President, Chief Executive Officer
Brian Ellefson serves as President and CEO of Ellefson Transportation Group and its subsidiaries ADSI Moving Systems, ACME Moving and Storage, Augusta Data Storage, Augusta Portable Storage, A-Moving Services and A-1 Bestway. Brian is a third generation owner along with his brother Nyles. The Ellefson family began as a local company store for Grey Van in Augusta, GA in 1966. Brian has over 30 years of transportation and household goods experience and under his leadership Ellefson Transportation Group has evolved to include other complimentary services such as document storage and destruction as well as portable containers. Brian has a proven track record of completing projects on time and within the specified budget. Brian has served on the Georgia Movers Association Board of Directors 1998 – Present, serving as President in 2004-2005. He is a member in good standing of many organizations, The Association of the United States Army – Greater Augusta – Ft Gordon Chapter; ARMA International, PRISM International, National Association for Information Destruction (NAID), and several CSRA chambers including Aiken Chamber of Commerce, Columbia County Chamber of Commerce, Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce and the North Augusta Chamber of Commerce.
Chief Operations Officer
Nyles Ellefson serves as the Chief Operations Officer of ADSI Moving Systems, and with his brother makes up the third generation to own and operate the Ellefson Transportation Group. With over 20 years of experience in the relocation and transportation services industry, Nyles brings a wealth of knowledge and understanding to the day-to-day operations of our organization. In addition to working at ADSI, Nyles is also highly active in the community with memberships in The Association of the United States Army – Greater Augusta – Ft Gordon Chapter, The American Moving & Storage Association, and The Georgia Movers Association. Nyles also serves on the Board of Trustees for the North Augusta Yellow Jacket Club and was a past Board of Trustees Member for the North Augusta Chamber of Commerce.
Vice President of Business Development
Jim Thorpe joined Ellefson Transportation Group in April 2013 and brings with him over 19 years of transportation, logistics, project management, and records management experience. He is responsible for the account management, consultant staff, and the marketing efforts of ADSI Moving Systems, Augusta Data Storage, and Go-Minis of Augusta, GA. Jim is a Certified Moving Consultant with the American Moving and Storage Association, a member of the Medical Managers Association of the CSRA and a board member with the Association of the United States Army – Fort Gordon/CSRA chapter. Additionally, Jim is active with the Ronald McDonald House of Augusta, Alzheimer’s Association and the CSRA Parkinson’s Support Group.
Vice President of Finance
Stephen Ramp joined ADSI Moving Systems in 1998 as Controller. He has over 30 years of accounting experience in the moving, healthcare, and retail fields. In his present position as director of finance, Stephen oversees all aspects of the general ledger and payroll functions for the Ellefson Transportation Group brands, as well as the production of financial statements and related reports. A native Augustan, Stephen is a graduate of Georgia College, now known as Georgia Regents University, and a member of several organizations in the CSRA whose main functions are promoting charitable works and giving.
Vice President Operations
Inman Floyd joined ADSI Moving Systems in 2011. Inman has served in a variety of roles during his 31 years in the moving industry, starting as a packer and long distance driver to Long Distance Operations Manager. For over a decade, Inman served in a Field Liaison Management role for Interstate Van Lines and in this role he supported national agents and over 30 military base transportation offices to maintain compliance standards, training and driver recruitment. Inman’s current position as Vice President of Operations within our organization leverages his vast experience as he leads all operational aspects of organization including Transportation & Dispatch, Warehousing, Quality Assurance, Driver Recruitment & Retention as well as Customer Coordination. Inman is a member in good standing of American Moving and Storage Association and the Georgia and South Carolina Mover Association.
Vice President Operational Support
Anita Ellefson joined Augusta Data Storage in 2005 in her role as VP of Operational Support. Anita has over two decades of IT experience which is vital to her role in supporting the IT security and systems for all of the Ellefson Transportation Group brands. In addition, she oversees Human Resources and Business Compliance and Certification functions within the organization. Anita is a Six Sigma Black Belt and has been a SHRM Member since 2009.
Michael Payton C.S.D.S
General Manager of Records and Information Management Services
Michael Payton joined the Ellefson Transportation Group as General Manager of Records and Information Management (RIM) Services in 2019. In this role, Michael oversees Augusta Data Storage, a full service RIM provider specializing in records storage, data protection, document scanning, and mobile destruction services.
Michael has been in the RIM industry for 17 years and holds the designation of Certified Secure Destruction Specialist (CSDS) through NAID. Michael is extensively involved in numerous associations within the RIM industry and is currently the chair of the NAID CSDS Board of Regents and PRISM Privacy+ Committee. Michael also serves on the I-SIGMA Board of Directors and is President of the Data Protection Association.
Michael has a BA in Human Resources Management and a minor in Industrial Technology from Western Kentucky University.
Record Service Manager
Seddrick Dixon is the Warehouse Manager for all record storage and destruction services with Augusta Data Storage. He has over 18 years of transportation and record management experience. Seddrick directs the daily activities of the labor, materials and transportation requirements of the record storage, document destruction and e-solutions services. Seddrick holds a Class A CDL and maintains annual HIPAA Business Associate Compliance Training and NAID Employee Access Training.
Our Sales Team
Relocation Sales Manager
When I joined ADSI Moving Systems, I knew I was in the right place, because the emphasis is on providing quality service to customers at every level. With over 7 years of experience as a moving professional, I am pleased to have helped thousands of families relocate to new homes all over the United States. I specialize in residential and corporate relocations, while capitalizing on ADSI’s great reputation for award-winning quality. In addition to serving as the Relocation Sales Manager at ADSI, I am proud to be a member of the Greater Augusta Association of Realtors, and a Chamber Ambassador for the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce.
Joshua Keck joined the team in 2019 after being a successful real estate agent. Josh brings a wide variety of experience to the team after having worked in the real estate, technology, nonprofit, and hospitality industries. He returned to Augusta after living in Orlando, FL for 15 years where he had the opportunity to work for Disney and Sheraton where he learned to create great customer experiences. He stays active in the community through his Business Networking Chapter, the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce, and volunteering with his son’s activities. Josh is happily married to his wife and is the proud father of two sons. He lives to visit new places and try new things whenever he can.
Account and Project Manager
Scott Creswell has over 12 years of Account and Project Management experience. His area of expertise includes analyzing and solving each client’s project needs from an Office Relocation to document management and storage needs, to a large scale file purge that may include relocation and destruction services. His role is to ensure that customer expectations are being met and that exceptional service levels are Scott joined Augusta Data Storage in 2001. He is an active member of the Aiken Chamber of Commerce and is a native of Aiken County.
Lindsey Longbottom started with the Ellefson Transportation Group in November of 2013. He comes to our team with over 25 years of experience in the transportation business. In addition, he is a Certified Moving Consultant (CMC) with the American Moving and Storage association and in 2011, he was chosen to the Masters Club for the Mayflower brand for outstanding sales. Outside of the office, Lindsey is a member of BNI , Business Network International, and the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce.
Butch Holley joined Ellefson Transportation Group in April 2016. As the 6th generation of his family to call the Aiken / Augusta area his home, Butch brings over 20 years of management experience in sales, marketing and client relationships to the team. His contacts developed over the years by working for organizations such as the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce and Augusta Metro Federal Credit Union gives him the ability to relate with all businesses throughout the CSRA. Civic involvements include serving on the Board of Directors for Wesley United Methodist Church as well as leadership roles with the Georgia/Carolina Boy Scout Council.
Go-Mini’s Account Manager
Harry Elsey joined our organization in 2006 when we became a Go Minis® franchise dealer. As a member of the founding team, Harry’s experience in Customer Service helped us build our business into a value added service for containerized moving and storage solutions. On a daily basis Harry meets and greets our customers as he operates in both a sales and operational capacity for Go Minis®. Harry joined us after retiring from a 25+ year career with Delta Airlines.
Go-Mini’s Account Manager
Rachel is a Go Mini’s Account Manager who works with the Go Mini’s customers and corporate accounts at Ellefson Transportation Group. She believes in the adage that “they may not remember what you said, but they’ll always remember how you made them feel” and strives to apply that to our customers’ experience every day. Rachel comes from a Hospitality background with experience in corporate events, hotel management, and tourism; all areas where customer service and experience are a top priority and she strives to provide that same5-star approach to all of our Go Mini’s clients.