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SkillCheck - Carol Mixon.jpgCarol A. Mixon

Self Storage Expert | President | SkilCheck Services, Inc

CAROL A. MIXON is the OWNER of SkilCheck Services, Inc.

We are the industry leader in mystery shopping, site development, sales training, auditing and self-storage consulting. 

Over 26 storage locations managed in the Western United States.


Over 35 Years Experience

Carol began her self-storage career as a trainer for National Self Storage in 1984.  At the time, National was one of the nation’s largest self-storage operations.  She developed the curriculum for the first training school in the industry, which trained over 200 self-storage managers.  Carol has written over one hundred articles for the Mini-Storage Messenger, Self-Storage Journal, Inside Self-Storage, Insider SSAA, Behind Closed Doors AZSA, Units and Directions magazines.  She has traveled around the world speaking and educating people in the self-storage industry.  She is the author of 12 industry related manuals, including an Operations and Policy Manual sold by the Self-Storage Association.  Carol has developed and managed over 200 properties in 9 different states.

Carol has been active in the national Self Storage Association for over 20 years.  She has utilized her degree in Secondary Education by being active on the Education Committee. She has also served on the SSA Western Region Board and served on the SSA National Board of Directors for over 8 years.  She is one of the founders and was on the Board of Directors of the California Self Storage Association for 7 years and is currently serving on the Arizona Storage Association’s Board of Directors.

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