Heading Up Day-to-Day Operations of Nation’s Largest Privately Held Moving Company
STERLING, Va. (May 27, 2022) – JK Moving Services has promoted David Cox to president. Cox will assume responsibility for day-to-day operations of the nation’s largest independently owned moving and storage company. Chuck Kuhn will remain CEO of the company he founded 40 years ago.
“I am excited to announce the promotion of David Cox to president of JK Moving Services. He is a natural leader and his industry knowledge, focus on technology and innovation, as well as keen business sense have helped our company grow even during the global pandemic,” explained Chuck Kuhn, CEO, JK Moving Services. “I will remain firmly involved with the company, however responsibility for day-to-day operations for both the Residential and Commercial Divisions will rest with David. This move helps position us to take full advantage of new opportunities and changing market dynamics.”
Prior to being promoted, Cox served for five years as executive vice president, Residential Moving Services of JK Moving, where he was responsible for ensuring strategic growth and profitability across the division while managing operations and the overall residential team. By developing a strong team, implementing the latest technological solutions, and streamlining processes, Cox ensured the business unit maintained the highest level of customer service while growing revenue.
Before joining to JK, Cox served in senior leadership roles with some of the most prominent brands in the moving and storage industry, and he has experience managing every aspect of residential moving services from operations to quality assurance as well as in global mobility and commercial moving. Cox graduated from Carleton College in Minnesota before serving two years in the Peace Corps teaching English to students in Albania.
“JK Moving is an American success story—a company built from the ground up by a visionary founder with a great team and service. I am proud to be helping lead the next chapter, positioning this company for further growth and success,” explained David Cox, president, JK Moving.
Innovations guided by Cox contributed to JK Moving recently being named Independent Mover of the Year by the American Trucking Association. These included developing AI-driven tools that enable customers to conduct real-time, virtual surveys of their goods; and creating a downloadable mobile app that works with the survey platform to enable clients to review estimates, make payments, and communicate with their move team. In addition, he helped spearhead the company’s move to address driver shortages by increasing its annual guaranteed income for experienced Over-the-Road Class-A CDL Drivers to a minimum $100,000—which is twice the national average for the position.