SSAM was founded by 25 self-storage owners and operators
September 2, 2020: The Self Storage Association of Michigan (SSAM) has named a new president and officers for 2020-21. President and CEO of Citizen Storage Management (CSM), Peter Spickenagel will serve as president. Spickenagel has more than a decade of self-storage industry experience.
“I am honored to have this opportunity to contribute to the overall vision and growth of the association. I believe the extensive knowledge of the self-storage industry will help influence legislation to best improve the business climate in the self-storage space for our members in the state of Michigan.” Said by Spickenagel.
Before joining in CSM, Spickenagel was working as vice president of operations for Storage Pros Management, which operates self-storage facilities and manages them on behalf of other owners.
The other key position holders in SSAM are Chad Lundberg, managing partner for The Storage Group, as vice president; and Jeff Steffani, president of the U-Haul Company of Central Michigan, as treasurer/secretary. Board members include Jim Abraham, owner of Abe’s Storage; Theresa Gallas, Midwest sales manager for Janus International; and Adam Pogoda, director of acquisitions for Pogoda Cos.
SSAM was founded in 2007 by 25 self-storage owners and operators. SSAM focusing through legislation, education and marketing. It works to improve operations for its members and encourage growth in all areas of the industry.