I am honored to be elected to serve the self storage industry, which has been so good to my family and me; the friendships that I've made in this business are irreplaceable.
Orlando, FL (PRWEB) February 22, 2016
Personal Mini Storage, Central Florida's largest family owned storage operator is pleased to share that its President, Marc M. Smith has been elected Chairman of the Self Storage Association (SSA). Elected by the association's volunteer Board of Directors, Smith will serve as Chairman for the 2016 term.
An industry expert, Smith has more than 20 years of first-hand experience in owning and operating self-storage facilities. He has previously served as secretary, treasurer and vice-chairman where he contributed to the board's legislative efforts to grow state associations nationwide.
"I am honored to be elected to serve the self storage industry, which has been so good to my family and me; the friendships that I've made in this business are irreplaceable,” said Marc Smith, President of Personal Mini Storage. “It's an exciting time for the SSA given our new President & CEO, Tim Dietz, and the new direction we're taking. Much thanks to the Personal Mini Storage Team for stepping up while these responsibilities have been added to my plate."
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 40 years. SSA represents the industries 49,000 facilities and serves as an advocate and lobbyist at the federal, state and local levels. Additionally, the SSA encourages industry education by offering various executive and employee training programs.
In addition to his recent appointment, Smith is active in several Orlando philanthropies. 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, which currently number thirty-six (36) across mid-Florida.
To find out more about Personal Mini Storage or to find the storage location nearest to you, visit http://www.personalministorage.com.