SafeLease, which provides a tenant-protection plan for self-storage operations, has hired Adam Locke as chief operating officer. His focus is to ensure the company's strategic business objectives are met by increasing operational capabilities and driving efficiencies across all functional departments, according to a press release.
Locke worked with SafeLease as an outside advisor prior to joining the company. During that time, he gained expert knowledge of its products, market positioning and the value the company delivers to its customers, the release stated.
Locke previously owned a boutique law firm in which he was outside general counsel to tech startups, commercial real estate firms and investment managers. He also owned and operated an advisory firm focused on legal assets, through which he advised on transactions totaling more than $200 million. Locke began his career as a litigator and advisor at corporate law firms and clerked for a federal appellate judge. He earned a law degree from Yale.
“SafeLease is excited to bring Adam on board to spearhead new operational initiatives,” said SafeLease Founder and CEO Steven Stein. “His deep regulatory acumen and cross-functional strengths complement our fast-growing product, sales and marketing functions.”
“SafeLease is well-positioned to redefine risk-management solutions for the commercial real estate industry,” Locke said. “The space SafeLease is innovating in is ripe for disruption. With such a talented team and tremendous market opportunity, I was thrilled to join. I look forward to working with my new colleagues to ensure the company reaches its full potential.”
Headquartered in Austin, Texas, SafeLease works with commercial real estate owners in the United States. It leverages technology and a partner-centric business model to create new revenue channels that maximize the value of commercial property assets.
Source: PR Newswire, SafeLease Hires Adam Locke as Chief Operating Officer