Michigan’s Pogoda Companies names senior vice president of operations

Beau Agnello

Beau Agnello has been named senior vice president of operations at Farmington Hills, Michigan-based Pogoda Companies.

Agnello will oversee all operations for Pogoda’s self-storage portfolio and third-party managed properties. In addition, he will formulate strategic plans for the company’s continued expansion, maximizing the investment value of all managed/owned facilities, updating policies and procedures, and will utilize the latest technology within the self-storage industry to improve operations.

Agnello began his self-storage career with a self-storage REIT in 2012 as a District Team Lead and has since held positions such as Division Learning Manager and Senior District Manager. He also served on the company’s Product Innovation Committee and was chair of an Automation Project initiative.

In less than a decade, Agnello climbed up the leadership ranks to become a Division Vice President overseeing 11 district managers and 170 properties totaling 11 million square feet and 88,000 tenants in the Texas and Oklahoma regions.

Agnello is a native of the San Francisco Bay Area and an ardent 49ers supporter (he and his son Gus never miss a game). He attended the University of California, Santa Cruz, where he studied American History and Institutions.