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Thursday, September 17, 2015

MTV News: This Small Moving Company Is Taking Huge Strides Against Domestic Abuse

Prepare to believe in humanity again: central California-based moving company Meathead Movers has teamed up with non-profit Good Shepherd Shelter to shepherd (literally) victims of domestic violence from their abusive situations…for free.   Read More...

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

People.com: California Moving Company Helps Victims of Domestic Violence Flee Their Abusers for Free

For many victims of domestic violence, escaping an abusive situation is a terrifying prospect. Even if individuals can overcome the emotional and psychological obstacles, there are the logistical considerations like managing to pack up and get out when time and resources are often limited.    Read More...

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Popwrapped: Meathead Movers Will Move Abuse Victims For Free

Meathead Movers is not your typical moving company. What makes them different? Well, just about everything. Aaron and Evan Steed started Meathead Movers in 1997 when they were high school athletes looking to make a little money on the side. The ‘little money’ consisted of $20 and a pizza back then. Their business started to grow, hiring more student athletes to bank on their brawn and work ethics   Read More...

Saturday, September 12, 2015

BullHorn: Awesome Moving Company Helps Women Leave Abusive Homes at No Cost!

Leaving any abusive situation is emotional and traumatic, but imagine how difficult of an ordeal it might be when one has to pack and move, too. Thanks to a moving company in California, women – or men – seeking to leave an abusive living situation no longer need to face the daunting task alone.   Read More...

Thursday, September 10, 2015

True Activist: When a victim of domestic abuse needs assistance moving - and fast, this California-based company comes to the rescue.

Leaving any abusive situation is emotional and traumatic, but imagine how difficult of an ordeal it might be when one has to pack and move, too. Thanks to a moving company in California, women – or men – seeking to leave an abusive living situation no longer need to face the daunting task alone.    Read More...

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Good News Network: This Moving Company Helps Women Leave Abusive Homes At No Cost

Hundreds of women have Aaron and Evan Steed to thank for coming to the rescue. These owners of a California moving company have volunteered to complete the move for them, free of charge.   Read More...

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Movers.com: This Moving Company is Relocating Victims of Domestic Violence for Free

The California-based moving company Meathead Movers has decided to use their business to give back to the community, relocating victims of domestic violence for free.   Read More...

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Inquisitr: Professional Movers Step Up To Help Victims Of Domestic Violence By Offering To Move Them For Free

Being in an abusive relationship is a difficult and painful situation. Far too often, women stay with abusive boyfriends or husbands because they have been isolated and feel like they have nowhere to go or no one to turn to. If they do leave, most women need to do it quickly and while their partner is at work or just not home.   Read More...

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Jezebel: A California Moving Company Will Move Domestic Abuse Victims At No Cost

Leaving an abusive home situation can be extremely difficult due to a myriad of obstacles, including financial abuse. One California moving company is aiming to help those in need by doing an awesome thing: providing free moving services. Meathead Movers, a company based in central California, has partnered with domestic abuse non-profit organization Good Shepherd to help victims escape their situations.   Read More...

Thursday, September 3, 2015

LA Weekly: Moving Company Will Help You Leave An Abusive Partner For Free

Abusive relationships often involve deep psychological ties and habitual living that's hard to escape. But one of the other key hurdles to leaving an abusive partner is the real, physical work of packing up and getting out.   Read More...

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Bustle: Meathead Movers Help Victims Of Domestic Violence Leave Their Abusers--For Free

As much as people love to complain about humanity's never-ending descent into moral decay, there are some amazing acts of kindness out there. Take this California moving company, for instance. Meathead Movers is helping victims of domestic violence get out of abusive situations — for free. If that doesn't do a little to restore your faith in humanity, you have some strange priorities.   Read More...

Thursday, July 23, 2015

The Tribune: SLO's Meathead Movers to hire 200 employees at its offices

Meathead Movers of San Luis Obispo is seeking to hire 200 employees by year-end at its four offices — nearly doubling the current staff of 200 part-time and 50 full-time workers. The San Luis Obispo office has about 80 employees, including half who work part time.   Read More...

Monday, July 6, 2015

The Fresno Bee: Meathead Movers wants to hire 50 Fresno-area student athletes

Highlights: Company also hiring in San Luis Obispo, Camarillo and Santa Ana. Job incentives include gym, massages, computer labs and flexible schedules. Model employees earn rewards such as TVs, grills.   Read More...

Monday, April 27, 2015

ABC 30 Action News Fresno: Meathead Movers to Help Relocated Victims of Domestic Violence

A moving company new to the Fresno area has struck a deal to do some potentially life-saving work for abused women and children.   Read More...

Friday, April 24, 2015

The Business Journal: Meathead Movers Partners to Help Domestic Abuse Victims

The moving services that Meathead Movers is providing these women and children — both fleeing from an abusive situation and helping them move out on their own for the first time since being abused — is extremely valuable.   Read More...

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Inc. Magazine: 10 Ways Successful People Deal With Stress Differently

Quick wins from successful entrepreneurs and CEOs who have built multi-million and multi-billion dollar companies.   Read More...

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

KSEE 24 News: Meathead Movers Adds Jobs, Helps Domestic Abuse Victims

A new moving company in town is giving student athletes jobs and now helping victims of domestic violence.   Read More...

Friday, March 13, 2015

Business Rockstars: Interview with Aaron Steed

CEO of Meathead Movers, Aaron Steed, joins us in the studio for an awesome Rockstar CEO segment. Aaron shows us some different (successful) business tactics and approaches. Meathead Movers is a moving company that hires student-athletes as movers.   Read More...

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

SLO-based Meathead Movers expanding to Central Valley

Meathead movers, a San Luis Obispo-based moving company is expanding. The company announced this week it is opening up a new location in Fresno.   Read More...

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Meathead Movers Hiring in Fresno

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Moving can be a chore, and finding good movers can be an even bigger challenge. That's why one California company is tapping into student athletes to fill the need. I visited the company's new Fresno location -- where they're now hiring. And well... they're looking for a bunch of meatheads.   Read More...

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

SLO-based Meathead Movers expands to Fresno

A San Luis Obispo-based moving company focused on harnessing the strength of student athletes recently expanded to cover the Central Valley by opening an office in northwest Fresno.   Read More...

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Meathead Movers: In the Black

Along with his brother Evan, the Steeds dropped out of college and jumped head first into making their dream a reality. Started in 1997 the company has come a long way but these two local boys remain as grounded and humble as all their employees.   Read More...

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Entrepreneur Magazine: Entrepreneurs Name the Worst Trends of 2013

At this years Empact Showcase some of the honorees were asked what trends of 2013 they’d most like to see wiped off the face of the earth.   Read More...

Friday, November 8, 2013

7 Moving Tips To Make Your Next Change of Address Stress-Free and Totally Organized

7 go-to moving tips on making your next relocation quick, easy and organized!   Read More...

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Journal Plus October Issue: Give it all You've Got

Meathead Movers, started in 1997 by Aaron and Evan Steed, has grown to be the largest moving company in California. However, Meathead Movers success could not have been achieved without the dedication, creativity and passion of its employees and owners.   Read More...

Friday, October 4, 2013

LA Weekly: Best Moving Company in Los Angeles

After a long time of growing their presence in LA Meathead Movers has finally has been recognized as the BEST moving company in Los Angeles.    Read More...

Friday, September 27, 2013

KSBY: Meathead Mover Gets Recognized by the White House

As part of answering the President’s challenge, Meathead overhauled its Appearance and Professionalism training to help all of its young employees build the confidence and skills to serve discerning clients, lessons from which employees reap benefits long after their job ends and can use in their future endeavors   Read More...

Monday, August 26, 2013

Pacific Coast Business Times: Meathead's Next Move - Targeting OC Market

Meathead Movers is expanding to Orange County! Aaron and Evan Steed explain what sets Meathead Movers apart from other moving companies and how that contributes to their success.   Read More...

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Santa Maria Sun: Best of Northern Santa Barbara County

Meathead Movers is honored to accept the title of Northern Santa Barbara County best voted moving company for another year. We always strive to provide the best and most professional moving service in California. We are extremely proud of this great accomplishment and are pleased to share this sterling review with our valued customers and colleagues.   Read More...

Friday, August 16, 2013

Santa Maria Times: Stuff the Pet Food Pantry

The fourth annual “Stuff the Pet Food Pantry” event aims to raise food and supplies for the Humane Society. It’s sponsored by the Stuff the Pet Food Pantry volunteers, the Santa Maria Valley Leadership Class of 2010 and Meathead Movers.    Read More...

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

edible Magazine: Tips for Wine TLC

Take a tour of Meathead Movers new wine storage facility and get some helpful tips on how to store your wine properly.   Read More...

Friday, July 12, 2013

Times Press Recorder: Avila Festival Celebrates Wines

The Central Coast Wine Classic has chosen the Meathead Movers Wrestling Club from San Luis Obispo as one of its beneficiaries for the year of 2013.   Read More...

Friday, June 14, 2013

Fox News: These Hunks Mean Business

Across the nation, moving companies are taking a new spin on the business by employing bright and eager college students. Not only do these companies provide their employees with valuable work experience, but they offer students the opportunity to get involved in their communities, hone their business skills, and much more.   Read More...

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Forbes: What Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Get Wrong: 7 Lessons From The Rest Of The Ecosystem

A Handful of successful business owners including Aaron Steed give advice to entrepreneurs on how to grow a profitable business outside of the rush of Silicon Valley.   Read More...

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Ventura County Continues to Sponsor 20th Anniversary Casa Pacifica Angels Wine & Food Festival

Year after year sponsors come together to support Casa Pacifica and the Ventura County Families in Need and Meathead Movers returns this years as one of those sponsors.   Read More...

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Hallmark Channel: Ask the Moving Experts

Mark and Cristina of Hallmark Home & Family ask moving experts how to accomplish a smart, safe and successful move.   Read More...

Thursday, May 2, 2013

New Times: Reds and Whites Without the Blues

Aaron Steed, CEO of Meathead Movers, has begun offering private, personal wine storage at his San Luis Obispo facility on South Higuera Street in San Luis Obispo.   Read More...

Sunday, April 21, 2013

They Are More Than Just a Bunch of Meatheads

The success story of Aaron and Evan Steed's entrepreneurial endeavors.   Read More...

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

7th Girl's Night Out funraising event.

Once again, the United Women’s Leadership Council will partner with Meathead Movers to put on its 7th Girl's Night Out fundraising event. The proceeds will be used to benefit female foster youth living in Ventura County.   Read More...

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Meathead Movers Sponsors 28th Annual Dole Great Race of Agoura Hills

Meathead Movers sponsors 28th annual Dole Great Race of Agoura Hills, which includes two half marathons, a 10k and 5k and the Kids Mile.   Read More...

Monday, March 18, 2013

KSBY: Meathead Movers Wrestling Club is Chosen as a Beneficiary

Nearly a dozen local charities are set to get nice financial shots in the arm come fall after being chosen as beneficiaries of this year's Central Coast Wine Classic, including Meathead Movers Wrestling Club.   Read More...

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Meathead Movers Returns as Sponsor of the San Luis Obispo Marathon, Half Marathon + 5K

The athlete movers of Meathead Movers, who jog when they're not handling your household or office items, will help support race day logistics for the Second Annual San Luis Obispo Marathon, Half Marathon + 5K races.   Read More...

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Entrepreneurs Spread the Word

More than 300 budding businessmen and women poured into the theater at San Ysidro High School recently to attend a high-energy, interactive seminar on entrepreneurship.   Read More...

Saturday, October 27, 2012

McWatters wins Meathead Movers Invitational again

Victor Valley College 174-pound sophomore Ryan McWatters earned the Meathead Movers Invitational award of excellence Saturday after going 4-0 and winning his weight division for the second year in a row. McWatters won two matches by technical fall and two by major decision to improve his season record to 16-0. Only once has an opponent scored an offensive point against the Sultana graduate.   Read More...

Monday, October 15, 2012

Moving on Up – How a Pager and $100 Turned into a Multi-Million Dollar Company

Meathead Movers CEO Shares Success with Young Entrepreneurs - Aaron Steed was just a high school junior when he and his younger brother realized a big problem as student athletes, work was hard to find with their busy schedules due to their commitments to school and sports. The brothers were helping parents of a friend move when they discovered that moving someone's belongings was a great workout and they enjoyed doing it.   Read More...

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Local business owner appears on Chelsea Lately on E!

A local business owner is grabbing the attention of national TV talk show host Chelsea Handler. Aaron Steed appeared on late night's Chelsea Lately on the E! Channel Tuesday evening.   Read More...

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Meathead Movers featured on U.S. SBA's website

Meathead Movers is the only SLO County small business featured in a new U.S. Small Business Administration Web initiative: “Small business owners speak.” A page on the SBA website carries short promotional videos profiling small businesses that have benefited from SBA loans.   Read More...

Monday, October 1, 2012

Abel Maldonado backed by U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The endorsement was announced at Meathead Movers office on South Higuera Street in San Luis Obispo by Carol Hallett, a former state assemblywoman from San Luis Obispo County who now works as a counselor for the Chamber of Commerce.   Read More...

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Models hit catwalk for Casa Pacifica

Casa Pacifica Angels will present the 11th annual “Spotlight on Style” fashion show fundraiser on Sat., Oct. 6 at the Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village A champagne reception will open the festivities. Guests can visit boutiques to purchase accessories, clothing and gifts. Employees of Meathead Movers will greet and direct guests, and assist during the luncheon catered by the Four Seasons’ gourmet kitchen.   Read More...

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Meathead Movers Looking To Hire For New School Year

Meathead Movers in San Luis Obispo is looking to fill more than 25 positions. The company tells Central Coast News the jobs are available for the new school year. The company is looking for "meathead" movers and "princess" packers.   Read More...

Friday, August 31, 2012

Helping Clothe Children in Need

A venture that provides thousands of Central Coast students with clothes, backpacks and school supplies every year was sparked by a simple effort to help one family. On Aug. 25, the core of the nonprofit moved into a 4,000-square-foot building in San Luis Obispo with the help of Grizzly Academy students and Meathead Movers.   Read More...

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Local Companies Get National Attention For Growth

Local company Meathead Movers has made a list of the fastest growing in U.S. Inc. Magazine puts out the list each year and Meathead Movers made the 2012 500/5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in the US for the first time.   Read More...

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Meathead Movers Makes Inc. 500 List

The 2012 Inc. 500|5000 list was unveiled in the September issue of Inc. magazine, and takes a comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy America’s independent-minded entrepreneurs.    Read More...

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Achadjian honors Meathead Movers

A moving company begun 15 years ago as a side job by a pair of brothers in high school that grew to employ 150 people has been named the Small Business of the Year by a local legislator.   Read More...

Monday, June 11, 2012

Featured Merchant: Meathead Movers

For ‘Families in Business Week’ (June 11-15), Groupon would like to highlight a duo of athletic brothers that have turned their high school part-time jobs into a nationally-recognized furniture moving champion (with the trophy room to prove it).   Read More...

Monday, June 11, 2012

Meathead Movers Are Honored As Small Business Of The Year

Meathead Movers was honored today as the 33rd Assembly District Small Business of the Year. San Luis Obispo Assembly Member Katcho Achadjian praised the company for being a great example of hard work and dedication.    Read More...

Friday, April 27, 2012

Some Central Coast Businesses Actively Recruiting Young Workers

It's a tough time for young people to find work, the unemployment rate for the age group 16 to 24 is at a near record high. But... some Central Coast businesses are actively recruiting young workers.   Read More...

Friday, April 20, 2012

Ventura County employers add 3,300 jobs in March

An estimated 3,300 jobs were added last month, and 1,100 were in the nonfarm sector, with professional and business services leading the way. Also, the February employment estimate was revised upward by 800 positions.   Read More...

Friday, April 20, 2012

Meathead Movers going strong

Following the “Great Recession,” many businesses closed their doors; many employees became unemployed. However, for 15 years, a local moving company has been growing.   Read More...

Monday, January 9, 2012

Meathead Movers Sponsors the San Luis Obispo Marathon, Half Marathon + 5K

slomarathon.com - The athlete movers of Meathead Movers, who jog when they're not handling your household or office items, will help support race day logistics for the Inaugural San Luis Obispo Marathon, Half Marathon + 5K races. Meathead Mover trucks and athletes will haul thousands of pounds of products to locations on the 26.2 mile course and the SLO Life Expo.   Read More...

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Cambrians Spread The Joy: Troop Support Services Effort Reaches Around The Globe

The Tribune - Holiday spirits were lifted in far-flung corners of the globe, thanks to Cambria Youth who converged at the Veteran’s Memorial Building in November to pack over 300 individual gift boxes and 20 large containers, donated by Meathead Movers, with children’s toys.   Read More...

Thursday, December 29, 2011

More than muscle

Pacific Coast Business Times - The Empact 100 list, which is in its inaugural year, honors companies ... who are making a positive impact on the economy. Meathead has hired student athletes from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, UC Santa Barbara, Cuesta College, Moorpark College, Hancock College and other schools in the region to operate its 32 trucks. Meathead’s ultimate goal, Steed said, is to change the moving industry.   Read More...

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Diversification Into Self Storage Can Only Lead to Success

Extra Space Storage - In the U.S. diversification into the self storage industry has led not only to more success, but recognition from the White House. Meathead Movers started out in 1997 as a way for some high school buddies to make some cash. Over a decade later they are still going strong and have expanded into the self storage industry as well.    Read More...

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Meathead Movers Recognized By White House

KCOY - Meathead Movers, which is based in San Luis Obispo, is one of only 100 companies that were named on the inaugural "Empact 100 List." It's an elite list of young entrepreneurs that were selected by the Obama administration for their ability to inspire other young entrepreneurs.   Read More...

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Meathead Movers in San Luis Obispo Honored by White House

Extra Space Storage - The White House honored a moving company based in San Luis Obispo as one of 100 companies that impact the economy and inspire young budding business people to start their own business. The criteria required to make it on the Empact list includes being a 30 year-old (or younger) U.S. entrepreneur, have a business with an annual revenue of more than $100,000, and provide jobs for others.    Read More...

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

CA Self-Storage Owners Recognized in Empact 100 List

Inside Self Storage - The owners of a self-storage facility in San Luis Obispo, Calif., were recently honored at the White House as one of 100 companies that inspire young entrepreneurs. The inaugural Empact 100 List recognizes companies run by entrepreneurs age 30 or younger with annual revenue of more than $100,000. Brothers Aaron and Evan Steed own Meathead Movers and Meathead Mini Storage.   Read More...

Saturday, December 10, 2011

SLO’s Meathead Movers saluted by White House

The Tribune - Meathead Movers of San Luis Obispo was recently recognized at the White House as one of 100 companies who impact the economy and can inspire young entrepreneurs to start their own businesses.   Read More...

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Meathead Movers starts with muscle power to grow company with 32 trucks

Ventura County Star - Aaron Steed and his brother Evan were in high school in the 1990s when they decided they had to figure out a way to make some money. "We were both student athletes," Aaron Steed said. "We had to find something that was flexible because of our schedules, and we came up with the idea of helping people move."   Read More...

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Volunteers prepare fixings for the feast

The Tribune - Volunteers filled 'Meathead' boxes for 50 families with everything they’ll need for a Thanksgiving feast for 15 to 20 people: a 20-pound turkey, stuffing mix, potatoes, yams, dinner rolls, marshmallows, apple pies and fruit.   Read More...

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Local sports briefs: Rams wrestlers take down invite title

The Fresno Bee - Defending state champion Fresno City continued its unbeaten roll this season, dominating the Meathead Movers Invitational at Cuesta College.   Read More...

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Leadership program to hold pet food drive

Santa Maria Times - A leadership program class is spearheading its second campaign to feed furry, four-legged friends in the Santa Maria Valley. Various Santa Maria and Orcutt locations will have collection boxes through noon Friday for “Stuff the Pet Food Pantry” donations for the Santa Maria Valley Humane Society.   Read More...

Monday, April 18, 2011

"Girls' Night Out" Offers a Pampered Evening for a Good Cause

Ventura County Star - Scott Patterson, Ventura County Branch Manager for Meathead Movers, said they are proud to work with United Way to help raise money for such a worthy local cause on behalf of the United Women’s Leadership Council. “Especially in these times, we feel it is important to find a way to give back to the community for those who need it most,” he said.   Read More...

Saturday, April 9, 2011

Meathead Movers-A lesson in bootstrapping

CalPolyEntrepreneurs.com - Aaron Steed, founded Meathead Movers with his brother Evan when they were still in high school. Pretty impressive if you ask me. They bootstrapped the business from the ground up and now is revolutionizing the moving industry.   Read More...

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

New Times - It was a dark and stormy night

Box City didn’t come with a set of blueprints or guidelines. Or a cushy budget that would allow us to throw money at problems that arose along the way. Make no mistake: Dancing in a moving truck is an absolute blast. I highly recommend it. But I spent most of the day trudging through the rain with generators and bamboo, with the guarantee that the effort would amount to anything at all.   Read More...

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

New Times - Box = tops!

My first stop is the Japanese teahouse truck, where I kneel on the floor as a kimono-clad Amy Asman, a staff writer for the Sun, our sister paper in Santa Maria, serves me tea and wasabi-coated peanuts. Lit with tiny tea candles and Japanese lanterns, with fresh bamboo shoots decorating the wall, it feels nothing like sitting in a moving van. It would almost feel relaxing—except a guy in a gorilla suit wearing an orange safety vest is sitting across from me, glaring.   Read More...

Thursday, February 24, 2011

New Times - Thinking inside the box!

“No, I will not be fat Elvis and marry people at your Las Vegas wedding chapel-themed Meathead Movers truck,” says I to New Times Managing Editor Ashley Schwellenbach, who is once again trying to rope me into one of her cockamamie schemes, this time involving themed moving trucks parked at a “secret location,” which I will now reveal without fanfare:   Read More...

Monday, January 31, 2011

Why it's OK to let customers gripe on your website

Step by Step Marketing.com - Did a customer just post a negative comment on your website? Were you taken aback? If so, relax. If you treat negative comments the right way, they can become powerful tools for winning over customers. That’s the lesson from Meathead Movers, in San Luis Obispo, Calif. Meathead, which staffs its moving crews with clean-cut college athletes, lets customers say anything they want on the comments page of its website.    Read More...

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Heritage Oaks Bank - The Meathead Movers Story

We started Meathead Movers in 1997 when we were 17 and 15. With a pager, strong backs, a willingness to please, and a large group of friends, we began moving furniture after school and on weekends, whenever we didn't have sports practice.    Read More...

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Cal Poly, Meathead Movers Sign Corporate Partnership

"Having Meathead Movers sponsor Cal Poly wrestling is a huge step for our program," added Mustang co-head coach Mark Perry. "Our athletes and coaches could not be more thankful for their support in helping us move toward the top."   Read More...

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Ventura County Star - Meatheads sing to raise funds for United Way

For the month of December, Meathead Movers, in conjunction with their partnership with the United Women’s Leadership Council and United Way of Ventura County, sang Christmas carols to people within the county for a $100 donation to the United Women’s Leadership Council.    Read More...

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

920 KVEC - Shelter Opens At Arroyo Grande High School

The Red Cross, a member of San Luis Obispo County Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (SLOVOAD), received assistance from Meathead Movers to transport supplies to the shelter. Salvation Army is on standby to provide assistance with breakfast, if needed. County Animal Services has provided transportation for 2 dogs and 3 cats and has made additional crates and food available. New Life Community Church of Pismo Beach provided clothing and WalMart donated water, towels, socks and t-shirts.   Read More...

Monday, December 20, 2010

CBS - 5 Ways to Market Your Business Smarter, Faster, and Cheaper

Meathead Movers, a San Luis Obispo, CA moving company that employs student athletes, features employees on its website and allows customers to choose their own moving team.   Read More...

Thursday, December 16, 2010

The Acorn - ‘Meatheads’ to raise funds for foster youth

Meathead Movers is raising funds for Ventura County’s female foster youth. In conjunction with the United Women’s Leadership Council and United Way of Ventura County, three “meatheads” will sing Christmas Carols to friends, relatives or colleagues at any location in Ventura County between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays.   Read More...

Monday, December 13, 2010

Meatheads Make Merry Holidays for Residents at Assisted Living Residences

“We’re now in our third consecutive year of singing carols and bringing Christmas cheer to people in assisted living residences,” said Aaron Steed, president/CEO Meathead Movers. “It has been a great experience cheering up those who might be having a hard time during the holidays with a merry song or two, which is why we’re continuing the tradition. Our employees have really embraced our vision of reaching out to the community and helping people.”   Read More...

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Spreading some cheer: Meathead Movers' Holiday Surprise Serenade

"Give a memorable, charitable gift to help female foster youth in our county! For a $100 donation to the United Women's Leadership Council, three clean-cut young "Meatheads" will deliver a memorable (although not always on key) holiday caroling experience to your loved one, friend, or colleague."   Read More...

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Rarig Construction: A Look Back at the Construction of Meathead Movers and Mini Storage

Derek Senn takes a look back to 2008 when Aaron and Evan Steed purchased the old 84 Lumber property and began construction of what is now Meathead Movers and Mini Storage.   Read More...

Monday, October 4, 2010

Montecito Journal - High Esteem Tea

"Domestic Violence Solutions (DVS) again held its sold-out successful High Esteem Tea at the Biltmore, which was a lovely way to enlighten guests about a difficult subject."   Read More...

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

First Moving Company To Publicly Share All Customers Feedback Online

Meathead Movers is now making all of its customer reviews publicly available online.   Read More...

Friday, September 24, 2010

Pacific Coast Business Times - All grown up

"Meathead" is a pejorative term for a muscled, iron-pumping young man who pounds protein shakes like water and plans his day around the gym. But at Meathead Movers, it means providing students, many of them athletes, with a means to pay for college. "We take a lot of pride in being able to say that we provide student-athletes with a job through college," Steed says.   Read More...

Friday, July 2, 2010

Santa Maria Times - Lots of help for animals

"Weeks of preparation and promotion resulted in the collection of more than 100 bags of pet food along with toys, treats, canned food, collars and leashes."   Read More...

Friday, June 25, 2010

Meathead Movers & Mini-Storage . . .To Protect What’s Worth Keeping

"Meathead Movers...have revolutionized the moving industry. And this year, they’ve set out to revolutionize the storage industry, too."   Read More...

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

SantaMariaTimes.com - Food drive to benefit shelter animals

"Over the next week, a fundraiser for the Santa Maria Valley Humane Society aims at bringing that pure passion to the animals in the local no-kill shelter."   Read More...

Sunday, May 9, 2010

Santa Barbara News-Press - OUT and ABOUT : Steed and Roehrig to lead DVS board

Aaron Steed and Claudette Roehrig have been named board co-presidents for Domestic Violence Solutions for Santa Barbara County.   Read More...

Friday, April 30, 2010

Tribune - Biz Buzz: Meathead Movers growing and going

Meathead Movers is moving — and expanding. Its owners will relocate their corporate headquarters and on May 25 open Meathead Mini Storage, a new line of business that will lease 703 storage units plus additional space to the public.   Read More...

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Night for girls to raise funds for female foster youths

Next Monday, student athletes in tuxedos will serve cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at the Candlelight Kitchen and Bar in Ventura to help female foster youths.   Read More...

Monday, March 15, 2010

Ventura County Star - “Girls’ Night Out” Fundraiser Offers a Pampered Evening for a Good Cause

"For one night only, employees of Meathead Movers will replace their uniforms with tuxedoes and moving boxes with martinis to assist the United Way of Ventura County’s United Women’s Leadership Council."   Read More...

Sunday, January 24, 2010

KCOY - Meathead Movers Step up for Haiti Relief

"Supplies will soon be on their way to Haiti from generous residents on the central coast."   Read More...

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Ventura County Star - Moving company collecting items for Haiti

"Brenda Kerth and her dog, Cutter, pulled up to the Camarillo warehouse where Aaron Steed and his band of Meathead Movers were collecting toiletries Thursday to be sent to victims of the Haiti earthquake."   Read More...

Monday, January 18, 2010

Cal Coast News - Meathead Movers collecting for Haitian relief

"The staff at Meathead Movers are packaging and sending relief supplies to Kansas City for Heart to Heart International to send on to Haitian earthquake victims."   Read More...

Thursday, January 7, 2010

New Times - Downsizing? Think storage.

“We are using the latest technology and surveillance systems to ensure the highest level of security for our valued clients who store their belongings with us.”   Read More...

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

The Tribune - Biz Buzz: Tribune announces Top 20 Under 40

"Annual awards — chosen by local foundation — honor those who have demonstrated excellence in their field and strong commitment to community service"   Read More...

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Cal Coast News- Union Attempts To Strong Arm Meathead Movers

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Thursday, November 19, 2009

Thousand Oaks Acorn - Leadership Council nets $7,000

"...Meathead Movers served nearly 110 patrons at Fiamme Restaurant and Bar in Thousand Oaks during the recent Girls’ Night Out, which raised more than $7,000...for the United Way of Ventura County"   Read More...

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

SLO-Business.com - Meathead Mini Storage begins 84 Lumber building transformation

Meathead Mini Storage has started construction as it enters the self-storage industry.    Read More...

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Meathead Movers Girls Night Out for Ventura County's United Women's Leadership Council

"More than 15 employees of Meathead Movers replaced their uniforms with tuxedoes and moving boxes with martinis and converged on Fiamme Restaurant and Bar in Thousand Oaks this week to host and serve nearly 120 patrons during Meathead Movers' Girls Night Out. "   Read More...

Monday, October 19, 2009

WinningWorkplaces.org - Top 10 Influential Small Business Thought Leaders

"2.Larry O'Toole, CEO, Gentle Giant Moving Company. Street cred: Created a $30 million moving and storage business that has carved out a solid territory on the East Coast against stiff competition based on a service model that has inspired the likes of College Hunks Hauling Junk and Meathead Movers."   Read More...

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

TMZ.com - Eddie Cibrian's Wife Not Ready to Move On

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Tuesday, September 15, 2009

SalonToday.com - Creating Customer Service Experiences

"A Personal Case Study: Meathead Movers"   Read More...

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Santa Maria Sun - Best Moving Company

"Planning a move to Oz? Meathead Movers, based in San Luis Obispo, can help."   Read More...

Thursday, July 9, 2009

The Tribune - Biz Buzz: Meathead Movers to relocate, expand

"Storage space and corporate offices are planned for the new location in south SLO"   Read More...

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Pacific Coast Business Times - WHO'S WHO in Business Leadership

"...Meathed Movers became the largest moving company in the Tri-Counties and has been repeatedly voted the "best" moving company in several polls. Currently the company is diversifying to include storage services as well."   Read More...

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Ventura County Star - United Way Names New Chair and Members to the Board of Directors

"New members added to the Board include...Aaron Steed, owner of Meathead Movers & Storage..."   Read More...

Monday, May 11, 2009

Ventura County Star - Meathead Movers Continues Philanthropy as it Celebrates Third Anniversary in Ventura County

"As Meathead Movers celebrates its third anniversary in Ventura County, many community members are celebrating the company's philanthropic bent"   Read More...

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Ventura County Star - Brawn and heart combine to deliver

"Employees are clean cut, drug-free student athletes who bring their “A” game to each move."   Read More...

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Ventura County Star - Second "Girls' Night Out" fundraiser event a success

"The United Women’s Leadership Council (UWLC) raised close to $10,000 from the second "Girls' Night Out" event..."   Read More...

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Ventura County Star - Meatheads sing songs of season

"Our ultimate goal is to put as many smiles on as many faces as possible — even if they are just laughing at the sight of a 6-foot-4 wrestler in a Santa hat trying to stay in tune."   Read More...

Friday, December 5, 2008

KSBY - Raising money for breast cancer prevention

"A local business is teaming with French Hospital Medical Center to help prevent breast cancer."   Read More...

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Tribune - SLO Chamber presents Green Awards for local businesses

"Business organization recognizes groups that have taken steps to be environmentally friendly"   Read More...

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Ventura County Star - First annual "Girls' Night Out" offered a pampered evening for a good cause

"For one night only, employees of Meathead Movers replaced their work uniforms with tuxedoes to benefit the United Womens Leadership Council"   Read More...

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Ventura County Star - "Girls' Night Out" Offers a Pampered Evening for a Good Cause

"We are very excited to be involved in such a fun event to raise awareness surrounding the United Womens Leadership Council, said Amy Fonzo, United Ways Vice President of Resource Development."   Read More...

Thursday, June 19, 2008

KSBY TV 6 - 'Girls Night Out' fundraiser Wednesday night benefits CASA of San Luis Obispo County

From fancy drinks to men in tuxes: women on the Central Coast chose to spoil themselves for a good cause.   Read More...

Friday, May 30, 2008

Times Press Recorder - Girls’ Night Out to benefit CASA

"Meathead Movers will replace uniforms with tuxedos and moving boxes with martinis in a benefit for the Court appointed Special Advocates"   Read More...

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Ventura County Star - Chamber Honors Oxnard's Best

"The 2008 Innovative Business of the Year is Meathead Movers."   Read More...

Thursday, May 8, 2008

New Times - Best of SLO County 2008

"And yes, they actually ran back from the truck to the house."   Read More...

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

SLO City News - Local Athletes Get Elite Instruction at Meathead Wrestling Club

"Steed says the [club's] goal was to utilize some of the resources that are available through the outstanding Cal Poly wrestling program."   Read More...

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Bay News - Meatheads Going Green

"The Meatheads plan to bring in 19 biodiesel trucks "   Read More...

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

The Tribune - Meathead moving to bigger digs

"The San Luis Obispo company will take over the former 84 Lumber site that will provide room to expand"   Read More...

Friday, April 25, 2008

Camarillo Acorn - Group wants mentoring program for foster girls

"...Meathead Movers of Camarillo plans to sponsor a membership recruitment event for the council this summer..."   Read More...

Sunday, April 20, 2008

Santa Barbara News Press - It really isn't easy to be green

"...it became obvious that biodiesel was the most economical solution for us. In 2007, Meathead Movers consumed 20,000 gallons of fuel. This year, Meathead projects to consume 30,000 gallons..."   Read More...

Thursday, April 10, 2008

New Times - Strokes & Plugs

Beginning this month, Meathead Movers is integrating biodiesel fuel into 19 of its 31 moving trucks.   Read More...

Sunday, March 30, 2008

Ventura County Star - 2008 Readers Choice - Favorite Moving Company - Meathead Movers

"Since the beginning, the Meathead Movers team has focused on delivering outstanding service intended to make the moving experience as pleasant as possible."   Read More...

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Pacific Coast Business Times - SLO brothers bring success to Meathead

"...With us, you have carefully screened, interviewed-multiple-times, clean-cut athletes who come from good families ... That's how we've grown to be, by far, the biggest moving company in the Tri-Counties."   Read More...

Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Santa Maria Times - Crab feast raises $19,000 for club

"...Meathead Wrestling Club fed 330 people more than 1,000 pounds of Dungeness crab...Olympian Sammie Henson spoke about his experience in the Olympic wrestling arena..."   Read More...

Friday, January 11, 2008

SanLuisObispo.com - Crab feast to benefit wrestling program

Meathead Wrestling Club will hold an Olympic crab feast event at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 20   Read More...

Thursday, December 20, 2007

Ventura County Star - Meathead Movers takes time for seniors

"After reading an article that talked about senior citizens having a hard time around this time of year, I decided I wanted to help out in some way and send them Christmas cheer," said Aaron Steed, president/CEO of Meathead Movers."   Read More...

Monday, November 26, 2007

Athletes for Education - "Helping our youth help themselves"

"Immediately following the devastation of the wildfires in our own San Diego County, it was clear to Aaron Steed, the CEO of Meathead Movers, that there was a critical need for help."   Read More...

Monday, November 12, 2007

SanLuisObispo.com - Sports Roundup

"Silver medalist and world-champion wrestler Sammie Henson will give a motivational speech...hosted by Meathead Movers"   Read More...

Thursday, November 1, 2007

SLO City News - Local Company Helping with Fire Relief Efforts

"San Luis Obispo residents to help fire victims in Southern California"   Read More...

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

TheMat.com - Cal Poly wrestlers come together to provide relief for fire victims in Southern California

"Henson and 35 of his Cal Poly wrestlers ... loading food, water and clothing into nine trucks."   Read More...

Friday, October 26, 2007

KSBY - Trucks packed with donations for fire victims arrive in San Diego

CENTRAL COAST to SAN DIEGO   Read More...

Thursday, October 25, 2007

KSBY - Meathead Movers takes off for San Diego County, six vans full of supplies for shelters

"You get to really see ... the best in people ... in the most unfortunate circumstances."   Read More...

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

KSBY - How You Can Help: Donations for Southern California fire victims

"If you would like to help those affected ... there are many donation opportunities throughout the Central Coast.   Read More...

Thursday, October 18, 2007

Paso Robles Press - Chamber hosts first business seminar

"The speakers at the event were what chamber CEO Mike Gibson refers to as “local boys gone big.” Aaron Steed, founder and CEO of Meathead Movers, Inc."   Read More...

Wednesday, August 1, 2007

The Tribune - Q&A: Aaron Steed, CEO of Meathead Movers

Aaron Steed and his brother, Evan, started Meathead Movers as teens —now, it’s a multimillion-dollar enterprise that continues to expand   Read More...

Friday, July 6, 2007

Ventura County Star - Student-athletes handle rigors of job while balancing academics and sports

Brad Chavez needed a job, but the Moorpark College sophomore couldn't find one that fit his busy schedule.   Read More...

Friday, June 22, 2007

www.theadobepress.com - Girls’ Night Out to Benefit CASA

Meathead Movers, in conjunction with Calago, will put on a fundraising even called Girls Night Out...   Read More...

Thursday, June 14, 2007

SLO City News - Girls' Night Out a benefit for CASA

Meathead Movers in conjunction with Calago is putting on Girls' Night Out   Read More...

Monday, June 4, 2007

BizCradle.com - Meathead Makes Move Memorable

"...spotting great entrepreneurial efforts never rests."   Read More...

Friday, May 25, 2007

Meatheads trading boxes for beverages at “Girls Night Out”

Girls’ Night Out evening of fun benefiting CASA SAN LUIS OBISPO   Read More...

Tuesday, May 22, 2007

The Coast News - Meathead Movers Announces Seventh Year of Supporting Local Women's Shelter

Seventh Year of Supporting Local Women's Shelter   Read More...

Tuesday, May 15, 2007

The Tribune - Meathead Renews Support for Women

"...seventh year that the San Luis Obispo Moving Company [Meahtead Movers] has had a partnership with the [Women's Shelter]."   Read More...

Wednesday, May 9, 2007

Company Offers a Way Out of an Abusive Relationship

"Meathead Movers is helping women from Ventura County to San Luis Obispo County get into their new place by offering its services free of charge"   Read More...

Wednesday, May 2, 2007

Mustang Daily, Cal Poly - Heavy lifting pays off for Poly athletes

"The gym is not the only place ... athletes train for their competitions"   Read More...

Thursday, April 26, 2007

New Times - 21st Annual SLO COUNTY Readers Poll

Best Moving Company - Meathead Movers [7th consecutive year]   Read More...

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

The Bay News - Wanted: Meatheads

"...largest moving company in the area is looking for the largest moving men around..."   Read More...

Sunday, February 25, 2007

'Meatheads' are moving in a profitable new direction

Meathead Movers Inc. is the unlikely name of a unique and rapidly growing moving firm.   Read More...

Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Better Business Bureau - Meathead Movers earns AAA rating

Meathead Movers honored with the Better Business Bureau’s highest rating   Read More...

Friday, February 9, 2007

SLO City News - A Moving Experience

Actually ... we’re not shakers; we’re just movers.   Read More...

Thursday, February 1, 2007

Santa Maria Sun - Meathead Movers turns 10

Meathead Movers [started] in 1997 when Aaron was a high school junior and Evan was a freshman.   Read More...

Thursday, January 18, 2007

Pacific Coast Business Times - A Moving Experience

SLO’s Meathead opens branch in Camarillo   Read More...

Sunday, January 14, 2007

LA TIMES - Knockout Marketing

Mixed martial arts, the sport once condemned for its brutality, is riding a wave of popularity while struggling for legitimacy.   Read More...

Saturday, January 6, 2007

The Tribune - Meathead Movers opens first of new offices

Meathead Movers opens first of new offices   Read More...

Monday, January 1, 2007

Press Release - Meathead Movers expand to Camarillo, CA

Meathead Movers expand to Camarillo, CA   Read More...

Wednesday, June 1, 2005

Forbes.com - Better Late Than Never

Web sites can bring customers and credibility, even to young entrepreneurs like the Steeds.   Read More...

Monday, January 3, 2005

Meathead teams up with local businesses for Tsunami Relief

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Monday, November 1, 2004

Meathead Movers Consolidates Operations and Sales

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Sunday, August 22, 2004

EVC Newsletter Feature - Local "Gazelles" Share Secrets of Success

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Sunday, May 2, 2004

Changing Homes?

How To Hire A Professional Mover   Read More...

Tuesday, February 24, 2004

The Tribune - Moving Day Coming for Meathead Crew

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Tuesday, November 4, 2003

Santa Maria Sun - Best Moving Company - Meathead Movers

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Wednesday, October 1, 2003

The Tribune - Making It: Even in a Cold Economy

These Small Businesses Caught Fire   Read More...

Wednesday, October 1, 2003

Pacific Coast Business Times - 40 Under Forty: Class of 2003

The Up and Coming Business Leaders of the Tri-County Region   Read More...

Thursday, May 1, 2003

New Times - Moving For Freedom

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Wednesday, March 12, 2003

S.L.O. County Reduces the Headaches and Hassles of Relocating

Meathead Movers of SLO County is ready to take it on – and to reduce the headaches and hassles of relocating. Aaron and Evan Steed – brothers, best friends, and company co-owners, work in concert to ensure that their enterprise stays at the top of the game. They make no apologies for being a bit more expensive than their competitors. The fact is, you get what you pay for – and money spent up front saves expenses down the road.   Read More...

Thursday, June 20, 2002

New Times - The Meathead Story

Meathead Movers has defied the stereotypes   Read More...

Thursday, May 2, 2002

New Times - Best Of SLO - Best Movers

Best of SLO 2002   Read More...

Sunday, April 28, 2002

Santa Maria Times - This Move Was… Well, A Moving Experience

It was the smoothest move I've ever undertaken.   Read More...

Monday, April 1, 2002

Pacific Coast Business Times - The Story Behind The 101 One Hundred

101 One Hundred will be the mark of success for up-and-coming companies   Read More...

Monday, April 1, 2002

SLO Chamber of Commerce - Meathead Movers Offers New Service

Chamber Challenge   Read More...

Thursday, January 24, 2002

Telegram Tribune - SLO's 'Meathead' Is Moving Up In The World

Up more than 600 percent from the year   Read More...

Saturday, January 19, 2002

Success - Meathead Movers

Meathead Movers is dedicated to providing the highest quality moving service   Read More...

Saturday, January 19, 2002

Success - Making A Difference In Women's Lives

Aaron and Evan have started a free program to offer moving services to victims of domestic violence   Read More...

Friday, November 30, 2001

New Times - Meet the Meathead Executives

They're the World's Friendliest Muscle Men Movers - But Where Did They Come From?   Read More...

Friday, November 30, 2001

San Luis Obispo County Journal - Meathead Movers

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Wednesday, April 18, 2001

The Tribune - Motion Has Been All Forward

"from ... High School students earning extra cash to one of the largest moving companies in the county"   Read More...

Tuesday, March 13, 2001

Mustang Daily - Athletes Make Unusual Moves

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Wednesday, February 21, 2001

Meathead Movers Offer Muscular Moving to Victims of Abuse

"...local businesses have stepped up to the plate to offer their services to the Women's Shelter"   Read More...

Thursday, November 2, 2000

New Times - Local Professionals Team Up Against Domestic Violence

New Times November 2-9, 2000   Read More...

Thursday, April 20, 2000

New Times - Meathead Movers Movin' On Up

New Times Strokes And Plugs April 20-27, 2000   Read More...


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