Real estate investment trust Sovran Self Storage Inc., which operates the Uncle Bob’s Self Storage brand, has named Philip Wilfong as its regional vice president of operations in the Northeast.
A Pensacola, Fla., native, Wilfong joined Uncle Bob’s in 2008 as an area manager and served in that capacity for Pensacola and later Atlanta. In his new role as regional vice president, he leads a team of six area managers who oversee approximately 100 self-storage facilities, according to Wilfong’s LinkedIn profile. He has more than 20 years of experience in management, leadership and team-building, with past positions including district manager at CVS Caremark Corp. and store manager at Rite Aid.
Headquartered in Buffalo, N.Y., Sovran operates more than 500 facilities in 25 states. The company ranked fifth on the Inside Self-Storage 2014 Top-Operators List. Its portfolio comprises more than 34 million square feet in 305,000 units.