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STATE MANAGEMENT

Empowering self storage owners and operators through tailored consulting services, insightful education, and strategic state management.

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Hey Y'all! I'm Melissa

I'm Melissa, owner of Melissa's Management & Consulting. Under this brand, I offer state management services for the self storage industry. My career in storage began in 2008 as a facility manager. In 2017 I took on the role of VP of Operations for a privately owned company. In that role, I helped grow the company from two to over 35 facilities owned and managed across Tennessee, Kentucky and Florida. 

 

While all that was going on, I was also working closely with the Tennessee Self Storage Association (TNSSA). I was hired by them in 2014 to work in an official capacity as their association director. My love for the association side of things grew and in 2018 I started my management company specifically focused on state association management. I currently manage the Tennessee and Louisiana state associations. These roles have given me an unparalleled perspective on the industry's challenges and opportunities. 

 

As a passionate educator, I share industry best practices through speaking engagements. I have spoken at several state and national self storage conferences, sharing my knowledge on operations, training, customer service, and more. My presentations are drawn from my extensive industry experience, aiming to empower attendees with insights to enhance their own self-storage practices. I also use my experience in state management to organize beneficial events and educational opportunities for our members and the wider self-storage community. I co-host the monthly Gabfocus webinar with my good friend, Tommy Nguyen of StoragePug and the weekly Gabfocus Podcast with my husband, Josh Huff.

EXPERIENCE

STATE MANAGEMENT

EDUCATION

2012 - Present

Executive Director

TENNESSEE SELF STORAGE ASSOCIATION

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2019 - Present

LOUISIANA SELF STORAGE ASSOCIATION

Executive Director

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2018 - 2020

Executive Director

ALABAMA SELF STORAGE ASSOCIATION

Alabama Self Storage Association

SKILLS

SKILLS
Melissa Huff leading self storage conference in Tennessee

CONSULTING

SPEAKING

EVENT PLANNING

ASSOCIATION MANAGEMENT

SELF STORAGE OPERATIONS

TRAINING

EXPERTISE

EXPERTISE

STATE MANAGEMENT

With Melissa's Management & Consulting, you get access to me - an industry veteran with a knack for strategic planning and a robust network of industry connections. My track record for success includes spearheading legislation, masterminding memorable events, and building a growing membership base. As a trusted resource, I offer practical answers to members' questions and support their operational needs. Let me know how I can help your state benefit from a proven success formula.

SPEAKING

Education is what put me on my present path in self storage. Needless to say, I'm passionate about it. I've spoken at several state self storage conferences, delivering fun and informative presentations on operations, customer service, and more. My speaking engagements are characterized by their practical insights, relevant advice, and engaging style. Whether you're seeking to train your staff or educate your members, I'd love to be involved at your next event.

CONSULTING

I'm excited to bring my self storage experience to you. You're not just getting a generic consultant - you're gaining access to a seasoned industry professional. I've helped self storage operations optimize their practices, improve their profitability, and stay ahead of industry trends. My 15 years of operational experience allows me to provide practical, insightful advice tailored to your needs. From evaluating your operations to implementing best practices, I'm here to support your growth.

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