More Than Self Storage

Bolt Storage is a leading provider of self-storage solutions. Our mission is to offer convenient, secure, and affordable storage options for individuals and businesses.

Bolt Storage by the numbers

Bolt Storage (previously Storage Squad) was founded by Nicholas Huber and Daniel Hagberg in 2011. The business began at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY as a pickup and delivery service catered toward storing college students’ belongings over the summer recess.

By 2014 the company had grown and was operating at 30 major universities in 12 states and had a team of 7 full time employees and 150+ part time employees.

In 2016 the company expanded into traditional self storage and built a 51,000 square foot storage facility in Ithaca, NY.

These are Bolt Storage's numbers today as it looks to continue to grow.

11+
States
60+
Locations Operated
11,000
Individual storage units
1.6m+
Rentable square feet of space
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Describing what Bolt does best

Bolt Storage is a leading provider of self-storage solutions. Our mission is to offer convenient, secure, and affordable storage options for individuals and businesses.

We understand the importance of keeping your belongings safe and accessible, which is why we offer a range of self-storage units in various sizes to fit your specific needs. Our facilities are equipped with state-of-the-art security systems, including 24/7 video surveillance and gated entry, to ensure the safety of your belongings.

At Bolt Storage, we believe in making the rental process easy and stress-free. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is always available to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have. Plus, with our online rental and account management system, you can rent a unit, make payments, and manage your account from the comfort of your own home in less than five minutes.

Our values

Emphasize what's important
to Bolt Storage

At Bolt Storage, we go above and beyond to ensure our facilities meet the highest standards of cleanliness, security and customer service. We believe that everyone deserves the peace of mind that comes with knowing their belongings are in good hands.

Rent In 5 Minutes

Rent your storage unit in 5 minutes with Bolt Storage. Swift, seamless, and hassle-free, our online rental process ensures quick access to the perfect space for your belongings.

Immediate Access 24/7

Access your storage unit 24/7 with Bolt Storage. Retrieve or store your items anytime, day or night, for unmatched convenience.

Undeniably Exceptional Service

Discover Bolt Storage's exceptional service – top-notch, reliable, and tailored to your unique needs.

Units available in 11+ US States

Ohio
North Carolina
Indiana
Virginia
Connecticut
New York
Illinois
Pennsylvania
Missouri
Georgia
Mississippi
Our team

Introducing The Bolt Storage All Stars

Nick Huber
Co-Founder, Operations, Growth
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Nicholas was born in southern Indiana and attended college in Ithaca NY where he ran track and field. He now splits time between Watkins Glen NY and Athens GA. He enjoys playing golf, craft beer, and hanging out with his wife Michelle and two boys Timothy and Everett. At Bolt Storage he focuses on growth and acquisitions.

Dan Hagberg
Co-Founder, Operations, Growth
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Daniel grew up in St. Charles, IL (about an hour outside of Chicago) and currently splits his time between Athens, GA and New York City. He studied labor relations and ran track and field at Cornell University, where he was a 5 time Ivy League champion in the high hurdles. In his spare time he enjoys golfing, tennis, and craft beer. At Bolt he focuses on operations and growth.

Amanda Ritchie
Director of Closing and Communications
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Amanda is a former high school English teacher. Since working at Bolt Storage, she has learned that many of the skills you must have to be an excellent teacher are directly transferrable to a corporate environment. She believes "Businesses should hire more teachers!" In her free time, she loves to stay active, travel, and get out of her comfort zone by trying new activities.

Kevin Wickham
VP Finance
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Kevin is a graduate of Cornell University with a Bachelor's degree in Applied Economics and Management. He is happily married with two children. Kevin enjoys spending time with family, fishing and is an avid fan of Buffalo, NY sports teams.

Wade Chahin
Finance Director
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Wade is a native of Barranquilla, Colombia. After graduating from Universidad de los Andes in Colombia, Wade started working in the insurance broking industry. He enjoys playing soccer, baseball and hanging out with his family. He focuses in Bolt Storage’s underwriting, finance and acquisitions strategy.

Daniel Cepeda
Finance Associate
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Born and raised in Cartagena, Colombia, he graduated from Universidad de los Andes and worked 2 years in Investment Banking before joining Bolt. Daniel's main focus here is the process of acquiring new properties. In his spare time Daniel enjoys watching and playing sports as well as hanging out with friends and family.

Jim O'Brien
Property Improvements
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Jim spent his early years at Cornell University , first as a tradesmen doing commercial HVAC work, then a supervisor of the technical shops. He spent his last few years as the associate director leading all the professional shops and providing construction management on in house projects. He moved to Athens GA in early 2021 and started with Bolt Storage as a property improvement specialist. He has three daughters and nine grandchildren and enjoys horseback riding and travel.

Wes Linette
Acquisitions
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Wes' main focus at Bolt is new acquisitions and growth. Wes was born in Southern Indiana and attended Indiana University. He now resides in Augusta GA with his wife Diane and son Jonathan. He enjoys golfing, hunting and spending time with friends and family.

Leslie Mendez
Investor Relations Manager
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Leslie was born in Cuba and raised in Miami, FL. She was a former teacher and administrator with a Master’s degree in STEM Leadership. Though she misses working with students & educators, she loves applying her skills and background in her current position at Bolt Storage. She enjoys outdoor activities - camping, hiking, and SCUBA diving are some of her favorites. She also loves spending time with her husband, Robert, and their two kids, Lyra and Christopher.

Debbie G.
Customer Service Manager
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Debbie grew up and still resides in the suburbs of Chicago. Previously she was a pediatric nurse but once she started her family, she chose a path of customer service to be able to spend more time at home. She loves spending time with her 6 children, husband and immediate family, along with sharing her enjoyment of camping, ATV and dirt bike riding. Here at Bolt Storage she uses her caring personality to manage our customer service department and continues to take it to the next level each year.

Anne Bueta
Custome Experience Agent
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Anne has been in the BPO industry since 2017. She is a mom of three whom she considers her greatest accomplishment! "Being a mom is just like my role as a customer expert agent; you have to be very patient and understanding". She loves watching a good tv series, and her favorite is Game of Thrones!

AJ Taquiso
Custome Experience Agent
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Andrea was previously a supervisor in Global Recruitment before joining Bolt Storage. Music is her passion and she has loved joining singing contests since a young age. Andrea is the eldest of 3 siblings.

Maxine Adajar
Customer Experience Agent
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Maxine is from Manila, Philippines but currently resides in Davao City. Maxine has a Business Administration degree from Miriam College and took a job in the Customer Service industry shortly after graduation. Maxine loves spending time with family and going on vacation, especially to the beach!

Jace
Customer Service
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The pivot of success, is to focus on the better next

German Suarez
Senior Property Management Associate
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German has Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Universidad de los Andes and just finished a graduate program on Project Management at Universidad de la Sabana - Colombia. He previously worked as maintenance manager and maintenance specialist before starting his career at Bolt. His hobbies include tennis and soccer as well as attending concerts and music festivals!

Natalie Trujillo
Property Improvement Associate
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Natalie is native to Barranquilla, Colombia. Her focus at Bolt is overseeing and monitoring recurring services and development of projects. Natalie is an international business professional specialized in trade-company management. Upon graduation, she started working with freight forwarders coordinating logistics operations all over the globe. Natalie is a dog lover, enjoys tropical / beach adventures, listening to music and dancing.

Ellie Quismundo
Customer Experience Agent
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Ellie has been working in the Customer Service field for 3 years and was previously an ESL tutor and a barista abroad (which prompted her love for coffee)! In her free time she likes cooking, woodworking, being with family and friends and riding a motorcycle.

Federico De la rosa
Property Management Associate
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Federico assists in all aspects regarding the management and well-being of 12 Bolt Storage properties. He has a deep love for music and hopes to be a music critic someday!

Andres Arango
Director of Property Improvement
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Andres grew up in Cartagena, Colombia and currently resides in Colombia's capital, Bogota. He studied Civil Engineering at Los Andes University with an emphasis in project management. At Bolt, he focuses on CapEx deployment and construction projects. In his free time he enjoys reading, watching mixed martial arts and spending time with friends.

Nicolas Camacho
Construction Manager
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Nico is a Civil Engineer currently wrapping up his MSc in Management Engineering at Politecnico di Milano. Nico is committed to merging engineering expertise with effective project management. His journey at Bolt began on the Property Improvements team and later led to the Construction Department. During his leisure time, he enjoys soccer, tennis, and gym workouts. Nico is proficient in English, Spanish, and Italian. He is also a passionate dog lover.

Cleo Buttung
Customer Experience Agent
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Cleo prides herself on being reliable and getting the job done on time. She is a people person but also has a love for cats!

Rochelle De Guzman
Customer Experience Agent
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Roch was born and raised in Baguio City, Philippines. She previously worked in I.T. and Nursing but found her passion to be in the online industry. She has been in customer service for more than a decade now. She is a people person and a great team player! "Working remotely has given me more time to spend with my 3 kids binge watching their favorite shows and doing karaoke!"

Alexa Vergara
Customer Experience Agent
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Alexa loves spotting new restaurants and is a self-taught cook. She loves music, anime, going to parks for solo picnics and reading for hours. Alexa is a proud mother of nine "meows" (cats)!

Jireh Joy Villar
AR
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Jireh enjoys going on long drives as they make her feel refreshed. She loves these drives because "the gentle wind helps me think clearly." She also enjoys going to the beach, either with friends or alone. It brings a calm feeling to her mind and soul.

Juliana Yamal
Property Improvement Manager
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Juliana is a Civil Engineer and passionate about massive construction projects. Her favorite things to do in her spare time are running, traveling, getting a really nice tan at the beach, and spending time with her loved ones!

John M.
Customer Experience Specialist
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A man of few words, John was born and raised in Manila, Philippines and has been in the Customer Service field for several years. He enjoys cooking and trying out different types of dishes.

Archie Hernandez
ARP
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Archie says he is grateful to be part of the Bolt Storage family! He appreciates that Bolt has provided him more financial freedom, especially for traveling! "I love working here. I want to be part of the future success of this company.

Jay T.
Acquisitions, Underwriting
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Jay lives in Iloilo, Philippines and has extensive experience in sales, data analysis, and customer service. He enjoys travel, martial arts, online games and spending time with family and friends. At Bolt he focuses on new acquisitions, prospecting, underwriting and growth.

Courtney Prafke
HR Manager / Closings and Communications Assoc.
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Courtney began at Bolt focusing on the closing and transitioning of new properties but is now at the forefront of the HR department. Residing in the NW suburbs of Chicago with her husband and 3 daughters, Courtney enjoys music, sushi and the beach! Always remember, “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” — Theodore Roosevelt

Tony B.
Acquisitions Associate
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Tony is a 2006 business administration graduate with a major in management accounting as well as a 2015 graduate of culinary arts. Tony has previously worked for US Airways focusing on offshore company accounts, Bank of New York Mellon, Verizon Online, and COMDATA Cards. Tony appreciates the Arts and loves to cook and eat!

Paul Deguma
Aquisitions Assoc
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Paul is a proud father and loving husband. One of his favorite quotes to live by is, " Take time to do what makes your soul happy".

Clark Joshua Salvador
Collections Manager
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Clark has 10 years of experience in the tech and customer service industry. He is a big fan of Star Wars and Lord of the Rings. He loves to cook, especially for his family.

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