Our Key Staff

Peter Noyes

President

Peter became Operations Manager of Earle W. Noyes & Sons in 1977, working alongside his father Lester and grandfather Earle. Peter became President in 1987 and has grown Earle W. Noyes & Sons into one of the largest moving and storage companies in New England. He is a member of the Board of Directors for UniGroup, the parent company of United Van Lines. Peter is a graduate of Michigan State University, where he earned a degree in transportation administration. He worked his way through college as a van operator.

“As technologically advanced as our business has become, I remind the Noyes team that we are still in the business of relocating families from point A to point B and treating every one of their belongings as if it were our own.”


Guy Freeman

Vice President of Operations

Guy has been with United Van Lines for over 32 years and has been with Noyes since 2004. In addition to household goods, Guy’s expertise is in the office and industrial sector. This includes systems furniture and reconfiguration, rigging, crating, and international shipping.

“It’s a tremendous pleasure to work with the highest quality crews and sales staff. We receive terrifically positive feedback from thousands of satisfied customers – because we treat each move as if it were our own. We always strive to raise the bar and perform better than anyone else.”


Don Olen

Vice President of Sales

Don has been with Noyes since 1983 and has handled more than 25,000 relocations. As one of the moving industry’s most experienced and trusted resources, Don has received recognition at the national level from United Van Lines, including multiple “Master’s Club” honors for sales excellence. He managed relocations of all types including corporate, local, long distance, and international. Most are with repeat customers or referrals – more than 98 percent of his customers say they would recommend Noyes. Don graduated from the University of Southern Maine with a business administration degree and keeps his training current as a Certified Moving Consultant.

“My goal on every move is to provide service so outstanding that customers readily recommend Noyes to their friends. Having the support of a professional team dedicated to the same goals makes this possible.”


John Backman

Vice President of Commercial Services

John has over 13 years of experience in Commercial Relocations. He joined the commercial sales and operations team in June of 2012. John brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Noyes team.


William Noyes

Vice President

Will represents the fourth generation of management at Earle W. Noyes & Sons. Will worked as a van operator and mover during summer breaks from high school and college and joined Noyes in 2005 after graduation from the University of Denver with a degree in business and economics. He became Operations Manager in 2009.

“Each move, whether residential or commercial, has unique challenges. I enjoy working side by side with everyone at our company to make every job run smoothly, from the planning phase to completion.”


Brent Noyes

Vice President of Operations, General Counsel

Brent grew up working on the trucks and in the warehouse for Noyes whenever he was not in school. He earned a B.A. from Boston College in 2007, and joint J.D./M.E.L.P. degrees from Vermont Law School in 2012. After passing the Maine Bar Exam, Brent joined the company in 2013. In 2015 he was named Vice President of Operations. In that role, he oversees day-to-day move management, safety, and compliance.

“The prior three generations of my family dedicated themselves to making this company a model to be emulated. I make it a priority to visit job sites often to insure that we continue to provide the most efficient, careful, and safe moving services possible.”


Fraser Nixon

Certified Moving Consultant

Fraser jointed Earle W. Noyes & Sons in 2004 as a moving consultant.

“Earle W. Noyes & Sons is the area’s premier moving company, because its goal for each and every move is outstanding customer service and moving excellence. I’m honored to be a part of this team, and it’s telling most of our staff has been here for over 20 years.”


Bob Morley

Certified Moving Consultant

Bob has been a Certified Moving Consultant since 1990 and he has been with the Noyes team since 1997. With a vast understanding of relocations, from local to international, Bob serves as a valuable resource to his customers. Bob is an eleven-time winner of United Van Lines’ prestigious “Master’s Club” for sales excellence. He was named United’s “Salesman of the Month” for December 2009.

“The recipe for a successful move includes not only careful planning and preparation up front but attentive follow-through until the job is finished and the customer is happy.”


Jeff Cole

Warehouse Manager

Jeff joined Earle W. Noyes & Sons as a summer helper in 1976. He became an owner-operator in 1985, moving families coast to coast for Noyes. He has earned many awards, including safe-driving awards, United Van Lines “Van Operator of the Month” awards, and the 1999 United Van Lines “Van Operator of the Year” award.

“As a former van operator, I’ve seen many warehouses from Maine to California, and Noyes’s warehouse is by far on of the best designed and best kept household storage facilities. I can assure you: your goods are right at home when you store with Noyes.”


Jean Tufts

Project Coordinator, Commercial Services

In 2012, Jean rejoined the Noyes sales team after a long absence, during which she worked in fields that enhanced her knowledge and understanding for the needs of our commercial, as well as residential, customers.  Since 2013, Jean’s focus have been on Commercial Services as a Project Coordinator. She is a valued member of this segment of Noyes and is involved with all aspects of the project, from quoting to final punch list.


Bob Dow

Director of Household-Goods Operations

Bob has over a 50-year history with United Van Lines and has been the Director of House-Hold Goods Operations at Noyes since 2004. As a 35-year van operator, he was awarded the prestigious “Van Operator of the Year” award in 1992 and the “Super Van Operator of the Year” award in 1993. Bob also received the 2010 “Operations Achievement Award” from United Van Lines, which recognizes an individual who has consistently demonstrated a passion for exceptional performance, teamwork, professionalism, and achievement of common goals.

“My job is to make sure that we take care of our customers. Anything I can do to make a van operator’s job go more smoothly contributes to a happy customer in the end.”


Al Graffam

Local Dispatcher

Al started with Earle W. Noyes & Sons in 1997 in the warehouse. In 2005, he was promoted to local operations, where he matches the right equipment to each move and dispatches all residential and commercial crews.

“Every relocation has a unique set of challenges and requirements. This makes every day and every move a little bit different, and it makes my job challenging and interesting.”


Phyllis Harmon

Move Coordinator

Phyllis has over 20 years of experience in the moving industry. She joined the sales team at Earle W. Noyes & Sons in 1997. Phyllis has been honored by United Van Lines as a one-time runner-up and three-time winner of the “Heart of Quality” award. This award recognizing the move coordinator as the unsung hero behind every successful move. Phyllis provides exceptional service to earn customer’s confidence and loyalty, and they express their satisfaction time and time again in consistently high customer-service survey scores.

“Moving can be very stressful. My goal is to ease that stress for customers by taking very good care of them. I manage many details behind the scenes and check in with customers along the way to give them peace of mind.”