John Springfield Chief Operating Officer SelfStorageAuction.com
PHOENIX – March 13, 2017 - SelfStorageAuction.com, a newly launched
online auction site that provides bidders with a centralized place to
find self-storage auctions and attend live or bid online, has hired
veteran product manager and marketing leader John Springfield as its
Chief Operating Officer (COO). Springfield will create proper
operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures to support
the rapidly expanding online auction website.
“John and I have worked together in the past and I was always
impressed with his problem solving, work ethic, and ingenuity for new
ideas. He has many years of experience in this and other vertical
industries, and knows how to help grow an operation to the levels that
we are positioned to achieve,” said SelfStorageAuction.com founder Jim
Grant. “As COO, he’ll be the glue that holds all our departments
together operationally, providing leadership and keeping everything
Springfield, the former vice president of product management and
marketing for OpenTech Alliance, will spearhead the development,
marketing, communication and implementation of business processes,
physical infrastructure and personnel to foster a success-oriented,
accountable environment within SelfStorageAuction.com.
“What gets me up in the morning is a passion and desire to have a
positive impact and build greatness,” Springfield said. “Joining the
leadership team of SelfStorageAuction.com provides the opportunity to have that
impact. I am delighted to join the company and look forward to
leveraging my product and management background to contribute to the
Springfield has been a product manager for Apollo Education Group,
CCH – Workflow Solutions, PatchLink and Sage Software. He was also
director of operations and marketing for Pleasant Harbor, business
development manager for Pragmatic Marketing and a technical consultant
Grant was the founder of the ground-breaking online auction site
Storage Battles, which was named the industry’s Best Auction Service
three years straight in 2013, 2014 and 2015 by the readers of Inside Self Storage Magazine.
John will be joining the team of other experienced online storage
auction professionals from Storage Battles and Storage Treasures.
SelfStorageAuction.com is a new mobile-friendly website that combines
the simplicity, reliability and exceptional customer service of the
original platform with new features that ensure stability and are more
As a special promotion for its launch, SelfStorageAuction.com is
offering facilities that register now a free first month of posting
auctions on its site. Operators will have a chance to register and test
drive the new site at the Self Storage Association’s National Spring Conference & Trade Show in New Orleans March 15 to 17 at Booth 113.
SelfStorageAuction.com is a free website that makes it easy and
convenient to find online or live on-site auctions at participating
self-storage facilities in North America, Canada and soon the UK and
Australia. It provides self-storage facilities and auction bidders a
full range of services in one convenient location. For more information,
please go to www.selfstorageauction.com.