Pogoda Cos., a Farmington Hills, Mich.-based self-storage operator and third-party management firm, has hired Jihad “Jay” Catrib as payroll and training coordinator. Catrib will help create and implement training programs across the company’s growing self-storage portfolio, according to a press release.
Catrib has more than 10 years of professional experience in retail training and operation. In his career, he’s hired, trained and mentored employees to build cohesive teams, the release stated. He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan.
Catrib was referred to Pogoda by Real8 Group, an executive search firm specializing in real estate and self-storage, according to the release.
Pogoda Cos. operates more than 3.5 million square feet of self-storage space in Michigan and Ohio under National Storage Centers and other brand names. The firm also provides brokerage, consulting, investment and management services to the self-storage industry through Pogoda Group Inc. and Pogoda Management Co.