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Meet the Team

American Moving and Storage

Taking the stress out of your move

American Moving and Storage - Taking the stress out of your move

Meet the Team

Kevin Allen

Owner / President / Business Development

Kevin is a native of Savannah, GA and founded American Moving & Storage in January, 2008 with one rental truck and a 20-foot mobile office.  Kevin and the team he has hired have grown American Moving & Storage to a 40 plus strong — military approved — moving and storage company that has maintained an A+ rating with the BBB.  AMS is the exclusive preferred moving company for many Real Estate Agents/Brokers, Builders, Apartment Complexes as well as many commercial contractors as in Hotels, Hospitals, Schools and many other industries.  Kevin is a hands on owner who knows that AMS is only as good as the person moving your items, so he and his team focus on taking care you and their team.  Kevin has over 12-years experience in the Moving and storage business and has done every job that can be done at AMS.  He has an open door policy for all team members, clients and potential clients.

Rick Rau

General Manager / Sales Manager

Rick relocated to Savannah, GA from Maryland in 2009. Since 2009, Rick has quickly climbed through the ranks of Crew Leader, Senior Moving Manager, Warehouse Manager, Local Sales Manager, Sales Manager to General Manager.  This rapid progression was earned through Rick’s unfaltering desire to always put his best foot first.  He truly cares about the team at AMS, our reputation and the people that we serve.  His work ethics and undying energy is unsurpassed.


Gwin Zipperer

Director of Military Operations / Receiving Manager / Claims / Office Manager

Gwin is a native from Savannah and has been in the moving and storage business since 1994.  She first started with Lucas Moving and Storage in Hinesville, GA in 1994. Gwin managed Islands Moving in Savannah, GA from 2002-2006 and then returned to Lucas before joining AMS in 2013.  Gwin has tons of experience in all facets of the moving and storage industry — including but not limited to military relocation operations, move coordination, dispatching, to claims processing, accounting, customer service and many other functions.


Chadwick Gaudry

Director, Human Resources / Director, Warehouse Operations 

Chad is a native of Savannah, GA.  He is also an example of how the administrative team has worked their way up through the different field to gain the experience and knowledge to effectively manage a moving and storage company.  Chad started at AMS in 2009 and has moved from a packer and mover to Budget Truck Rental manager to assistant warehouse manger tot he positions he now manages extremely well.  Chad very effectively manages all Human Resource functions, oversees all warehouse operations as well as dispatching.


Dee Hughes

Interstate and International Relocation Sales Manager

Dee was the very first team member to be hired after American Moving & Storage opened in Janauary, 2008.  Dee has done every job that can be done at AMS. Since 2015, Dee has been the Interstate and International Sales Manager and has been recognized by National Van Lines for outstanding achievements in sales.  Like other team members,  Dee considers AMS family and puts forth unsurpassed effort to protect this family and our clients.