The Storage Group (TSG), an Internet-marketing company serving the self-storage industry, has hired Stevie Harris as its first business-development manager in the west-coast office. In her newly created position, Harris will manage the company’s involvement in industry tradeshows, develop new vendor partnerships, build on existing relationships with industry associations, and enhance business processes. She’ll also partner with the sales and marketing teams to build new market messaging, expand the company’s reach and accomplish TSG’s strategic business goals, according to a press release.
Harris has extensive experience working with associations in the construction and real estate industries, particularly in professional education and license compliance. In previous positions, she developed and managed programs to increase and retain association membership and implemented a CRM (customer-relationship management) platform for small businesses. She also spent time in the corporate world managing online-learning and service-area training programs.
“I’m thrilled to be joining an industry that prides itself on innovation, yet simplicity,” Harris said. “We have some projects in the works, specifically for small self-storage owners, that I’m excited to implement and oversee. I truly believe my experience in small business will be a good crossover to this role.”
Based in Maitland, Fla., TSG provides online tools and marketing solutions to the self-storage industry. The company's services include local-listing management, mobile websites, online rentals, pay-per-click advertising, search engine optimization, social media marketing and website development.