ST. LOUIS (Nov. 2, 2018) – UniGroup has announced that Charles W. McDaniel, president and chief executive officer of Hilldrup, was elected vice chairman of its board of directors. A third-generation leader of Hilldrup, McDaniel has been a part of UniGroup’s board of directors since 2015.
“I am honored to have been chosen as vice chairman of the UniGroup board of directors, and I am grateful for the support of my fellow board members, shareholders and the UniGroup headquarters team,” said McDaniel. “As vice chairman, I will work hard to serve and support chairman Barry Vaughn. There is a lot of meaningful work to be done, and I’ll be focusing on our customers, transforming the customer experience and driving profitable growth to allow UniGroup and the agency family to be the best moving services provider, period.”
McDaniel has been on the board of directors’ Executive Committee for the past two years as well as a part of the Strategic Council of the board and a member of the Executive Search Committee for UniGroup’s new president, Marc Rogers. Prior to his election to the board, he served on the advisory board, UniGroup’s Business Improvement Group, Relocation Committee, Information Technology Advisory Council and Marketing Committee. He was previously a part of UniGroup’s Futures Group and United Van Lines’ Sales and Marketing Advisory Board.
McDaniel also is a member of United Van Lines’ Masters Club and the Employee Relocation Council.
UniGroup is a $1.7 billion transportation and relocation services company with headquarters in suburban St. Louis. In addition to household goods carriers United Van Lines and Mayflower Transit, logistics company UniGroup Logistics and international relocation provider UniGroup Worldwide Moving, UniGroup owns other subsidiaries that provide good and services to professional movers. For more information visit www.unigroup.com.
Hilldrup is a family-owned moving and storage company started in 1903. Today, Hilldrup is one of the largest and most honored agency groups in the entire industry, and operates facilities in Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida with its corporate office in Stafford, Virginia. Hilldrup was recently recognized by United Van Lines as the top producer in 2018 in residential, national account, government and international sales. In addition, the company is a 24-time honoree of United Van Lines’ Customer Choice Award. Hilldrup also won the 2009 Moving and Storage Agent of the Year – Service Excellence Award given by the American Moving and Storage Association. For more information on Hilldrup’s services, please visit http://www.hilldrup.com/.