June 26-July 2, 2009 Pacific Coast Business Times
Aaron Steed Co-Founder Meathead Movers
Raised on the Central Coast, Aaron steed started San Luis Obispo-based Meathead Movers with his brother, Evan, in 1997, while still in high school. In a few short years, 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.
Steed’s company donates free moving services to women who are victims of domestic violence. It also responds to urgent needs about natural disasters locally, nationally and internationally.
Steed has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the U.S. Small Business Administration’s “Young Entrepreneur” Award for 2005, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo’s College of Business “Emerging Entrepreneur” award for 2006 and the San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce’s “Green Award” in 2008. He has also been selected for the Pacific Coast Business Times’ “40 under 40” top busines leaders and the [San Luis Obispo] Tribune’s “Top 20 under 40” award. Steed was the youngest San Luis obispo Chamber of Commerce board member ever to hold the post. Steed and his wife, Erin, were married last year and make their home in San Luis Obispo.