David Allan, vice president of development for Canada-based Apple Self Storage, has been elected to the Canadian Self Storage Association (CSSA) Board of Directors. Allen was voted in June 7 during the CSSA general meeting. He’ll join six others who were re-elected during proceedings, according to a press release. They are Chris Killi, Real Storage Group; Robert Madsen, U-Lock Mini Storage Group; Sue Margeson, Big Bear Self Storage; Troy McLellan, Public Storage; Tami Reilly, Burnaby Self Storage; and Steven Scott, Access Self Storage/StorageVault.
Allan became vice president of development for Apple in April. The son of company co-founder Phil Allan, he also purchased a 25 percent ownership stake in the company. He’s been working in the self-storage industry for 4.5 years, the release stated. He joined Apple in 2012 in a business-development role, helping to grow the company portfolio. Under his direction, it expanded from 13 to 31 owned and managed properties in four years.
Allan also serves on the board of directors executive committee at Huron University College.
Family-owned and -operated, Apple opened its first facility in 1974. Its properties comprise more than 1.5 million square feet of rentable space. The company offers standard and premium storage units, mailbox rental, package acceptance, hold-key service, and packing and moving supplies.
The CSSA is an affiliate of the U.S. national Self Storage Association. Founded in 1980 and based in British Columbia, it lobbies the Canadian government on behalf of the industry. It also provides its membership with education, networking and other industry resources.
EIN News Desk, Apple Self Storages' David Allan Elected to the CSSA Board of Directors