Seattle, WA (PressExposure) September 21, 2009 -- Door to Door StorageÂ®, (www.doortodoor.com), a leading national provider of portable storage and moving services, has named Tracey Kelly as the company's senior vice president of sales and marketing. Tracey brings more than 20 years of sales and marketing executive leadership in the cruise ship industry to the company. Most recently, Tracey was an owner/founder of a company that provides cruise ship housing for special events, including the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. He has an outstanding career of success in sales management, distribution channel development and entrepreneurship.
"We are excited to welcome Tracey to our executive team," said Annette Jacobs president and CEO of Door to Doorâ¢. "We conducted an exhaustive search over the past seven months and evaluated many potential candidates. Tracey's proven track record in a service industry, combined with his entrepreneurial spirit will be critical attributes to continue our strong customer brand and position Door to Door for its next level of growth."
Door to Door is also announcing the hiring of John Walentia in the newly created role of director of operations and transportation. John is joining the team from Phillips, and previously worked for Ultreo. His experience spans operations and logistics to international transportation.
"John's background will be important as he builds and develops our vendor relations, especially in long-distance transportation", said Ms. Jacobs. "Relocation and moving are critical revenue growth areas for our business and we are confident that he will improve our standards and processes."
Both Kelly and Walentia will be based at the Door to Door corporate office in Kent, Washington.