Mr. Robert D. Francis | Board of Advisors

Mr. Francis has specialized in the management and operation of self storage facilities throughout North America for almost 30 years. In 2008, Bob served as Chairman of the National Self Storage Association (SSA), the premier trade organization representing the self storage industry. For 8 years, Bob has served as Vice Chairman of the SSA’s Board of Directors, heading several committees. Mr. Francis has been a partner in several storage facilities, authored over 30 industry articles and is highly regarded throughout the industry.

Prior to his tenure with SSA, he was the Past Vice President of the SE Regional Self Storage Association and Trustee of the Florida Self Storage Association. Mr. Francis is a sought after Senior Instructor with the Self Storage Association’s Management Training and Certification programs. In addition, he holds the designation of Certified Property Manager from the Institute of Real Estate Management and is a Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker.