Senior Leadership Team

Michael McAlhany Jr., President/CEO

michael_mcalhanyMr. McAlhany serves as Founder and President of UNITS® Moving and Portable Storage, Inc., a National Moving and Portable Storage Corporation servicing over 500 cities throughout North America. A self-made entrepreneur has granted accomplishments and success with launching and operating multiple businesses over the past 25 years. Mr. McAlhany’s development from inception and continued management of fixed self-storage facilities coupled with the team that he has been successful surrounding himself with, has positioned UNITS® to become the industry leader in the Moving and Portable Storage Industry.

Utilizing hands-on experience from knowledge acquired with nearly two decades in the moving and storage industry, he continues to share his instrumental knowledge while having had multiple industry related articles detailing his successes in various publications of the self-storage industry. Mr. McAlhany’s continued vision to take the Self-Storage Industry to a new level by creating and implementing a simple, seamless operation for the Moving and Portable Storage industry has led to the success of others. Mr. McAlhany’s passion remains to help, guide, and teach others from his success and the success of current franchisees of how to plug into the UNITS® system, and showing others how their investment into UNITS® equals profits.

Holly McAlhany, Vice President

hollyMs. McAlhany is Vice President and COO and has been since incorporation. Since June 2004, Ms. McAlhany also serves as the Vice President of our affiliate, UNITS® Moving and Portable Storage of Charleston (SC). She also serves as Vice President of each of our other affiliates, and has served as such for each since they were formed. Also, since August 2003, Ms. McAlhany has served as the Vice President of Extra Room Self-Storage, LLC, Myrtle Beach, a fixed self-storage facility, located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; and since February 2000, Vice President of Extra Room Self-Storage, LLC located in Pawley’s Island, South Carolina.

As a native of Charleston, Ms. McAlhany’s participation in local community and charitable groups allows her to help improve the lives of others.

Joe Kozubowski, Consultant and Advisor

joeprofilepicKozubowski brings more than 25 years of experience in the relocation industry to UNITS®. Kozubowski was responsible for creating the Inter-Market (Long-Distance) Moves Division for 1-800-Pack-Rats back in 2008. He established a best in class transportation logistics network, a strong sales and customer service team to execute Inter-Marker Moves which grew to over $42 Million in just 5 years.

Prior to joining 1-800-Pack-Rat, Kozubowski spent four years as Vice President of Business Development for Dependable Auto Shippers. At Dependable Auto Shippers, Kozubowski was responsible for new program development as well as management of their retail pricing and yield management programs. He began his career with Allied Van Lines (now SIRVA, Inc) and held various positions including the Vice President of Marketing and Vice President of Pricing and Contract Administration. Kozubowski was active with the American Moving and Storage Association (AMSA) holding various committee positions and a member of the board of directors.

Stephanie Chambers, Human Resources Manager

175964_4155014363566_1602211567_oMs. Chambers has been a South Carolina resident since 1999 and received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of South Carolina. She has served as the Human Resources Manager for UNITS® Moving and Portable Storage since 2010. She is responsible for establishing assessment needs such as engendered standard methods of assessment visa via training needs, performance evaluations, counseling notices, developed motivational incentive programs, and job analysis methods.

 

Erik Lorensen, Director of Franchise Operations

Mr. Lorensen serves as the Director of franchise operations bringing with him 15 years of franchise operations and leadership experience in a similar role with TEGG Service division of the ABM Franchising Group.

Mr. Lorensen served as Senior Area Vice President for the TEGG brand and was responsible for the overall support and performance of 75 franchised businesses with combined revenues of $650 million annually. Concurrently fostering strong client relations with franchise owners and their teams, providing training, coaching, consultation, and guidance in the areas of sales management, training, financial and strategic planning, franchise startups and FDD compliance. In that position, Mr. Lorensen also supervised a team of four direct reports while personally managing the brand’s international and European franchises directly, while also sustaining franchise operations, compliance.

Mr. Lorensen resides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and has three children.

Matt Dillon, Franchise Development Director

Matt Dillon brings over 18 years of franchise development experience to UNITS. As the development director for UNITS Franchising Group, INC., Matt is dedicated to developing the franchise with quality owners building UNITS into a national brand.

Over his career, Matt has represented Great Clips, Doctor’s Express, Regis Brands, Senior Helpers, and Authority Brands. His track record of success has provided strong financial returns, unit growth, and royalty production for the franchise systems while helping numerous entrepreneurs find the right business model to meet their business objectives and personal goal of independence.