Charles E. Lannon
Independent Director / Chairman of Independent Directors Committee
Mr. Charles E. Lannon became an Independent Director of Royal Oak in January 2014 and is the Chairman of the Independent Directors Committee of the Board of Directors. He is also a member of the Royal Oak Audit Committee. Mr. Lannon is a co-founder of Sovran Self Storage, Inc., a New York Stock Exchange-traded REIT(symbol SSS). He has been a director at Sovran since 1995, and currently serves as chair of its Governance Committee and a member of its Audit Committee.
Mr. Lannon has served as President of the consulting firm Strategic Advisors, Inc. (formerly Strategic Capital, Inc.), since 1995. Through Strategic Advisors, Mr. Lannon provides consulting and advisory services to numerous companies seeking capital, transactional and financial guidance. Mr. Lannon has also served as a principal in, as well as an advisor for, numerous commercial real estate ventures throughout his career. During the past twenty years, Mr. Lannon has been an executive officer of several non-public companies. Prior to 1995, Mr. Lannon was active in the self-storage industry for many years.