Scott Beatty

Chief Executive Officer

Scott Beatty is the CEO of Absolute Storage Management (ASM) and has over 22 years of self-storage industry experience. Scott has spent the past 17 years working alongside Michael Haugh and Matt Bailey and an incredible team to grow ASM to over 140 locations in 16 states.

Prior to joining ASM in 2003, Scott spent eight years in financial operations and forecasting/budgeting, including four years as a financial executive at Storage USA. His experience includes the development of single-year property budgets along with long-range strategic and financial plans for large scale companies. During his self-storage career with Storage USA, Scott oversaw and managed the annual budgeting and forecasting responsibilities for over 400 properties, along with the creation, generation, and analysis of monthly property financial reports.

Scott holds a BS in finance from the University of Maryland and an MBA from Johns Hopkins University. Scott is actively involved with the University of Memphis Fogelman College of Business as a mentor in its Memphis Institute for Leadership Education (MILE) program which annually pairs up business executives with elite undergraduates for mentoring and leadership opportunities.

Can you guess which fact about Scott is false? Email him at for the answer.

  • I’m coordinated and athletic, but I struggle to catch fish, even in a stocked lake or stream
  • I lost a bet and had to shave my head, I’ve kept it that way ever since
  • I’ve completed 2-dozen half-marathons over the past 8 years.
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