Access Self Storage
Every team member is vital to our ability to serve our customers, clients, and communities. We work hard to please, we love our work, and we have fun.
Foy Cooley, Founder and CEO
Foy founded Access Self Storage with her husband Ken Cooley and now has over 40 years of self storage experience. Prior to Access, she and Ken were both financial analysts on Wall Street. Both Ken and Foy have served as trustees of the New Jersey Self Storage Association and as President of the National Self Storage Association. Foy was elected to its Hall of Fame in 2009. She holds a degree in economics from Sweet Briar College.
Foy’s motto: “Customers and clients, team members, and communities are the heart of our business.”
Michele Cavaliere, President and COO
Michele makes sure we deliver on our promise of Helping You at Every Step by ensuring our tenants have the absolute best customer experience. Lending support to our knowledgeable and compassionate staff, Michele has helped the company maintain one of the highest tenant retention levels in the industry. Prior to Access, Michele lead National Car Rental Operations in the New York metropolitan area, eventually expanding her role to Region VP for the Northeast corridor for both National and Alamo. Michele’s career path took her to the fledgling Citi Bike NYC, building the logistics, maintenance, and admin organization. Michele has a BS in Management from the NYU Stern School of Business.
Michele’s motto: “Yesterday’s answer usually has nothing to do with today’s problem.”
Andrew Jeross, CFO
Andrew joined Access in late 2022. A proven leader that focuses on more than just the “bottom line”, Andrew is a visionary for continuous improvement of all the assets of the company, always looking to add value. Andrew began his career as an auditor with a Big 4 Accounting firm and went on to spend more than 35 years as an accounting professional working in many unique international industries including gold mining, software consulting, wholesale apparel and distribution, and retail. Andrew has a BS in Business from the University of Colorado.
Andrew’s motto: “If it’s worth doing, it’s worth doing right.”
Graham Cooley, VP Development
Graham knows our territory better than anyone else. For Access, he finds and coordinates the acquisition and development of new properties. While in school, Graham spent many summers working on self storage maintenance and manning the front desk. Before returning to Access in 2003, Graham managed sound design for musical productions in London and worked at Goldman Sachs. Graham graduated with honors from the University of Colorado and attended NYU Graduate Real Estate program.
Graham’s motto: “Everyone can do something that makes a difference.”