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Officers and Directors

  • Robert J. Attea
    Chairman of the Board and Director

    Chairman of the Board and Director of the Company since 1995 and Chief Executive Officer of the Company from March 1997 to February 29, 2012. Mr. Attea is one of the founders of the Company and has more than 40 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry and over 30 years in the self-storage industry. He brings to the Board of Directors extensive experience in the acquisition, disposition and development of commercial real estate.

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  • Kenneth F. Myszka
    President and Director

    Director of the Company since 1995. President of the Company since March 1997 and Chief Operating Officer of the Company from March 1997 to January 19, 2015. Mr. Myszka is one of the founders of the Company and has more than 30 years of experience in the self-storage industry. He is a certified public accountant and a graduate of the University of Buffalo Law School. He brings to the Board extensive experience in systems development, marketing and product innovations.

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  • David L. Rogers
    Chief Executive Officer

    Chief Executive Officer of the Company since 2012.  Mr. Rogers previously served as the Company's Chief Financial Officer and Secretary from 1995 to February 2012. From 1988 to 1995, Mr. Rogers served as the Vice President of Finance of the Company's predecessor and from 1984 to 1988 he served as Controller and Due Diligence Officer.  Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Rogers spent seven years as an accountant/systems analyst in both the public and private sectors.  As one of the

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  • Andrew J. Gregoire
    Chief Financial Officer

    Chief Financial Officer of the Company since 2012.  Previously, Mr. Gregoire served as the Company's Vice President of Finance from 1998 to 2012.  Prior to joining Sovran, he was a Senior Manager at Ernst and Young LP where he was employed from 1988 to 1998.  It was at Ernst & Young in which Mr.

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  • Paul T. Powell
    Chief Investment Officer

    Mr. Powell was named Chief Investment Officer in 2015;  prior to that he served as Executive Vice President, Real Estate Investment since 2012.  Mr. Powell previously served as the Company's Vice President of Development and Real Estate Management from 2005 until 2012.

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  • Edward F. Killeen
    Chief Operating Officer

    Mr. Killeen was named Chief Operating Officer in 2015 and served as Executive Vice President, Real Estate Management since 2012.  Mr. Killeen previously served as the Company's Vice President of Sales and Operations from 2005 until 2012.  From 1998 – 2005, he served as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing and from 1997 – 1998 he was Regional Vice President for the Company’s Southeast Region.   Mr.

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  • Charles E. Lannon
    Director

    Director of the Company since 1995. Mr. Lannon is and has been the President of Strategic Advisory, Inc. (formerly known as Strategic Capital, Inc.), a consulting firm, since 1995. Through Strategic Advisory, Inc., Mr. Lannon has provided consulting and advisory services to many companies seeking capital, transactional and financial guidance. Also, since 1995 he has served as an executive officer and on the board of several non-public companies.

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  • Stephen R. Rusmisel
    Director

    Director of the Company since 2012. Mr. Rusmisel was a partner of the law firm of Pillsbury, Winthrop, Shaw, Pittman LLC (and its predecessor firm, Winthrop, Stimson, Putnam & Roberts) from January 1, 1980 to January 31, 2016. He received his J.D. degree from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1971 and his A.B degree from Yale University in 1968. During his more than 40 years as an attorney, he counseled clients in general corporate, securities and business matters with an

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  • Mark G. Barberio
    Director
    Director of the Company since 2015. Mr. Barberio is and has been principal of Markapital, LLC since 2013. Markapital, LLC is a business and M&A consulting firm. Prior to forming Markapital, LLC, Mr. Barberio was employed by Mark IV, LLC (now Dayco, LLC) a global diversified manufacturing company from 1985 to 2013. He served in a variety of positions at Mark IV, including as Co-Chief Executive Officer from 2009 to 2013 and Chief Financial Officer from 2004 to 2013. Mr.
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  • Arthur L. Havener
    Director
    Director of the Company since 2015. Mr. Havener is and has been since 2007 principal of Stampede Capital LLC, which provides real estate consulting support to publicly traded real estate investment trusts and institutional investors. Prior to forming Stampede Capital LLC, he was a Vice President of A.G. Edwards and Sons Inc., and Head of Real Estate Research from 2002 to 2007. Mr. Havener also serves on the Board of Trustees of Boardwalk REIT, a Canadian Real Estate Investment Trust traded on
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Corporate Management

Cyndi Brickell
Director of Audits (2014)

Matt Carson (2004)
Director of Application Development

Ryan DiMillo
Director of Digital Marketing (2015)

Kevin Driscoll
Vice President, Finance (2005)

Sandra Herberger
Vice President, Administration/Legal Compliance (1990)

Randy Hillman
Regional Vice President (2004)

Jennifer Kozub
Director of Human Resources (1999)

Jim Kwitchoff
Regional Vice President (2013)

Christopher Laczi
Vice President, Marketing (2000)

Darren Laratonda
Vice President, Customer Care / Team Training & Development (2009)

Bill McIntyre
Director of Training & Development (2004)

Jeffrey Myszka
Vice President, Store Operations (1998)

Jeffrey O'Donnell
Vice President, Information Technology (2000)

David Paolini
Vice President, Revenue Management (1983)

Diane Piegza
Vice President, Investor Relations & Community Affairs (1990)

John Rogers
Vice President, Business Development (1993)

Michael Rogers
Vice President, Real Estate/Asset Management (1995)

Christopher Runckel
Regional Vice President (2011)

Diane Steger
Accounting Manager (1995)

Michael Stratton
Regional Vice President (2001)

Eric Sweet
Vice President, Construction Management (2014)

Philip Wilfong
Regional Vice President (2008)
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