Pamela Alton

Principals:       Pamela M. Alton – Founder and CEO

Pamela holds a Degree in Business Administration from WMU and held a Real Estate License in the State of California. Pamela is a well-known self-storage training expert, featured speaker, author and self-storage consultant. She has 35 + years experience in Real Estate Sales, Property Management, Business Administration, Marketing & Sales, Audit & Inspections, New Facility Start-Up and Training, Consulting, Due Diligence Inspections and Feasibility Studies.  Pamela founded the company with her late husband, Ronald Alton in 1991. 

Mary Hilton  –  Director of Sales and Marketing

Mary, formally with U.S. Bank Systems, has 25+ years experience in Sales and Marketing in an international market.  She has an extensive background in customer service and business administration.  Mary joined the company in 2003.

Emilia Adams  –  Director of Manager Placement

Emilia has an extensive background in customer service and business administration.  Emilia joined the company in 2007 and quickly moved up the ranks to become Director of Manager Placement.

The company has one of the best well known and respected names in the self-storage industry.  Mini-Management Services has been a member of the Self Storage Association (SSA), the Texas Self Storage Association (TSSA), Nevada Self Storage Association (NVSSA) and Group Leader of the Ventura/Santa Barbara County for the California Self

Storage Association (CSSA).  The company was formed in 1991 in Santa Barbara, California.Mini-Managementâ Services was the first company in the self-storage industry to conceive and formulate a professional, confidential manager placement service; placing facility and district managers nationwide.

Mini-Management Services has performed 100+ Feasibility and Market Studies nationwide.   We have consulted with many individuals and corporations in the development of self-storage projects.

Pamela Alton has been a featured speaker and round table monitor at many of the industry’s national conventions and trade shows.  She has also conducted one and two day owner and manager seminars privately and with other well known and respected consultants in the industry.  She has authored and coauthored several manuals available and used today in the self-storage industry.

Mini-Management Services has operated self-storage facilities in California, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, Kentucky, Texas, New Mexico, Oregon and Washington.  We are operations specialists!

Property management is not writing ten or twelve monthly checks and paying bills!  To be successful the facility and the management must operate the facility to its full potential.  Through our Training Programs, Mini-Management Services has helped new facility owners achieved results for new start-up facilities unmatched by most companies in the industry (90%+ occupancy in less than one year – without aggressive discounting).  We have helped owners take  distressed properties and turned each one into profit centers! 

Through Mini-Management Services proven management techniques, managers that use our proven techniques have received recognized industry awards such as Manager of the Month, Manager of the Year, Best Marketing Managers of the Year and Best Customer Service Manager of the Year and Facility of the Year.