Introducing Our NEW Series: Defender Unplugged

We are excited to introduce our NEW video series, Defender Unplugged! Hosted by Brook Bland and Efrain Fernandez, our series will dive into hot industry topics, share expert perspectives on storage, and keep you informed of our latest company updates!


In our first episode of Defender Unplugged, we discussed some of the frequently asked questions that we hear from the industry. Check out our first episode here and make sure to follow us so you never miss an episode!


For our second episode, we took you guys along with us to the Texas Self Storage Association Dallas Luncheon. Click here to witness a discussion on enhancing self-storage facility protection with esteemed panelists: Mark Cieri, Adam Wagner, Bentley Alsup, and Raheem Amer! Their expert insights are sure to empower you to protect your property, onsite employees, and tenants’ valuables!

Read below to find out more about the hosts of the series, Brook Bland and Efrain Fernandez!

Brook Bland is a recent University of North Texas graduate and a Marketing Specialist at StorageDefender. You’ve probably seen her work across all of our social media platforms, in our blogs, and in our monthly newsletters! When asked why she is excited about this series, Brook replied, “I’m excited for people within the industry to get to know us better as both a company and as individuals. We really do have an amazing, supportive, and hilarious team and I would love to show that side of our business more.” 


During her free time, Brook enjoys doing anything and all things creative. Whether it’s drawing, painting, journaling, or crocheting, Brook values spending time creating pieces of art.


Efrain Fernandez is the Customer Success Account Manager at StorageDefender and a senior marketing student at the University of North Texas. When asked why he is looking forward to Defender Unplugged, Efrain responded, “I’m excited to be a part of Defender Unplugged because I want to learn more about the self-storage industry and share it with others. My favorite part of my job is that every day I’m doing something new. I get to interact with different people across the nation and assist them as they grow with StorageDefender.”


Outside of work, Efrain enjoys taking care of his 14 plants and spending time outdoors. He enjoys activities such as hiking, playing soccer, and working out. Most of all, Efrain values spending his free time with his family and friends.


We can’t wait to show you what’s next! But first, we want to hear from you. Let us know what topics, challenges, or solutions you would like us to explore in our upcoming episodes!