Debi L. Lerma
VICE PRESIDENT and COO
As Vice President and COO at Optivest Properties, Debi brings over twenty years of operational experience with fifteen years exclusively in the storage industry. Prior to starting Optivest she served as Director of Operations at Platinum Storage and helped grow Platinum Storage from 17 managed properties to more than 65 and into one of the nations top storage operators.
Debi currently oversees the operational and financial performance of our storage sites and directly interfaces with the Property Owners, Regional Managers, Corporate Accounting and Support Staff. She has been instrumental in setting the direction of Optivest Properties operations to attain maximum financial growth and to ensure a positive and rewarding work environment for our 150 employees.
Debi has ownership in 30 storage facilities. She is married to Richard, and they have one daughter, Ashlie, married to Danny Raymer. Debi enjoys spending time with her two grandchildren Brixton and Avonlea. Debi enjoys reading and is involved in mentoring women and along with her husband, serves in missionary ministries to third world countries. They also enjoy traveling and spending time with their family and friends.