Our Management Team
Executive Leadership Team
Ben Vestal - CEO
Mr. Vestal has been involved with the management, development, construction, and brokerage of commercial real estate for the last 20 years. Mr. Vestal is the CEO of Argus and is responsible for the overall management and operation of the company. He has been involved in over $1 Billion in self-storage transactions and is frequently asked to share his specialized expertise at self-storage industry conventions and meetings.
Korey Hanson - President
Korey Hanson has been in the self storage industry since 2004 and a part of Argus Professional Storage Management since the business was started in 2012. He currently serves as its President and is also a Principal of the company. He is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the management company and its 90+ managed storage facilities. He works closely with his District Managers and other corporate level employees to ensure that the day to day operations run efficiently and effectively. He is active in new management acquisitions and existing client relations. Prior to APSM, Korey worked for Professional Self Storage Management starting out as an Area Manager, working his way up to Director of Operations and eventually President. During this time he gained experience in all areas of self storage including development, operations, marketing, accounting and finance. Korey is on the Board of Directors for the Arizona Self Storage Association. He graduated from the University of Arizona in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management. Korey enjoys sports, the outdoors, traveling and spending time with his friends and family.
Amy Hitchingham - Exec. Vice President
Amy Hitchingham has over 15 years of experience in the self-storage industry. She joined the Argus Self Storage Sales Network in 2002 and served as the company's Director of Marketing and Operations before becoming Vice President in 2006. Amy has been a Principal of Argus Professional Storage Management since 2012. She holds a bachelor's degree in Marketing from the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado where she was a member of the Sigma Iota Epsilon honors fraternity and received Dean's List honors throughout her tenure. Amy has experience in the advertising and marketing fields and has worked in various industries including commercial building, healthcare and business-to- business advertising. With extensive experience in the self-storage industry, Amy has specialized expertise in marketing this unique property type. She is responsible for all of the marketing and operations functions of the Argus Network.
Nicole Quesnel - Accounting Controller
Nicole Quesnel joined the Argus Professional Storage Management Team in 2012 and now serves as the company’s Controller. She is responsible for overseeing the Accounting Department, all Financial Reporting, Budgeting and plays a major role in Client Relations. Nicole has over 23 years of experience in the accounting field and eight years in operations. She has worked in various industries including construction, healthcare, legal and the welding industry prior to exploring the self-storage industry. She has experience with job-costing, payroll, AR/AP, financial preparation and assisting in managing a plant facility. Nicole enjoys spending time with her dog, friends and D.I.Y. projects. She is an avid reader and involved in animal charities as well as volunteering at nursing homes.
Sharie Tweedy - Accounting
Sharie Tweedy has been in the self storage industry since 1992, starting out as a Site Manager and was promoted to the corporate office at Professional Self Storage Management in 2004 to work in Accounting and Human Resources. She has been a part of Argus Professional Storage Management since its inception and currently serves as the company’s Lead Human Resources Associate. Sharie is responsible for payroll, sales taxes, check cutting and reviewing financials, among other HR related duties.
Sharie enjoys crafts and spending time with grandchildren.
Jacqueline Siliezar - Accounting
Jacqueline Siliezar joined the Argus Professional Management Team in early 2017 and is one of the company’s Accounting Administrators. Jacqueline is cross trained and also performs many Human Resource duties including payroll functions and the onboarding of new employees. She is also responsible for Accounts Payables, bank reconciliations, financial & operational reporting and setting up new management accounts.
When Jacqueline is not interacting with the APSM team, she loves being a Mommy to her beautiful Princess. Family time and creating memories is everything to her.
Samantha Boggess - Accounting
Samantha Boggess joined the Argus Professional Storage Management Team in 2017 and serves as the company’s Accounting Administrator. She is responsible for Accounts Payables, Bank Statements, Weekly Revenue Importing, and other Accounting related tasks. She also plays a key role in the onboarding of new management accounts.
Prior to joining APSM, Samantha worked as a restaurant General Manager and has experience in accounting, auditing, and small business leadership. She has a degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.
Samantha enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with her family and friends.
Alexander Chambers - Marketing Director
Alexander Chambers joined Argus Professional Storage Management as a Marketing Coordinator in 2015. He currently oversees APSM’s Marketing Department and serves as its Marketing Director. Alexander is skilled in design and creates logos and print/online ads for APSM’s sites. He manages Google Adwords campaigns and works with our web companies on developing and maintaining all of APSM’s websites. All advertising and related items for the company go through Alexander.
Before joining the self storage industry, Alexander worked in the automotive sector, both in a new car dealership and aftermarket parts manufacturing. In addition to his 7 years of marketing and reputation management experience, Alexander is a BSA Explorer Scouting Volunteer and restores classic cars. He is an Arizona native and University of Arizona Alumni.
Jessica Segoviano - Marketing Assistant
Jessica Segoviano joined the Argus Professional Storage Management Team in 2016 and serves as the company’s Marketing Coordinator. She assists APSM’s Marketing Director with advertising and marketing related duties. She is responsible for the entire company’s social media marketing as well as updating of websites, managing of online aggregators, reputation management by monitoring and responding to online customer reviews and various other Internet Marketing efforts. She is also in charge of ordering promotional items for all of APSM’s sites.
Prior to joining APSM, Jessica worked as Marketing Manager at Park Place Apartments and has experience in marketing, sales and customer service. She attended the University of Arizona.
In her spare time Jessica enjoys yoga, traveling and spending time with family and friends.
Jason Farlee - Director of Capital Improvements
Jason Farlee joined the Argus Professional Storage Management Team in 2017 and serves as the company’s Director of Capital Improvements. He works with the management team to address the capital improvement needs of all client properties. From routine maintenance to major property renovations, Jason strives to ensure that all of APSM’s managed facilities are maintained at the highest level possible.
Prior to joining APSM, Jason worked as a Parent Aide Coordinator for Aviva Children’s Services where he acquired valuable skills in the management of programs and personnel. After serving in the U.S. Marine Corps out of High School, he earned a BA in Psychology from the University of Arizona.
Jason enjoys spending time with his family and friends when he’s not at work. On weekends he can be found fishing, hunting, or working around the house.
Joe Razo - District Manager - TX, AR
Joe Razo joined the Argus Professional Storage Management Team in 2008 and serves as the company’s District Manager covering all properties in Texas outside of the Dallas/Fort Worth Market and Arkansas. In addition to supervising the day to day operations of 14 properties, he also helped oversee millions of dollars of capital expense projects over the last several years and continues to help the company in this capacity today.
Prior to joining APSM as a District Manager, Joe was a Site Manager for Professional Self Storage Management as well as another self storage company in Dallas for 5 years. Before entering the self storage industry, Joe worked 5 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and was a General Manager in the restaurant industry. Joe attended University of North Texas studying Business Management.
Joe spends a lot of time on the road for business but when he is at home he enjoys spending time with his family.
Jezzyka Razo - District Manager - TX, AR
Jezzyka Razo joined the Argus Professional Storage Management Team in 2011 and serves as a District Manager for the Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan market as well as Oklahoma. She is responsible for all day to day operations at her sites including hiring, training, revenue management, audits, auctions, maintenance & repairs, customer issues and marketing.
Prior to joining APSM, Jezzyka worked as an Area Manager for Crescendo Properties, Inc. (2007-2011) where she gained experience in supervising multiple self storage facilities. She has an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Everest College.
Jezzyka enjoys volunteering with the Grand Prairie Police Department on the Citizens on Patrol Program since 2015 and currently serves as a Field Training Member. She enjoys spending time with her family, Mom and 2 brothers, and has two sons, Kevin (25) and Garth (23).
Ruben Jurado - District Manager - NM
Ruben Jurado joined the Argus Professional Storage Management Team in 2011 and serves as the company’s New Mexico District Manager. He, along with his Team Lead, is currently responsible for overseeing 20 New Mexico self storage properties for 3 different Clients. He supervises 26 employees and is very proud to say that all his stores are doing very well. Ruben prides himself on providing his team with the tools they need to be successful in managing the daily operations of their sites. He also works with his team on budgeting, revenue management and marketing.
Prior to being APSM’s District Manager, Ruben worked as a Storage Manager in El Paso, Texas and has additional experience in Sales, Business Management and Customer Relations.
Ruben is married to his beautiful wife Corina and has 4 beautiful children. He enjoys coaching his daughter’s Fastpitch team as well his son’s Baseball team. Ruben also enjoys hunting, camping and spending time with his family whenever he can.
Sarah Trumpe - District Manager - AZ, WA
Sarah Trumpe joined the Argus Professional Storage Management Team in 2012 and serves as the company’s District Manager covering Arizona and Washington. She is responsible for training oncoming Managers and staff, revenue management, overseeing auctions, audits, overseeing her team of Managers in performing the best in customer service.
Prior to joining APSM, Sarah worked in Walgreens Management and has experience in team building, customer service, employee training, cash handling, and budgeting orders to meet customer demands and company needs.
Sarah enjoys camping, spending time at the lake, and reading while spending time with her husband and children.
Donna Lay - District Manager - AZ, NV
Donna Lay joined the Argus Professional Storage Management Team in 2012 and serves as the company’s Arizona & Nevada District Manager. She is responsible for revenue enhancement, rental activity, expense control, pricing, market competition, property repairs and maintenance, budgeting, auditing, as well as tenant relations, and the hiring & training of Property Managers. She will assist with marketing initiatives, phone skills, and will suggest and implement methods to increase traffic and closing sales ratios for her Managers. She works closely with several of our clients keeping them informed of facility progress and budgets, as well as identifying any financial variations that clients would need to be aware of.
Prior to joining APSM, Donna worked as South Regional Manager with National REO and has experience in Asset Management, Foreclosures, Training, Regional Budgets, Expense Control, and Pricing Vendor Contracts. She has a Bachelor’s Degree of Arts in Business with a concentration in Business Administration from Arizona State University.
Donna enjoys surfing, hiking and spending time with her husband, children and grand babies and is a dedicated Raiders Fan.
Dan Fischer - District Manager - CO, MT, WY
Dan Fischer is the newest member of the Argus Professional Storage Management Team joining in early 2018. He serves as the company’s District Manager responsible for 10 self storage facilities throughout Colorado, and 2 more facilities located in Montana and Wyoming. He brought a lot of experience with him along with new ideas and is helping to grow APSM’s presence not only in Colorado but also neighboring states.
Prior to joining APSM, Dan worked as District Team Lead with the William Warren Group for many years with significant experience in Multi Unit Self Storage Property Management.
Dan enjoys the outdoors, spending time with his grand babies, sports and loves to coach people to be better at their job.
Durrell Middleton - District Manager - CO
Durrell Middleton joined the Argus Professional Storage Management Team in 2017 and serves as District Manager in Colorado. He is responsible for hiring and on-going training of staff members in order to maximize profits for 10 properties.
Prior to joining APSM Mr. Middleton worked as a business professional with 25 years of experience in enterprise sales in the telecommunications industry, he is well-networked in the Denver business community.
His recognitions include: BBB exemplary award winner, highest-performing Major Account Executive for Wireless Division, “Rookie of the Year”, key-note speaker for a sales kick-off, and Outstanding Sales Success at MCI/Skytel. He is a University of Illinois alumnus with a B.A. in Psychology. A member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he also attended West Point Military Academy where he played football and boxed.
When Durrell is not managing properties, you will find him on a Colorado reservoir boating with his family, serving as a Deacon and bass player at church, coaching arena league professional football for the Denver Titans or managing his basketball team The Colorado Kings.
Mario da Costa - District Manager - CA
Mario joined the Argus Professional Storage Management Team as a District Manager in 2013 and oversees all of APSM’s storage properties in California. Mario is responsible for Audits, Auctions, Hiring, Scheduling, Revenue Enhancements, Property Maintenance and Day to Day Operations.
Before his role as District Manager, Mario and his wife Laurie managed self storage facilities in the Sacramento area for Professional Self Storage Management and a previous company for many years, and prior to that was a self-employed dairy farmer and has experience in Budgets, Cash Flow Management, Employee Relations, Contract Negotiations and Business Management.
Mario has attended Chaffee College studying Business Management with an emphasis in Accounting.
Mario enjoys spending time with his family (Wife of 40 years and 4 children), spending time at the beach and cruising in his Vintage 1970 El Camino.