About Us

We are committed to providing high-quality and convenient shipping and storage services to the Cornell student body and greater Ithaca community.

You can trust Big Red Shipping & Storage to provide premium service. We've loyally served over 20,000+ contracts as Cornell University’s Preferred Shipping and Storage Provider. Run entirely by dedicated students at Student Agencies, Inc., we've been trusted by the residents of Cornell, Ithaca College and the greater Ithaca area since 1986. With a devoted customer service team and a squad of highly-trained field employees, we'll take care of all your shipping and storage needs.

Our Team

Alayna Thomas

General Manager
Alayna is a freshman from Boston, Massachusetts majoring in International Agriculture and Rural Development with a concentration in economics. Her chosen studies reflect her passion for social enterprise in the context of African development. She is eager to pursue opportunities to make a meaningful impact, starting with her role at Big Red. As general manager, Alayna aims to provide exceptional customer service and promote brand visibility amongst the undergraduate Cornell community. For fun, she spends time outdoors and practices a variety of athletic skills from polo to pole vaulting. During the COVID-19 quarantine, Alayna napped in her hammock, perfected her homemade chicken nugget recipe, trained as an EMT, and hand-mixed 4,000 lbs of cement for construction projects.

Drew Serven

General Manager
Drew is a junior from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma studying Economics and minoring in Environmental, Energy, and Resource Economics in the College of Arts and Sciences. As General Manager, Drew is excited to work with the Big Red team to create an outstanding customer experience by streamlining the company’s processes and providing exceptional service. Outside of Student Agencies, he is a member of the Heavyweight Crew Team and loves to play frisbee, explore the outdoors, and watch the St. Louis Cardinals.

Sebastian Pardo

Director of Warehouse Operations
Sebastian is a sophomore from McLean, Virginia studying Mechanical Engineering with an interest in engineering management. As the Systems Efficiency Manager he is excited to help direct the organization, function, and timeliness of our shipping and warehouse operations. Outside of Student Agencies, Sebastian is a member of the Lightweight Rowing team and the Big Red Leadership Institute. In his free time, he enjoys cooking, golf, and listening to music.

Lev Katreczko

Director of Human Resources
Lev Katreczko is a sophomore from Brooklyn, NY, studying Industrial and Labor Relations. He is passionate about the relationships between humans and technology in fields such as environmental sustainability and business. As an assistant manager, Lev is working to provide a conscientious customer service experience while developing Big Red's marketing presence on campus and online. Outside of student agencies, Lev is a student staff photographer for The Cornell Daily Sun, and will be serving as the President of Sigma Pi Fraternity. In his free time, Lev enjoys running and biking with friends, as well as practicing his photography.

Max Clouser

Director of Field Operations
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