Real8 Group Recruits VP of Revenue Management & Marketing for SpareBox Storage
SpareBox Storage, the leading remote-managed operator in the self-storage industry, recently hired industry veteran Alex Zhou as Vice President of Revenue Management and Marketing.
Alex was previously Vice President of Revenue Management and Data Science with Simply Self Storage. In his new role, Alex will play an integral part in maximizing revenue and analyzing opportunities as the company continues to expand.
Real8 Group, a national real estate and self-storage executive search firm, recruited Alex. Real8 Group Co-Founder, Lisa Pyle, expressed gratitude to be part of this significant hire: “I’m honored that SpareBox selected Real8 to partner with them on this search. It’s a privilege to play a part in building their team and helping them grow.”
Founded in 2020, SpareBox Storage provides a fresh approach to self-storage. Sponsored by Rizk Ventures and led by industry veterans CEO Kate Matheny and President and COO Chuck James, they deliver a simple and streamlined experience, putting control in the hands of the customer.
About SpareBox Storage
Founded in August 2020, SpareBox Storage is a joint venture between investment funds advised by Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP and Rizk Ventures, and led by industry veterans Chuck James and Kate Matheny. SpareBox owns 108 properties in 21 markets across nine states, comprised of approximately 7.4 million square feet.
About Rizk Ventures
Rizk Ventures was founded by Thomas A. Rizk in 2013, as a special situations operating business utilizing technology to launch businesses focused on solving everyday problems. Since inception, Rizk Ventures has a proven track record of identifying and solving inefficiencies across multiple sectors. Rizk Ventures’ goal is to take advantage of its strengths by arming founders with the tools needed for unprecedented competitive advantage within their industry.
Across its portfolio companies, Rizk Ventures owns more than 26 million square feet of real estate across 314 properties in the suburban office, light industrial, healthcare and self-storage sectors. In its LaunchTech vertical, Rizk Ventures has established platforms with artificial intelligence technology to address inefficiencies and problems in the real estate, healthcare, supply chain and transportation sectors.