Personal Mini Storage President, Marc Smith Elected to Industry Association Board

Posted by MiniCo on Jul 16, 2014 12:00:00 AM

Personal Mini Storage President, Marc Smith Elected to Industry Association Board

Personal Mini Storage, Central Florida’s premier business and commercial storage operator is pleased to share that its President, Marc Smith has been appointed treasurer of the Self Storage Association (SSA). Appointed by the association’s distinguished Board of Directors, Smith will serve as Treasurer for the 2014 term.

An industry expert, Smith has more than 18 years of first-hand experience in owning and operating self-storage facilities. In SSA’s 2013 term, he served as secretary where he contributed to the board’s legislative efforts to grow state associations nationwide. During this time, SSA established six new state associations, a 40 percent growth from 2012.

“The entire Personal Mini Storage team is proud of Marc’s new appointment,” said Laurie Shader Smith, vice president of Personal Mini Storage. “SSA is an organization of great importance to the entire self-storage industry, and one we’re proud to be an active contributor to.”

SSA’s Board of Directors is comprised of elected leaders from various constituencies, and has served as the official trade organization and voice of the U.S. and international self-storage industry for more than 38 years.

“After serving in multiple positions within the SSA over the past three years, I’m honored to continue as the board’s Treasurer,” said Marc Smith, president of Personal Mini Storage. “I look forward to once again working diligently with the national and international industry to advance the self-storage business.”

In addition to his recent appointment, Smith currently serves on the SSA Foundation Board of Governors for the Self Storage Association Foundation (SSAF). This organization provides industry information and education experiences to members, owner-operators and investors across the country. A licensed real estate broker, building contractor and Orlando philanthropist, Smith previously served as past president and national board member of the Southeast Region of the SSA. Smith specializes in all aspects of the self-storage business, including acquisitions, site selection, start-ups, construction management, design, systems analysis and more. He continues to use his experience and expertise to grow the Personal Mini Storage brand.

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(via MarketWired)