Troy Downing, Chief Executive Officer of AC Self Storage Solutions LLC, accepted a seat on the board of directors for Charity Storage. Downing brings a vast depth of self storage experience to this position.
He has been heavily involved in the self storage industry. At AC Self Storage Solutions, Downing has been responsible for acquisition, development, and management of commercial real estate for over 10 years. He also writes for various trade publications, newsletters, and blogs. In fact, you have probably read his articles in the Mini Storage Messenger.
“I am honored that Charity Storage has reached out to me to fill a seat on their board,” states Downing. “I think this is a great organization with a great idea that helps so many other worthy organizations raise funds to support their charitable work. This is good for the community, good for the storage operators who partner with Charity Storage, and is an easy step in our efforts to make the World a better place.”
For many years, Downing has also been a supporter, advisor, and volunteer for many charitable organizations. He has worked on causes for education and medical research. He has also worked on US veteran issues. Most notably, he is a volunteer and supporter of Warriors and Quiet Waters Foundation, which is a Montana based foundation that offers therapeutic recreational programs for US Veterans who were injured in recent conflicts including Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Charity Storage supports over 27 causes. It is probably most known for its connection to KureIt Cancer Research. In addition to KureIt, Charity Storage supports the Orange County Foundation for Oncology, Children, and Families, The Maddie James Foundation, Ocean Institutes, Southern California Aviation Mentoring Program, Bay Area Rescue Mission, Faith Fellowship Worship Center, and the Smile Train.
Charity Storage works with self storage facilities that do fundraising activities. The participating self storage offers a unit as a collection point for goods donated to the fund raiser. Self storage tenants, local residents, and businesses are encouraged to donate items and then these items are sold at a public auction. Part of the revenue collected is given to Charity Storage for cancer research.
AC Self Storage Solutions has offices in Carlsbad and Newport Beach, California. They have facilities in California, Colorado, Nevada, Tennessee, and Texas. They currently have over one million square feet in their management portfolio.