Investment Real Estate LLC (IRE), a property-management and consulting firm serving the self-storage industry, has hired Vicki Hinson as controller. Hinson will be responsible for managing the daily accounting for the Investment Real Estate Group of Cos., including the self-storage facilities operated by its management arm, Investment Real Estate Management LLC. Her responsibilities will also include providing key support and administration in accounts payable, banking and treasury, financial reporting, human resources, and payroll.
Hinson has more than 22 years of accounting experience. In previous roles, she has managed accounts payable and receivable, payroll, budgeting, and financial analysis and reporting. She has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the Pennsylvania State University.
“I couldn’t be more pleased with the addition of Vicki to our team,” said Joe Braun, chief financial officer. “Not only does she come to us with a long list of accomplishments and terrific credentials, but her experience and knowledge will enable her to be a key member of our leadership team, providing a vital piece of the framework necessary for IRE’s expansion goals. More important, Vicki is a great fit in IRE’s culture, and she lives our core values every day.”
Since its inception in 1998, IRE has provided brokerage, construction, development and management services to self-storage owners and investors.