The Jenkins Organization, a self-storage management company, appointed John Manes as the company’s chief operating officer. Manes will oversee all aspects of the company’s operations, including field and office personnel, policy and procedure implementation, training procedures, marketing programs, Internet strategies, revenue management, payroll and bonus plans, and new facility openings.
Manes comes to Jenkins with a background in self-storage and retail sales. He served as a regional vice president for Sovran Self Storage, a publicly traded self-storage real estate investment trust. While at Sovran, Manes led a team of eight district managers and 120 stores covering eight states, representing 275 employees and $62 million in annual sales. He has experience in store-level operations, local marketing initiatives, revenue management, Web strategy and structuring policy and procedure. He also has 20 years of experience in retail sales including specialty retail, discount retail, department-store retail and deep-discount retail.
Based in Houston, The Jenkins Organization has a portfolio valued at more than $200 million.