Terry started his career in self-storage January of 1995 when he started as a drafter/estimator at a major self-storage building supplier. Over the years he had advanced through the company to various positions, mostly in sales and marketing. Eventually he was executive Vice-President of Operations as well as Vice President of Sales and Marketing before he left the company to join Live Oak Bank as the industry Expert for the self-storage division. He is currently Executive Vice President of small business lending with a special emphasis and focus on self-storage lending.
Terry was a partner and managing member in a 76,000 sf self-storage facility that they built from the ground up in Northern Virginia in the early 2000’s. He is currently a partner in a large facility in Florida and a facility in Georgia.
He was involved in the startup of the NCSSA in the early 2000’s and is currently service a rotation on the board as well as being the 2019 Convention Committee Chair.
Terry writes articles for trade publications, speaks at seminars, trade shows, round tables and does webinars for the industry.