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NorthStar Moving has more awards and honors than any other moving company on the planet. We’ve won awards for just about everything: customer service, green initiatives, best places to work, growth and philanthropy – you name it.

Top Women-Owned Businesses

2023 ★ Recognition, Los Angeles Business Journal

The Los Angeles Business Journal published their annual list of Top Women-Owned Businesses in Los Angeles County on July 17, 2023. We are honored to make this prestigious list again. We were ranked at number 63 out of 99.

Women’s Leadership & Symposium & Awards

2023 ★ Nomination, Los Angeles Business Journal

The Los Angeles Business Journal held its annual Women’s Leadership Awards on Wednesday, June 28th, honoring and celebrating women business leaders in the Los Angeles community. NorthStar Moving’s Director of Marketing and Co-Founder, Laura McHolm was among the nominees this year.

Nonprofit and Corporate Citizenship Award

2023 ★ Finalist, Los Angeles Business Journal

The 2023 Nonprofit & Corporate Citizenship Awards was held on April 19th, honoring the contributions of the nonprofit community along with the corporate citizens and businesses that support them by donating their time, funds, and efforts to improve the Los Angeles communities they serve.

Laura McHolm, NorthStar Moving’s Director of Marketing and Co-Founder was among the four finalists this year in the For-Profits Business Angel of the Year category.

Great Guys Moving #1 Mover in Los Angeles & Top 25 Movers in America

2023 ★ Award, Great Guys Moving

With over a decade of experience in the relocation industry, Great Guys is all about making your move easier by finding the top rated moving companies near you. They have scoured the internet and combed through millions of points of data to rank every moving company in the country from best to worst. Great Guys awarded NorthStar Moving both Top 25 Movers in America 2022 and #1 Mover in Los Angeles 2022.

Franchisers List

2023 ★ Recognition, San Fernando Valley Business Journal

The San Fernando Valley Business Journal published its annual list of the largest franchisers in the San Fernando Valley region, ranked by number of franchised units. NorthStar Moving is proud to be included on the list. For information about NorthStar Moving Company franchise opportunities visit NorthStarFranchising.com

Best Customer Service

2023 ★ Award, Newsweek Magazine

Newsweek partnered with global data research firm Statista to identify U.S. companies that consistently provide the best customer service. This year, the ranking encompasses 676 Best Customer Service awards across 166 categories, ranging from retailers to airlines, restaurants, moving services and much more. All of the ranked companies put the customer first. In the moving company category, NorthStar Moving ranks #3 in the nation.

Franchisers List

2023 ★ Recognition, Los Angeles Business Journal

The Los Angeles Business Journal published its annual list of the largest franchisers in Los Angeles County, ranked by number of franchised units. NorthStar Moving is proud to once again be included on the list. For information about NorthStar Moving Company franchise opportunities visit NorthStarFranchising.com

Fastest Growing Private Companies

2022 ★ Recognition, Los Angeles Business Journal

The Los Angeles Business Journal published its annual list of Fastest Growing Private Companies headquartered in LA County in their December 12, 2022 issue. Companies are ranked by their percentage growth from 2019 to 2021. NorthStar Moving is honored to have been included in the 50th place.

Disruptors Awards – Social Responsibility Award

2022 ★ Award, Los Angeles Business Journal

In an award ceremony, the Los Angeles Business Journal celebrated their annual 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies in Los Angeles list, and honored a specific group of Industry Disruptors selected by the editors from those ranked companies. The editors chose NorthStar Moving as the winner of their 2022 Disruptor Award for Social Responsibility for their steadfast commitment to corporate citizenship, changing the moving industry through charitable contributions and green practices.

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Fastest Growing Private Companies

2022 ★ Recognition, San Fernando Valley Business Journal

Every year, the San Fernando Valley Business Journal ranks the fastest growing private companies by the percentage of revenue growth within a year. NorthStar Moving Company was ranked #12 in this remarkable list of Fastest Growing Private Companies.

Clairity Partner Award

2022 ★ Award, Claire's Place Foundation

The Clairity Ball, a fundraiser to support Claire’s Place Foundation, was held in Santa Monica, California on October 22, 2022.  Awards were given to longtime Claire’s Place supporters. The honorees were Multi-Platinum Recording Artist Andy Grammer, Manhattan Beach Vice Mayor Richard Montgomery and NorthStar Moving Co-Founders Laura McHolm & Ram Katalan, who received the Clairity Partner Award for over a decade of dedication to the foundation and the entire CF community. Laura has been a member of the Claire’s Place Foundation Board since its founding and serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors. NorthStar Moving supports all of the annual fundraisers and donates moving services to the CF community.

Event photos by Erica Joan Photography

Inspirational Women: Forum and Leadership Awards

2022 ★ Award, Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times B2B Publishing’s second annual Inspirational Women Forum and Awards event recognized female business leaders who have demonstrated noteworthy success and accomplishments during the last 24 months. NorthStar Moving’s Director of Marketing and Co-Founder Laura McHolm was awarded the LA Times Inspirational Women Entrepreneur & Founder of the Year 2022 in the midsize-large company category.

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Largest Family Owned Businesses

2022 ★ Recognition, San Fernando Valley Business Journal

The San Fernando Valley Business Journal published their 2022 annual list of the Largest Family Owned Businesses, ranked by total number of employees. NorthStar Moving was listed at #15.

Top Fundraiser

2022 ★ Recognition, Los Angeles Regional Food Bank

The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank’s 2021 Annual Report named NorthStar Moving’s Let’s Send Hunger Packing Food Drive “Top Fundraiser of the Year.” In 2021, the food bank’s supporters hosted almost 200 fundraisers and provided more than 1.2 million meals. NorthStar Moving is extremely proud to be the leading fundraiser and to continue to be a part of such an important community that is working hard to alleviate hunger in LA County.

Top Women-Owned Businesses

2022 ★ Recognition, Los Angeles Business Journal

The Los Angeles Business Journal published their annual list of Top Women-Owned Businesses in Los Angeles County on August 8, 2022. Once again, we are honored to make this prestigious list. This year, NorthStar Moving’s Director of Marketing and Co-Founder Laura McHolm was one of seven leading women business owners to be profiled in the special report.

Woman Business Owner of the Year

2022 ★ Finalist, NAWBO

The Top 10 Class for NAWBO’s Woman Business Owner (WBO) of the Year Award, has been announced, and we are honored and proud to have NorthStar Moving’s Director of Marketing and Co-Founder, Laura McHolm included in this prestigious group. The Woman Business Owner of the Year Award recognizes and rewards an entrepreneur who excels at strategy, operations, finances, problem solving, overcoming adversity and giving back to her community. It’s not based on business size, but rather overall business excellence.

During this year’s awards gala on October 11th at the National Women’s Business Conference in Louisville, Kentucky, this list will be narrowed down to the Top 3 and then the top winner will be announced. 

National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is the unified voice of over 11.6 million women-owned businesses in the United States, representing the interests of all women entrepreneurs across all industries, with chapters across the country. The NAWBO® Annual Awards Program honors the accomplishments and contributions of exemplary women who have led the way in the women’s business community and are building a legacy for the next generation of entrepreneurs. 

Women’s Leadership Roundtable & Awards

2022 ★ Finalist, San Fernando Valley Business Journal

The San Fernando Valley Business Journal held a virtual ceremony for their annual “Women’s Leadership Roundtable & Awards” on May 18, 2022, celebrating more than 50 women of achievement in the San Fernando Valley area. Our Director of Marketing and Co-Founder, Laura McHolm was among the finalists.

Nonprofit and Corporate Citizenship Award

2022 ★ Finalist, Los Angeles Business Journal

The Los Angeles Business Journal held a virtual ceremony for their annual “Nonprofit and Corporate Citizenship Awards” on April 20, 2022. They published a summary of the event on their April 25, 2022 issue. The event shines a spotlight on the work performed by nonprofit organizations, philanthropic companies and individual leaders, volunteers and donors in the greater Los Angeles community.

The Los Angeles Rams won in the “Business Angel of the Year” category. The other four finalists were NorthStar Moving, Ralphs, US Bank and Inaba. We gotta say, it’s nice to be a runner up to the Super Bowl Champs our LA Rams! Congratulations to all honorees and finalists in all categories, and thank you to the Los Angeles Business Journal for shining a light on the work done by all in our community.

Franchisers List

2022 ★ Recognition, Los Angeles Business Journal

The Los Angeles Business Journal published its annual list of the largest franchisers in Los Angeles County, ranked by number of franchised units. NorthStar Moving is proud to be included on the list. For information about NorthStar Moving Company franchise opportunities visit NorthStarFranchising.com

Hunger Fighting Hero Award

2021 ★ Recognition, Move for Hunger

The Hunger Fighting Hero is awarded by Move for Hunger to organizations that take part in food donations efforts, from hosting a food drive to assisting in one. In addition to hosting our annual food drive, we are called from time to time to assist in transporting food donations. We received this awards after we picked up 14,926 pounds of food (which equates to 12,438 meals!) from the Boy Scouts annual food drive in the bay area, and delivered it to the Alameda County Community Bank in November 2021. Read more about it and about our other projects with Move for Hunger on our community page.

Top Women-Owned Businesses

2021 ★ Recognition, Los Angeles Business Journal

The Los Angeles Business Journal publishes an annual list of Top Women-Owned Businesses in Los Angeles County, ranked by annual revenue. We are honored to be included in the list once more.

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Inspirational Women: Forum and Leadership Awards

2021 ★ Nomination, Los Angeles Times

L.A. Times B2B Publishing held their first Inspirational Women: Forum and Awards in a virtual ceremony, held on October 26, 2021.  NorthStar Moving’s Director of Marketing and Co-Founder, Laura McHolm, was among the nominees.
For their inaugural year, they received over 350 nominations in varying fields, from manufacturing to technology. The review and selection process considered several factors, including leadership within the nominee’s organization as well as contributions to the business world and the community at large.

Following the ceremony and forum panels, they released a publication in which they profiled all of the honorees and nominees and shared their inspirational stories, along with how they are redefining the roles that women play in their respective industries. 

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5 Best Moving Companies in Phoenix for 2021

2021 ★ Recognition, Moving Astute

Moving Astute, a website that helps people get and compare moving quotes from trusted moving companies in the U.S. has compiled a comprehensive list of few of the best moving companies in Phoenix, AZ and included NorthStar Moving in their top five.

Nonprofit and Corporate Citizenship Award

2021 ★ Nomination, Los Angeles Business Journal

This is annual event honoring the work of the nonprofit community along with the corporate citizens and businesses that support them. The awards were given out this year in a virtual event. NorthStar Moving was nominated again this year. Check our community page to see all the people and organizations we have assisted over the years!

Franchisers List

2021 ★ Recognition, Los Angeles Business Journal

The Los Angeles Business Journal published its annual list of franchisers in Los Angeles. Franchisers are listed by number of franchises. NorthStar Moving is proud to be included on the list. For information about NorthStar Moving Company franchise opportunities visit NorthStarFranchising.com