Simply Self Storage
Phone 877.786.7343

About Us

Our Vision

Beginning in 2003, Simply has embarked on a continual journey to make the self-storage experience as easy as possible while providing a wide range of convenient and secure storage units that serve both personal and business customers. Our properties provide greater control over where and how people store their belongings, with the necessary flexibility to meet each individual need. As a national provider of self-storage, Simply Self Storage is proud of the product we provide and the service our highly trained employees provide.

Our Leadership

With almost a century of self storage experience, the leadership team of Simply Self Storage is well-positioned to guide the company in being a leader in the industry. The team comprises a diverse set of backgrounds that cater to responsible management while also driving innovation and growth.

Kurt O'Brien

CEO
Kurt has been building self storage operations since 1993. After operating The Holding Company, Kurt sold the business for nearly $100 million to Storage USA. He then joined Shurgard Storage where he built 11 locations. After selling them to Public Storage, Kurt founded Simply Self Storage, which has become the largest private self storage operator in the US.


Kyle Schmutzler

EVP, Authorized House Counsel
Kyle Schmutzler is the SVP and Authorized House Counsel and has over a decade of experience in the self storage industry, and is responsible for all legal and real estate related matters the company. He is a cum laude graduate of the University of Evansville and the Indiana University School of Law.


Joe Robinson

SVP, Marketing and Pricing
Before joining us as SVP of Corporate Growth, Joe Robinson was the VP of Pricing and Marketing at Extra Space Storage. Prior to his employment with EXR, Mr. Robinson held a variety of roles in marketing and finance at Dr Pepper, Deloitte Consulting, and FedEx. Joe holds an MBA from Rice University.


Jason Jacobson

SVP, Finance
Jason Jacobson is SVP of Finance and is responsible for all accounting and analysis for the company. He is a CPA with over two decades of experience in accounting and real estate. Previously, Mr. Jacobson was the CFO for Equicor Companies, a development company with over 400,000 square feet of space in their portfolio.


Kerry Richard

SVP, Operations
As SVP of Operations, Kerry Richard brings over two decades of experience in the self storage industry. Previously, he was an RVP for Public Storage. He excels in all facets of operations including finance, budgeting, and acquisitions. He is currently responsible for all Operations and Capital Improvements for Simply Self Storage.

Our People

Simply Self Storage takes pride in the selection and training of all employees. Our employees are smart, innovative, friendly, hardworking and share a common goal: to take the hassle out of self-storage and provide our customers with a simplified and secure solution to storing their belongings.

At Simply Self Storage, our goal is to save you more than just space.

Our Product

With facilities across the country and millions of square feet of storage space, Simply Self Storage offers all types of clean, safe, and stress-free options for storing belongings.

Solutions include climate controlled and non-climate controlled storage, RV and boat parking, drive up access, and sizes ranging from 5x5 to 20x30 square feet.

Our Experience

The Simply Self Storage experience is exactly that, simple. Upon arriving at Simply Self Storage facility, customers are greeted by a friendly self storage expert that is able to craft customized storage solutions that are as unique as our customers. Guests can walk into a Simply Self Storage of any shape or size and find a convenient, secure storage solution that is guaranteed to meet their needs. Helpful team members, clean and secure units, and incredible value are all signatures of the Simply Self Storage experience.

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