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Board Organization

Our Board of Directors is made up entirely of dedicated volunteers who invest their time and expertise in you. Reach out today and take advantage of our collective knowledge.



of the Board

Mike Gong
Area Vice President

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
45 East River Park Place West, Suite 605
Fresno, CA 93720                                           


 of the Board

Gary Sugarman
Principal, Chief Operating Officer

The William Warren Group
201 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 102
Santa Monica, CA 90401


Byung Cho
Director, Acquisitions & Development

Metropolitan Investments
811 N. Catalina Ave., Suite 1020
Redondo Beach, CA 90277

Nathan McElmurry

Head of Acquisitions

InSite Property Group
2015 Manhattan Beach Blvd
Redondo Beach, CA 90278

  Nick Walker
  Vice Chairman - Self Storage, Investment                Properties

  CBRE, Inc.
  400 South Hope Street, 25th Floor
  Los Angeles, CA 90071



         PAST CHAIR


     Steve Cobbs  

     Director Transactions, North America                                         

      Invesco Real Estate 
      620 Newport Center Drive, Suite 300
      Newport Beach, CA, 92660

    Pedro Florida

    Chief Operating Officer

     Trojan Storage/Andesol Management
     1732 Aviation Blvd., Suite 217
     Redondo Beach, CA 90278 

    Tosha Giuffrida

    Vice President of Operations

     Derrel's Mini Storage
     3265 West Ashlan Ave.
     Fresno,CA 93722

    Jeff Higashi

    President, Western Division

    Janus International
    2535 W. La Palma Avenue
    Anaheim, CA 92801

       Josh Miller


        Storland Self Storage
         PO BOX 6398
         Visalia, CA 93290

     David Edward                                                                           Developer, Owner

      Ojai Oil Company/Golden State Storage
      4081 Mission Oaks Blvd., Suite A
      Camarillo, CA 93012   

     Matt Garibaldi

      Storage Star/FollettUSA
      3600 American River Dr., Suite 215
      Sacramento, CA 95864

    Kristen Harris


     Tierra Corporation
     4437 Twain Ave.

     San Diego, CA 92120