Company Mission


BoxCamp Storage Company strives to be the best solution to summer storage, specializing in both affordability and excellent customer service. We also take pride in hiring students for all key roles within the company, from customer service to higher-level logistics.

Background

In 2014, Keith Yoder, the founder of BoxCamp, created a company called Bruin Bins in his freshman dorm room to make summer storage easier and more affordable for students. In our second year at UCLA, Bruin Bins became BoxCamp Storage Company, with bigger dreams to expand to different schools. In 2016, BoxCamp hit its stride, developing an affordable and scalable model that could be reproduced at different universities. BoxCamp maintains its vision as a company for students, by students, taking the inherent stress out of move-out/storage. We love hiring students for key roles within the company, promoting student entrepreneurship and providing BoxCamp with a unique relationship to the students we serve.

Company Mission

Business Model

Students are forced to move-out of their dorms and apartments during finals week, meaning the stress of lugging everything home is compounded on top of the stress felt during finals. Rather than taking all your belongings home, or being forced to find an off-site storage location, use BoxCamp.

Any student who needs to store small items like dorm/apartment decorations, clothes, small appliances, fans, lamps, books, toiletries, bedding, etc. will save money and time using our service.

BoxCamp provides free boxes for our customers, and sells boxes at a low cost to all other students. Our boxes are bigger than any of our competitors’ boxes, and even have handles, providing extra value to the students we serve.

Our flat rates all summer, peer-provided customer service, scheduling based on academic calendars, and convenient locations right on campus ensure that BoxCamp provides a high level of service while still staying affordable for all students to use.

Our Team

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Keith

Keith Yoder

Founder and CEO

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Keith

Keith Yoder

Founder and CEO

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Keith is the CEO and founder of BoxCamp Storage raised in Orange County, CA. He is currently a senior at UCLA, and outside of BoxCamp, he is a member of Sigma Eta Pi entrepreneurship fraternity, Bruin Harmony all-male a cappella, and works on campus at UCLA as an audio-visual technician. Keith's passion for BoxCamp mainly stems from a love for innovation and entrepreneurship. He loves sharing this journey with fellow students, and post-graduation, he plans to travel in his free-time and take BoxCamp to mores schools that need an affordable storage service.

Daniel

Daniel Coolidge

Head of Operations

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Daniel Coolidge

Daniel Coolidge

Head of Operations

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Daniel is a senior at UCLA and will graduate in June with a degree in Political Science and Entrepreneurship. He has worked with BoxCamp since his sophomore year and is proud to help it grow. Daniel enjoys finding solutions to everyday problems and empowering his peers to do their best. On-campus, Daniel is involved with UConsulting, a student organization he co-founded to expand business resources on campus, and the UCLA Men's Club Water Polo team.

In his free time, you can find Daniel exploring the outdoors, cooking, or brainstorming with friends about new business ideas.

Joe

Joe Bernal

UCLA Campus Manager

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Joe Bernal

Joe Bernal

UCLA Campus Manager

Joe is the Director of UCLA Operations. He is a sophomore at UCLA from Murrieta, CA. Joe is majoring in financial actuarial mathematics and is a member of the Bruin Actuarial Society. He is also the captain and president of UCLA men's club water polo team. Joe likes to spend his free time watching sports and going to the beach. He enjoys business and entrepreneurship and has made it his goal to deliver great service to all BoxCamp customers.

Austin

Austin Sanchez

UCLA Assistant Manager

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Austin Sanchez

Austin Sanchez

UCLA Assistant Manager

Austin is the Assistant Campus Manager for BoxCamp Storage at UCLA. He is currently a sophomore from San Jose, CA majoring in economics. Solving everyday problems excites Austin, and he has channeled this passion by working with an abundance of startups. Outside of BoxCamp, Austin is a member of the Undergraduate Business Society and Greek Life at UCLA. In his free time, you can find him exploring LA, hiking with his dog, or catching up with the daily sports news. He hopes to start his own small business upon graduating from UCLA.

Zachary

Zachary Pignatello

Reno Campus Manager

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Zachary Pignatello

Zachary Pignatello

Reno Campus Manager

Zachary is a sophomore attending the University of Nevada, Reno and studies Marketing and Management with a minor in entrepreneurship. He is an extremely innovative person who is constantly trying to find out what’s the next big thing. Zac is a member of the entrepreneurship club at UNR along with being involved in Greek Life. In Zac’s spare time you can find him snowboarding, cooking, and hiking or doing anything outside activities.

Hayleigh Shields

Hayleigh Shields

UCLA Brand Ambassador

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Hayleigh Shields

Hayleigh Shields

UCLA Brand Ambassador

Hayleigh is one of the Brand Ambassadors for BoxCamp at UCLA. She is currently a sophomore from Orange County pursuing a degree in Economics and a minor in Global Studies. Hayleigh holds a passion for problem solving and new creative ideas, which has led her provide innovative solutions for students on campus through BoxCamp. Outside of BoxCamp, she is apart of the Undergraduate Student Association Council and a member of Greek life. In her freetime, Hayleigh enjoys exploring LA, reading, and going to the beach. She hopes to break into the consulting industry upon graduating from UCLA.

Stacey Manoharan

Stacey Manoharan

UCLA Brand Ambassador

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Stacey Manoharan

Stacey Manoharan

UCLA Brand Ambassador

Stacey is a junior at UCLA from Singapore, currently majoring in Psychology. Boxcamp is an amazing storage service created by students for students in mind and she aims to help increase it's presence on the UCLA's campus as well with Boxcamp's expansion into the Greater Los Angeles Area.

Aside from Boxcamp, she has founded UCLA's first Free Produce Fair, is a Director with USAC Office of the President advocating for women rights and empowerment, a Bruin Ambassador, a Honors Fellow, Earth Month Marketing Director and on the Marketing Committee of Bruin Women in Business. She is also part of the UCLA Club Golf Team and in her spare time, she enjoys hitting the golf range and binge watching Masterchef Junior.

Sydney Straub

Sydney Straub

UCLA Brand Ambassador

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Sydney Straub

Sydney Straub

UCLA Brand Ambassador

Sydney is a Brand Ambassador for Boxcamp. She is currently a freshman at UCLA, pursuing a degree in political science with a minor in public health. She is also a member of the Pre-Law Society and the UCLA Office of the President. In her free time, Sydney loves singing, volunteering, and exploring LA. She is so excited to help make more students aware of this affordable, convenient storage option.

Bryan

Bryan Tran

Software Engineer

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Bryan

Bryan Tran

Software Engineer

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Bryan is the main developer on the BoxCamp website. Raised in Orange County, he is currently in his third year at UCLA studying Computer Science. Outside of BoxCamp, Bryan is Vice President of Operations for Sigma Eta Pi, a professional co-ed entrepreneurshp fraternity and works for UCLA Residential Life as a Computer Support Technician. In his free time, he enjoys going to the gym, running, designing and coding websites, traveling, listening to music, and taking photos.