Parker Barrett

What does a rocket scientist do for the summer?   

He helps people move! Meet Parker Barrett, a rising junior and Aerospace Engineering major at Virginia Tech and a summer intern in JK’s Government Services Department. So …  what does one have to do with the other?   It started when Parker was 10 years old, and his family moved, using JK Moving to help them relocate. Parker remembers that the move had been a stressful time for him and his brothers, yet, “at the end of the day the crew took some time to stick around with a football to play catch with me and my brothers instead of just leaving.” This small act of kindness really resonated with Parker. To him, JK was more than “just moving stuff.” Instead JK represented someplace that emphasized caring about people as a core to the bottom line. According […]

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Get to Know Phil Philbin, Moving Consultant for Household Goods Division, Maryland

Passion comes in many forms, and Phil Philbin has a passion centered on people—more specifically, helping people. This passion has evolved into what he does today as a Moving Consultant for JK Moving Services: Helping people move. Phil found his calling after college when he realized that he enjoyed interacting with people. He naturally gravitated towards the field of sales and started his first sales job at Vonage. Phil’s strong leadership and public speaking skills helped him cultivate his career and it led him to his current position as a senior sales consultant. In 2015, when Phil was looking for […]

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Joe Pence Biking in Cumberland, MD

Get to Know Joe Pence, Move Consultant for Household Goods Division, Maryland

Joe Pence is a force to be reckoned with. After joining JK Moving Services in November 1996, Joe has risen to become one of JK’s top sales representatives. Joe attributes his success to his persistent, determined, and loyal character. These qualities are also present in his personal life where he enjoys quality time with his wife, Nadine, and children, Trey (30), Alec (27), Drew (22), and Liam (19). Joe’s go-getter determination has helped him throughout both his personal life and in his professional life. Joe has been an avid football fan his entire life, playing for his high school football […]

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Get to Know Rich Stewart, Move Consultant for JK’s Household Goods Division, Maryland

Diverse, optimistic, and curious are just a few words that describe Rich Stewart. These three qualities help make him a highly regarded, successful Move Consultant. Rich joined JK Moving Services in September of 2017 and hit the ground running! He found a real passion for what he does despite having no prior interest or knowledge in the moving industry. “I am able to work with smart, caring clients and teammates.” Rich’s favorite part about working at JK is knowing that he represents a high-quality company that gives customers the peace of mind they need during their move. A highlight of […]

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59,304 Steps for Charity

Today, we’re joined by guest author, Glynnis Swan, who serves as a Senior Team Lead for our sister company CapRelo. Glynnis joined the CapRelo team in July 2017 as part of the company’s acquisition of Conduent’s employee and assignment services business. In her role as Senior Team Lead, she is responsible for managing the Global Assignment Managers who coordinate global assignments and international permanent transfers for CapRelo’s clients. Glynnis also serves as a CapRelo representative on our enterprise-wide Health and Wellness Committee established by JK. The Wellness Committee’s mission is to promote a healthy work environment that enhances the development […]

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JK Team at the Plantathon

JK Employees Team Up to Fight Food Insecurity

A team of JK Moving employees worked together on Saturday, May 18 to help plant peppers during the first annual JK Community Farm Plantathon. The JK Community Farm believes that everyone should have access to healthy and organic food. To that end, the Farm is dedicated to providing fresh, organic fruit, vegetables, and protein to the food insecure. In addition to providing access to healthy food, the Farm provides food education to make future generations in the community aware of the importance of food, where it came from, and how it can impact your health. A healthy diet is a […]

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