About Us


Dennis & Dondi Ahlers

Owner & Operator of Advanced Moving

I'm Dennis Ahlers owner and operator of Advanced Moving. My wife Dondi is in the office daily and also helps run our family business. During the summer you might see my daughter Deni assisting with packing, or my son Derek helping with the moving. We are definitely a family based business and take pride in our work! All our employees are trained personally by me to make sure they are efficient and professional on every move.

We have owned Advanced Moving for over 16 years. Before owning Advanced Moving, we owned Academy Moving in Colorado Springs Co. for over 13 years. So when you hire Advanced Moving you are getting over 29 years experience! We take pride in doing a job well, and making sure all of your moving needs are met. Whether its moving just the heavy items or packing and moving all of your belongings, we will get the job done!

Call us today, or check out our free online quote for all you moving needs.

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Meet Chris:

Head of Operations/Crew Leader

Chris has been with Advanced Moving for over 9 years.

Chris pays close attention to detail throughout every move and the men he is over seeing. What Chris believes separates our company from other similar companies. The entire staff works in harmony, with Chris. In addition to his passion for his work, Chris enjoys spending time with his family, and whenever possible watching his favorite football team the New York Giants.

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Meet Michael:

Crew Leader/ Mover Assist

Michael is a great asset to Advanced Moving, his hard work and dedication shows on every move. He works efficiently with all of our employees. Weather he is in charge of a crew or assisting with a move he stays focused on the move and the clients needs.  When Michael is not working he enjoys writing books.


Meet Devin

Crew Leader/ Mover Assist

Devin, takes pride ensuring our clients are happy with their move. He works hard along with his co-workers to make sure every move is done right and on a timely matter. When Devin is not with Advanced Moving he enjoys time with his wife and playing with his weekly dart club.

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Meet Derek

Part Time Mover Assist:

Derek is our son, he is a Freshman in college at the University of Minneapolis. Derek works with us in the summertime and during his college breaks. He has worked with us for many years and definitely has knowledge of the moving industry.  When Derek isn’t working with us, he enjoys, his friends and working out at the gym. He plans to graduate college with a degree in Kinesiology.

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Meet Dawson:

Part Time Mover Assist:

Dawson is a Sophomore at Dakota Wesleyan, as you can tell in the picture he plays football and loves it.  Dawson works for us in the summertime and during his college breaks. He is a hard working young man who does what is needed on every move. We at Advanced Moving enjoy his spunky personality and his will to do what is needed with every move. Dawson plans to graduate with a degree in Criminal Justice.

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Meet Mason

Part Time Mover Assist:

Mason is a Sophomore at Augustana, since his college is in Sioux Falls he is able to work part time for us. It is nice for us at Advanced Moving knowing that we have a dedicated young man like Mason who is willing to come to work on short notice. In Mason’s free time in enjoy’s  going to the college games with friends and playing soccer.

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Meet Eric:

Mover Assist:

Eric is our newest team member with Advanced Moving, his work ethics makes it easy for him to work with all of our Crew Leaders and Co-Works. You can rest assure he will handle your furniture with care, plus work hard on every move. When Eric is not working with Advanced moving he enjoys time with his friends.