing his company’s carbon footprint by recycling unwanted items left after a move and donating used furniture to help improve lives in Nicaragua and Guatemala. In his free time, Luis enjoys skiing, sailing and spending time with his family.
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Jeff Polen, Senior Project Manager
Office: (847) 621-5181
Cell: (815) 823-2699
As Chicago Office Movers’ Senior Project Manager, Jeff brings 27 years of industry experience. Jeff’s credentials include several Project Management Certifications: Department of Transportation (DOT) drug and alcohol certified; a Motor Carriers Brokers license; and a producer’s license for life, casualty, health, and fire in the State of Illinois. Jeff specializes in supporting clients in the government and educational industry clients. In his spare time, he pursues courses and certification programs.
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Karen Vanee, Business Development Manager
At Chicago Office Movers, Karen is our Business Development Manager and resident celebrity. A Radio Personality and Morning Show Co-Host for almost 35 years, Karen built up her network while working at 9FM (99.9) in Chicago, 95.9 The River in Naperville/Aurora, and 105 The Crossroads in Woodstock/Crystal Lake. Today she “opens the door to opportunity” for Chicago Office Movers. Outside of work, Karen volunteers at numerous charities in the community and at one time served as a mentor to a local teen. In her free time, Karen likes to watch movies with her Mom who, at 94, never stops learning & growing…something that Karen tries to emulate.
Kari-Ann B. Ryan
Kari-Ann B. Ryan, Corporate Brand Ambassador
Office: (847) 621-5176
Cell: (312) 497-3203
At Chicago Office Movers, Kari-Ann is our Corporate Brand Ambassador. As the master of visibility, she is responsible for all things Branding and Marketing related. Kari-Ann comes to us with experiences in Marketing for a multi-brand and multi-location company, the service industry, non profit marketing event planning and fundraising, and retail management. She is an Ambassador and past chair of the Ambassador Committee for the Schaumburg Business Association, the Events and Programs Team Chair for the GOA Regional Business Association, a member of the Elk Grove Village Chamber Board of Directors, and past chair and top fundraiser for the Northwest Suburban Walk To End Alzheimer’s.
Kari-Ann received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from Western Michigan University. She is Master Certified in Constant Contact Email Marketing and has held numerous social media training classes.
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Kenneth Stone, Senior Commercial Manager
Office: (847) 621-5177
Ken Stone has a proven sales and project management background in relocation, logistics, and commercial moving. He is skilled and experienced in space planning and installation, with local, national and global experience. With over 21 years’ experience in the industry, Ken has established loyal account relationships and pays close attention to detail and on-time performance, resulting in increased business and referrals based on trust, superior service and follow through.
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Robert Deignan, Controller
Office: (847) 621-5154
Robert Deignan, as the Controller for Chicago Office Movers, manages all aspects of the internal accounting processes and a team of 4 others. He is responsible for the company’s financial reporting, cash management, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, bid review and analysis, budgeting, tax compliance, and various special analyses.
Robert has been with Chicago Office Movers for 5 years, in the moving industry for 10 years total and a financial manager for over 15 years. With his extensive knowledge of the industry, corporate accounting, company consolidations, and process improvement and documentation expertise, he brings a structure and solid financial foundation to the company.
Robert has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and a Masters of Science in Accounting from Loyola University. He is married with two children and is a bowling enthusiast and avid league participant for over 15 years. t.
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Kevin Reinhardt – Manager of Technology and Process
Kevin maintains and supports all hardware and software technology needs for the company and staff both internally and externally. He is an expert in technology process efficiency, mobility, and proprietary industry software solutions. Kevin manages multiple internal workflows that govern the day to day business and feed all processes and departments.
He supports all department managers in evaluating processes, workflows and campaigns running through the company. Kevin has been with the owner for 9 years and with COM since its inception. He is in the IT field for over 15 years total. He is an Excel master and a trusted problem solver. He also has a programming background including java. Kevin has a bachelor of Science in Computer Science from University of Central Florida and is a Boston Terrier rescue dad and enthusiast of the breed.
Dominick Shanholtzer – Senior Commercial Relocation Manager
Dom Shanholtzer has been in the relocation business for the past 30 years. Starting in the industry as a mover and trailer driver, he has moved through the ranks of dispatch, operations and sales. He specializes in facility services in national accounts including but not limited to relocation , furniture sales, decommissions, CAD drawings, racking services and Project Management.