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Carol A. Mixon has been applying her management and consulting expertise for 35 years. She is a repeat educator and major industry shows and events and has contributed over 100 articles to industry publications over the years.

CarolKrendl.jpgCarol A. Mixon, Self Storage Expert
President, SkilCheck Services, Inc

CAROL A. MIXON is the owner of SkilCheck Services, Inc. a mystery shopping, development, sales training, auditing and self-storage consulting firm.  She managed over 26 storage locations in the West.


Over 35 Years Experience

Ms. Mixon began her 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.  Carol 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 Operation and Policy Manual sold by the Self Storage Association.  She has developed and managed over 200 properties in 9 different states.

Carol has been active in the Self Storage Association for over 20 years.  She has utilized her degree in Secondary Education by being active on the Education Committee. Carol has also served as the President of the SSA Western Region, and served on the SSA National Board 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.

Industry News & Event Feed

Aug 20, 2019
The world can be frightening. From mass shootings and the divisive political climate, to the increase in drug use and the mental-health crisis, it can be difficult to feel safe anywhere, even at work. It’s no wonder if you or your self-storage custom
Aug 20, 2019
U.K.-based self-storage operator Safestore Holdings PLC, with facilities in France and the United Kingdom, has launched a joint venture with global private-equity firm The Carlyle Group to acquire the M3 Self Storage portfolio in The Netherlands and
Aug 20, 2019
Doorage, which provides valet-style self-storage services in Chicago, Milwaukee and Madison, Wis., has created a network of warehouses that’ll allow it to offer pick-up and delivery services nationwide, even for customers who don’t wish to store good

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