About Cedartree Management Company

About Cedartree Management Company

Cedartree Management Company has been incorporated in the states of Oregon and Washington since July, 1992.

Cedartree Management Company is engaged exclusively in the full-service fee management of self-storage facilities. The company provides the management of truck rental dealerships and merchandise sales as part of its regular services. Currently, the company manages 21 facilities, with five locations in Vancouver, Washington and sixteen locations in Oregon on the I-5 corridor between Eugene and Portland. Lynne Powell, president, employs an administrative staff of five including office manager, bookkeeper and three district managers to help provide top quality management for these stores. With the exception of our newest district manager, these staff members have worked for the company between 10 and 23 years. The company’s entire focus is on the day-to-day management of self-storage facilities for their clients.

Lynne Powell, president of the company, has been a licensed real estate broker in Oregon since 1986 and in Washington since 1993. Powell entered the self-storage industry in 1978 as a supervisor for ULI Management, Inc. one of the first third-party management companies in the country that specialized in the management of storage facilities. During her ten years with ULI Management, Inc., Powell trained over 50 management teams and was involved in the day-to-day operations of more than 75 facilities. As general manager and then vice president of ULI Managment, Powell was directly responsible for 35 facilities in the states of Oregon and Washington.

Powell was active for some years on both the regional and national boards of the Self Storage Association. She served for two years as president of the Western Region board of the Association and also served for two years as secretary of the national board. Powell has been a guest speaker at industry conventions speaking on topics including marketing, auditing and employee supervision.