Meet Our Highly Experienced Leadership Team

Our company is managed by a highly specialized leadership team with several decades of combined experience in the self-storage industry. We pride ourselves on our clean and versatile storage units and work hard to bring the core values of professionalism and integrity to every transaction.

Our customers are not just a number to us. We focus on treating every customer as if they were our family.

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Marilyn Leslie – Owner

High Country Storage is owned and operated by Marilyn Leslie. She brings over 25 years of hands-on experience in the self-storage industry, from support services and products to facilities management. Marilyn was an original member of the Asian self-storage planning and implementation team that pioneered American-style self-storage in Hong Kong.

Her responsibilities expanded from financial to complete operational management of the Hong Kong venture in 2005, with Marilyn successfully leading the acquisition and development efforts at six facilities.

Excellence in Private & Public Sectors
Marilyn helped establish and promote the Self Storage Association of Asia and has also served on several panels for Inside Self Storage and the Asian Self Storage Association. She resigned from her positions as a Board Member and Treasurer in 2015 to concentrate on self-storage efforts in the United States.

Before entering the private sector, Ms. Leslie served as a senior manager for the “Big 4” accounting firm KPMG. She currently brings more than four decades of management and financial experience in both the private and public sectors. Prior to that, she was the controller of a larger multi-state publishing company and the Chief Financial Officer of a Foundation serving the needs of the United States Armed Forces personnel widows.

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Brent Owen Leslie – Owner

Brent brings over 20 years of experience as a consultant in the self-storage industry, having served in all areas of financial, facility, and strategic planning. His duties have ranged from staff recruitment and facility design to market studies, financial planning, expense and revenue analysis, and budget and forecast preparation.

Brent has over forty-five years of consulting and management experience with international CPA firms and private companies. He has been active in the acquisition, structure, and restructuring planning for multi-state companies, ranging from publishing to retail sales to services businesses.


Brent D. Leslie – Facility Manager

A graduate of Arizona State University, Brent D. Leslie has more than 15 years of experience in various areas of the self-storage industry. A certified welder, Brent also has experience in route delivery and building and grounds management. Brent is also experienced in the hospitality and recreational vehicle parks industries.

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Key Features & Amenities of Our Storage Units

Here at High Country Storage, we maintain a strong reputation for customer service and work hard to meet and exceed your expectations. Our convenient location is backed effectively by qualified and experienced staff.

Our office is open from 9 AM to 4 PM Monday through Friday and from 9 AM to 1 PM on Saturdays. We are always ready to answer your questions and also entertain arrivals beyond our regular office hours.

Storage You Can Trust

Here’s what makes us your No.1 self-storage company in Cortez, Colorado:

  • The office is staffed during regular business hours, so no appointment is needed
  • Electronic gate access from 6 AM to 12 AM seven days a week
  • Two locations – one on the west and one on the east side of town
  • Eighteen-wheeler access to many units
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Safe & Accessible

  • Climate control spaces (East Only Location)
  • Security fencing
  • Security lighting
  • Controlled storage area access
  • Extensive supply of moving and packing products
  • RV storage
  • Easy highway access
  • All steel buildings on concrete foundations