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Davis Wins BETCO Sales Award
Jack Davis has been named the third annual winner of BETCO’s “Donnie Tart Sales Award of Excellence.” Named for BETCO’s first sales consultant two decades ago, the award is presented to the salesperson who generates the most sales, has the highest increases from the previous year, the best closing ratios and the most repeat or new customers. Davis has been with BETCO for six years, covering North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. For more information, visit www.betcoinc.com.
Gray, Sosa Named AAAA Managers
AAAA Self Storage Management Group appointed Laura Gray as the new manager for its Christiansburg, Va., location. The company also announced the appointment of Lynn Sosa as manager for the 22nd Street, Norfolk, Va., locale. For more information, visit www.aaaaselfstorage.com.
Morrow Moves to VP
Arizona-based National Self Storage Management Inc., an owner and operator of self-storage facilities, promoted Travis Morrow to vice president. Morrow started with the company in January 2003 as a finance intern. He then served as a consulting division manager, conducting feasibility and market studies before his promotion to vice president. For more information, visit www.nationalselfstorage.com.
Moore Joins DBCI Team
Barbara Moore has joined Georgia-based DBCI as Western region district manager of the commercial door division. Moore’s diverse sales background includes growing business through a multi-tiered distribution network. Most recently, she was district sales manager in California and Nevada for a major industrial-door manufacturer. For more information, visit www.dbci.com.
Shade to Manage Tredd’s Marketing
Tredd’s Software Solutions of Pennsylvania hired Melissa Shade as its sales and marketing manager. She brings several years of experience from the banking industry with expertise in customer service, promotions and sales. For more information, visit www.tredd.com.
Liberty Adds to Management Staff
Ronald Pugh has joined Tennessee-based Liberty Building Systems as components sales manager, a new position in the company. His initial focus is working with area sales managers to improve the company’s opportunities in the self-storage and component markets. Pugh has worked in the metal-building systems, metal processing and fabrication sectors.
Beth Simkanin was named the company’s new marketing manager. She worked in marketing and public relations for a major metal building systems manufacturer, and more recently as a sales manager for a metal-construction industry publication. She is responsible for developing marketing strategies, advertising, public relations and collateral materials for Liberty. For more information, visit www.libertybuildings.com.
OpenTech Promotes Morin, Hires Moriarty
Christopher A. Morin was promoted to vice president of technical services for Arizona-based OpenTech Alliance Inc., the makers of INSOMNIAC self-storage kiosks. Morin oversees OpenTech’s technical services organization. His group handles kiosk installations, support and training.
Ellen Moriarty also joined the INSOMNIAC team as operations manager responsible for OpenTech’s accounting, sales support, customer relations and day-to-day office management. For more information, visit www.opentechalliance.com.