About us

About Zippy Shell

ZippyU is a brand extension of Zippy Shell USA, LLC©.

The Zippy Shell concept was founded in 2007 in Australia by Gareth Taylor and Adam Gilchrist. In 2010 Zippy Shell USA, LLC launched the business in the United States. The mission was clear, to bridge the gap between the convenience offered by portable storage and the cost effectiveness of traditional storage. For more information about Zippy Shell visit www.zippyshell.com

Meet the ZippyU Team

bitsey_authorBitsey PolacekZippyU Manager

Bitsey Polacek is originally from Long Island, New York. She Graduated from The Catholic University of America in May 2012 and is now the Marketing Associate for Zippy Shell. She’s a huge puppy loving science fiction nerd anxious to start spending some time seeing the world!Email Bitsey

Brand Ambassadors — THIS COULD BE YOU

ZippyU is constantly expanding! We are currently seeking well-qualified, business minded students to become brand ambassadors for Spring 2015. If you are interested in learning more please contact the Bitsey via email, epolacek@zippyshell.com

Spring 2015 Ambassadors

kyleKyle Miller
George Washington UniversityHi! I’m Kyle Miller, a senior at The George Washington University from Cream Ridge, New Jersey, majoring in mechanical engineering with an aerospace concentration and a math minor. When I’m not in the classroom you can probably find me training for a triathlon, cooking up unique dishes, or serving my community. After graduation I plan on competing in Ironman Lake Placid 2015, traveling around the states, and then working as a mechanical engineer and/or pursuing a masters degree.Email Kyle
ryanRyan Shiel
Catholic UniversityRyan Shiel is a sophomore at The Catholic University of America. He enjoys being an athletic all-star as well as making witty banter with his friends and family. He is from Waterbury, CT and represents the 203.Email Ryan
paulPaul Venezia
Catholic UniversityCurrently a Junior Politics Major at the Catholic University of America with a focus in International Relations. Born in Staten Island, New York, but grew up in East Brunswick, New Jersey. Huge supporter of New York area sports teams such as the Yankees, Rangers, Giants, and Red Bulls. Aspirations include serving in the United States Marine Corps and eventually moving back to the tri-state are.Email Paul
PatrickPatrick Parraga
Towson UniversityHello, my name is Patrick Parraga and I am a freshman at Towson University majoring in Business with a concentration in Finance. I was born and raised in Ijamsville Maryland with my two parents Will and Marie and two brothers Tyler and Alec. When I’m not studying I enjoy playing all kinds of sports and watching them all, ranging from hockey to football to baseball. My favorite teams are the Washington Redskins, Capitals, and Nationals.Email Patrick
HunterHunter Dise
Towson UniversityHello, I am Hunter Dise, a freshman at Towson University in Maryland majoring in computer science. I was born and raised in Elkridge, Maryland. When I’m not in the classroom or studying I enjoy staying active participating in intramurals, working outside, and watching sports. My favorite teams include the Baltimore Ravens, Orioles, and Washington Capitals.Email Hunter
ClaireClaire O’Connell
George Washington UniversityClaire O’Connell is currently in her junior year at The George Washington University School of Business. She is pursuing a degree in Business Administration with a dual concentration in International Business and Communications. Claire enjoys global travel, books, and SoulCycle!Email Claire
HiramHiram Holloway
Howard UniversityHiram Holloway is Junior Finance Major from Stamford, Connecticut at Howard University. During Hiram’s free time he enjoys traveling, cooking, and reading.Email Hiram
MarqualoMarqualo McDaniels
Howard UniversityHi, I’m Marqualo McDaniels, sophomore accounting from Saint Louis, MO. I enjoy listening to music, hanging out with brothers and serving my community. After graduation I plan on working within financial industry doing consultant work.Email Marqualo
SamuelSamuel Watkins
Howard UniversityHello my name is Samuel Watkins, I am a senior Political Science major at Howard University, from New Rochelle, NY. On campus I am involved with the Howard University Men’s Basketball team, a member of Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity, and the New Yorkers Unlimited State Club. Email Samuel