OpenTech Recruits Jon Loftin to Lead New Initiative

Posted by Poppy Behrens on Jul 1, 2016 12:00:00 AM

OpenTech Recruits Jon Loftin to Lead New Initiative

PHOENIX, Ariz. – June 28, 2016 – Today OpenTech, a technology leader in the self storage industry, announced they have recruited Jon Loftin, one of the industry’s leading access control experts. Jon will report directly to Robert A. Chiti, the companies CEO, and hold the title of Vice President and Product Owner.

Mr. Loftin has held senior management roles in the self storage industry for over 25 years. He has contributed to the success of Digi Tech International, Chamberlain Access Products Group and for the past 5 years has been leading sales, technical support, customer service and marketing for PTI. Jon has managed the dealer/installer networks for all three companies. Jon will be responsible for the development of OpenTech’s new IoE Solutions Platform. Details of the initiative will be announced later this year.

Jon commented, “I have worked with the team at OpenTech for many years and I have watched them continue to grow their company by developing innovative solutions and happy customers. I am excited about getting the opportunity to design, develop and launch an entirely new solution for the self storage industry, built from ground up on the latest technology available.”

Robert A. Chiti said, “We are proud that Jon has decided to join our management team. His values align nicely with OpenTech’s. He puts customers first and will do whatever he can to make them happy. We call it Doing It Right. Jon’s experience and knowledge with access control systems, business, and people makes him the perfect person to lead our IoE initiative.”

Jon will continue to work from Asheville, NC but travel to OpenTech’s headquarters in Arizona on a regular basis. He can be reached at or his mobile (828) 776-0820.

Why We Do What We Do: Every day, OpenTech Alliance connects thousands of tenants with storage companies around the world. With over 4,000 daily transactions, the company’s automated products and services helped Storage Managers move-in over 100,000 tenants in 2015, generating over 100 million dollars in new sales revenue alone. OpenTech also owns a majority stake in StorageTreasures, LLC and operates, the largest online and onsite self-storage auction market place in the industry with over 950,000 bidders, 7,500 self-storage facilities and over 140,000 auctions held in 2015. OpenTech, Making Self-Storage Easier, So More People will Use It. For additional information, please visit or call an OpenTech Business Development Manager at (602) 749-9370.

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