Bill Bohannan has held an Arizona Real Estate license since 1971 and has been involved in self storage investment and development since 1980. During the 1980s, Bill developed several self storage facilities as investment properties while working in the banking and finance industry. In 1991, Bill left banking to pursue self storage development and management full-time. He partnered with Tom and Millie Swanson in Arizona Mini Storage Management Company / Storage Solutions, and in 1997, he bought out their ownership in the company. Storage Solutions specializes in self storage operations through third-party management, development, acquisition and consulting, and is the largest private operator of self storage properties in the Phoenix Metro Area. Bill is the President and CEO of AMSMC / Storage Solutions, operating 42 self storage properties in Arizona and Nevada, holding an ownership interest in a several of the stores managed by the company.
Ray McRae got his start in the self storage business with U-Haul International in 1983. His 15-year career with U-Haul included many positions, such as Store Manager, Area Field Manager, Area Field Manager/Dealer Program Manager for U-Haul International Corporate Offices and Marketing Company President of Chicago Metroplex. While at U-Haul, Ray assisted in many land purchases, as well as self storage facility acquisitions, performing due diligence, assisting with entitlement process through municipal agencies, coordination with contractors, and operations of these facilities as either company owned moving centers or third-party managed dealerships. Ray currently holds an Arizona Real Estate License and is the Designated Broker of record. Ray is a former Board Member of the Arizona Self Storage Association. Ray joined Bill Bohannan and Storage Solutions in 1998. Since then, the company has doubled in size through various joint ventures, third-party property management and branding affiliations.