Special Guest Speaker
Dean Jernigan, CubeSmart Chairman & CEO
Dean Jernigan has been Chief Executive Officer of U-Store-It Trust since April 2006 and also has served as a member of our Board of Trustees since that time. From 2004 to April 2006, Mr. Jernigan served as President of Jernigan Property Group, LLC, a Memphis-based company that formerly owned and operated self-storage facilities in the United States. From 2002 to 2004, Mr. Jernigan was a private investor. From 1984 to 2002, he was Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Storage USA, Inc., which was a publicly-traded self-storage REIT, from 1994 to 2002. Mr. Jernigan served as a member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts’ Board of Governors from 1995 to 2002, and as a member of its Executive Committee from 1998 to 2002. Mr. Jernigan currently serves on the board of Thomas & Betts, Inc., a publicly-traded electrical components and equipment company.