Inside Self-Storage is pleased to introduce Melissa Roberts, facility manager of Self Storage Depot in Dunlap, Tenn. We spoke with her at a recent self-storage conference. Let's get to know her!
How long have you been in the industry?
What did you do before self-storage?
Insurance and everything customer service.
If you could have a second home, where would it be?
Somewhere on a beach.
If you were stranded on a desert island, what three items would you most like to have?
My husband and little boy, Long Island ice-teas, and food.
Thinking back to your childhood, what did you want to be when you grew up?
On a scale from one to 10, how happy are you in self-storage? “I really like it. I would say about a nine.”
Hobbies: Church volunteer, gardening. “My son is my hobby, and I read everything I can get my hands on.”
Favorite Sports Teams: Cubs, Tennessee football
Favorite Meal: “I like all foods, especially Italian.”
Favorite Movie: The Notebook
Favorite Author: John Grisham
Favorite Music: Country and contemporary Christian