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Getting to Know Self-Storage Manager Melissa Roberts, Self Storage Depot, Dunlap, Tenn.


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?
Nine months.  

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?
A teacher.  

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

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