Who is Cedar Creek Capital?

The premier self-storage fund for the premier investor.

We don’t just find deals, we make them.

Cedar Creek Capital was created to provide investors a vehicle to diversify their real estate investments into the self-storage space.

With over $213 million dollars in assets and decades of experience, Cedar Creek aims to help investors reap the benefits of this amazing asset class.

We are proud of the strategy our amazing team has created and implemented.

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Core Values

All aspects of our Cedar Creek Capital team are aligned with strong ethics and core values. Our business is based on our reputation after all.




Meet Our Founders

Our founders have over 60 years of combined experience in the self-storage industry.

AJ Osborne

CEO Cedar Creek

AJ Osborne is an American entrepreneur, businessman, and investor who owns and manages his self-storage portfolio of over $300 million of assets through his companies Cedar Creek Wealth, Bitterroot Holdings, and Clearwater Benefits.

Ron Osborne

CEO of Bitterroot

Owner/CEO of Keylock Storage and the Co-Founder/President of Cedar Creek Wealth, Ron has been an influential leader in the storage industry for over 19 years. He served on the Storelocal Cooperative Board of Directors during the early years of guiding them to financial success and he currently serves as Chair of the Idaho Self Storage Association.

Sam Whitaker

President/CFO of Bitterroot

Sam Whitaker currently holds the positions of President and Chief Financial Officer of Bitterroot Holdings, and CFO of Cedar Creek Wealth. His role at Cedar Creek Wealth and Bitterroot Holdings as the CFO is one where Sam ensures the financing of property developments, acquisitions and refinancing of existing ventures.

"Success isn't built on an island. To accomplish your goals, you need an amazing team."

- AJ Osborne on his team

Executive Management

Conner Skeen

Chief Operating Officer

Conner is a freedom loving American and 3rd generation Idahoan. He is a father to three awesome kiddos and husband to an amazing wife. He has a background of entrepreneurship, business development, and real estate management and development.

Brian Mullally

VP of Acquisitions

Brian has supported over $48M+ in self-storage acquisitions, developments, and conversions at Cedar Creek Capital. Brian heads the Acquisitions department that is responsible for sourcing, underwriting, negotiating, due diligence and successful closing. Prior to joining Cedar Creek Wealth, he spent 5 years in the lumber industry as an account manager. He holds a B.B.A of Economics from Grand Valley State University and lives in Boise, Idaho with his wife and dog.

Caley Acevez

VP of Investor Relations

Caley Acevez is the VP of Investor Relations at Cedar Creek Capital where she oversees the company’s capital raises, investor communications, risk mitigation, contract administration/execution among many other responsibilities. She brings to the team 18 years of diverse experience in the self-storage industry working her way up from Administrative Assistant to Lead Property Manager where she managed a portfolio consisting of 5 self-storage facilities, 37 office/flex/retail spaces, and 3 Business Owner Associations. She provides our company, business partners and investors a knowledgeable and valuable perspective on commercial and self-storage property management and operations.

Jesse Hamon

VP of Marketing, Revenue Optimization & Commercial Strategy

Jesse Harmon joined Bitterroot Holdings in August of 2022 and leads the team responsible for facility operations, consumer marketing, yield management, and revenue optimization. In addition, he works closely with the company’s leadership to align marketing and revenue-producing strategies and implement cost-efficient initiatives at the storage facility level. Before joining the company in 2022, Mr. Harmon was the head of marketing and revenue for a publicly traded hospitality company spanning 150+ resorts. His leadership role included overseeing revenue management, consumer marketing, branding, e-commerce, corporate communications, and public relations functions. Mr. Harmon holds a B.A. in Advertising and Public Relations from Chapman University and enjoys serving his community as a youth soccer and Little League coach. He currently sits on the Southwest Ada Little League board of directors in the capacity of Marketing Director.


Reuben Ortega

General Counsel

Reuben has always been an entrepreneurial-minded attorney and has always wanted to focus on bridging the gap between practical business answers and legal compliance. His experience, education, and personality has provided him the opportunities to develop into a business adviser who is equipped to navigate complex legal hurdles as well as make tough strategic business decisions. He really enjoys working with small to mid-market companies during their transitional phases. He has worked successfully with both public and private companies, investors, and financial advisors to organize, structure, and execute on mergers or cash-out transactions. He has represented startups and emerging companies in virtually every industry, including technology, aerospace, manufacturing, services, and retail. He has managed successfully a number of startup financings, beginning with formation and initial capitalization, continuing with capital raising and commercialization through debt or public offerings. 

Cedar Creek Management

Samantha Tallman

Investor Relations Manager

Bradley Anderson

Project Manager

Yuan Z

Media Manager

Kylie Petsche

Executive Assistant to AJ Osborne

Alicia Valencia

Executive Assistant

Sam Stiltner

Financial Analyst

Ava Ruesch

Acquisitions Coordinator

Reilly Renfro

Investor Relations Administrative Assistant

Casey Klauser

Investor Relations Assistant Manager

Alex Cristian

Acquisition Specialist

George Mortimer

Technology Manager

Bitterroot Holdings LLC Management

Mckay Rogers

Director of Finance

Tony Gonzalez

Director of Training & Development

Ila Eberhardt

Human Resource & Payroll Manager

Stacey Shilling

Director of Performance Management & Operations

Jesse Park

IT Manager

Eva Lue Hale


Charles Tookey

Director of Development, Architect

Jodene Seamons-Schuman

Corporate Paralegal

Rachel Park

Accounts Payable Clerk

Hunter Case

Maintenance Manager

Anjanette Call


Tricia Gonzalez

Executive Assistant

Sarah Ratliff

Collections Manager

Alicia Sisco

Administrative Assistant

Jennifer Miller

Sr. Manager of Operations

Chelsea Thorgrimsen

Collections Coordinator

Jada Every

Administrative Assistant