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Brian Byrd

Chief Operations Officer / Principal

Brian has been involved in the multi-unit property management for 25 years; self-storage since 2002.  In addition to self-storage, Brian is well versed in managing manufactured housing, apartments, and commercial warehouse space.  Before entering into property management, Brian juggled his earning his business degree, a real estate license, and was on active duty in the United States Army. 

Currently Brian oversees the operations, management and marketing of the Landvest portfolio, with the help of his management team.  Brian has been a contributor to Inside Self Storage (ISS) and Self Storage Association (SSA) publications, along with being known as a national speaker on sales training, auditing and employee theft.  Brian is know for his tough, nonsense approach to business.  He has a reputation for being firm, but very fair when dealing with all aspects of business.

 

In addition to operating Landvest, Brian is also a Board Member with the Kansas Self Storage Owners' Association and a former Vice President of the Kansas Manufactured Housing Association.  His experience in the manufactured housing industry is significant.  Brian was involved with a group that took a company, who solely operated manufactured housing, public.  That Initial Public Offering (IPO) was significant to the manufactured housing industry at that time.

When Brian is not working, he enjoys spending time with his daughters, and wife of over 25 years, at Table Rock Lake.  He is also active with Freemasonry in Kansas and has served in various capacities throughout the bodies of that organization.

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