President & Managing Partner
Chad Haggar began his management career in the Retail Jewelry business at Zale Corporation in 1985. Quickly rising to multi store management at Zales he was recruited by Fred Meyer Jewelers where he oversaw a massive expansion campaign as Regional Vice President for the Southwest. Later joining Samuels Jewelers as Senior Vice President he was instrumental in doubling the size of the company. In 2000 he joined Kristall Diamonds as President and managing partner and in a few years tranformed the Kristall brand to the preeminent source of ideal cut diamonds in North America.
In 2008 he launched Haggar Group, a real estate company focused on the acquisition of distressed multi family and commercial properties. The first self storage assets were purchased at that time and the StorWise Self Storage brand was launched. As an experienced multi store operator, Mr Haggar quickly started seeing the opportunity that the self storage space offered for consolidation. Focusing mostly in secondary and tertiary markets, Storwise has expanded exponentially to one the fastest growing self storage companies in the Southwest.
Director of Acquisitions & Director of Marketing
Alexander Haggar (Alex) has built multiple operational and performance reporting/management systems for the Haggar Group. With these special insights and experience, Mr.Haggar oversees the management and operational oversight as well as the financial performance of investments from inception to sale of every storage facility. In addition, he oversees marketing. Alex, in his senior management role, also facilitates analysis of all acquisition opportunities, and coordinates the exchange, purchase, and sale of all properties. Mr. Haggar earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from California Lutheran University with an emphasis on International Business.
Director of Administration
Before January 2022, George was the leasing consultant and was responsible for all the company’s leasing and management operations. He also handled construction management and played a key role in the continued development and strategic planning for Haggar Group in response to a trending marketplace. George attended Everest College with a scholarship and an Associates Degree in Business, where he was a valedictorian in 2012.
Director of Operations
Miles Smith directs the operations of Haggar Group’s StorWise subsidiary. He has hands-on and supervisory operations experience with companies such as Ten Consulting LLC (a business & technology practice), Brewzzi Italian American Bistros and Breweries, Yacht & Country Club Management, and Dolphin Hospitality Consulting, prior to joining the Haggar Group.