Get to Know Our Team

No company is successful with just one person. We have an awesome team of individuals who work together to make your move possible. And, we have a lot of fun along the way.

 
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Joe Gerken - Co-Owner

Joe grew up in Dayton, Ohio, but has called Manhattan “home” for seven years. He is passionate about taking care of customers, getting to know them, and making the moving process easy and stress-free. Outside of work, Joe likes to travel, spend time outdoors, go 4-wheeling, and watch college football. He has a 1-year-old son named Charlie and a German Shorthaired Pointer named Legend who is spoiled like a second child. 

  • Favorite Dessert: Creme brûlée. 

  • Keys to success: Be honest. Treat everyone how you want to be treated.


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Alison Gerken - Co-Owner

Alison grew up in Yankton, South Dakota, but Manhattan has been “home” for seven years. She works full-time as a research molecular biologist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. As co-owner of Flint Hills Moving, Alison oversees compliance and offers endless support and encouragement to her husband, Joe. She loves seeing people happy with the service they provide. In her free time, Alison likes to travel, spend time outdoors, and hang out with family.

  • Favorite Food: Mexican

  • Keys to Success: Tell yourself you are amazing and you can do it. If it doesn't work, make some changes and try again!


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Forrest Scott - Crew Leader

Forrest grew up in Blackwell, OK, but has called Manhattan “home” for the past six years. His favorite part of being a crew leader is helping our customers through the stress of moving. In his free time, he enjoys golfing.

  • Bucket List: Visit every major league park

  • Favorite Movie: 8 Seconds

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Kelly Sloan - Office Manager

Kelly’s hometown is Colby, Kansas. Her hobbies include reading, painting, golfing, and going to concerts. She enjoys providing customers a great moving experience and is proud to work with a team who genuinely cares.

  • Bucket List: Visit every Smithsonian Museum

  • Favorite Food: Cuban sandwiches

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Nick Beach - Team Member

Nick’s hometown is Colby, Kansas. His hobbies include reading, painting, golfing, and going to concerts. He enjoys providing customers a great moving experience and is proud to work with a team who genuinely cares.

  • Bucket List: Visit every Smithsonian Museum

  • Favorite Food: Cuban sandwiches

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Josh Maxwell-Moore - Team Member

Josh’s hometown is Colby, Kansas. His hobbies include reading, painting, golfing, and going to concerts. He enjoys providing customers a great moving experience and is proud to work with a team who genuinely cares.

  • Bucket List: Visit every Smithsonian Museum

  • Favorite Food: Cuban sandwiches

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Mitch Releigh - Team Member

Mitch grew up in Wichita and moved to Manhattan four years ago. He likes to go hunting and has a black lab named Dixie. Mitch has been a crew leader for 99999999 years. If you say “Go Chiefs!” you’ll make his day.

  • Bucket List: Visit Cancun

  • Key to Success: Work hard, play hard.

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Caitlyn Hammond - Customer Experience Specialist

Caitlyn’s grew up in Argonia, Kansas. She has lived in Manhattan for over a year and wishes Call Hall Dairy Bar had longer hours. Caitlyn hopes to one day travel and eat authentic food in every country.

  • Hobbies: Cooking, writing, spending time with her nephew

  • Favorite Drink: Dr. Pepper

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Luke Barlow - Team Member

Luke grew up in Colby, Kansas. His hobbies include reading, painting, golfing, and going to concerts. He enjoys providing customers a great moving experience and is proud to work with a team who genuinely cares.

  • Bucket List: Visit every Smithsonian Museum

  • Favorite Food: Cuban sandwiches