Washington Federal Announces Appointment of David Grant to its Board of Directors
September 21, 2012
Seattle, Washington – Washington Federal, Inc. (Nasdaq: WAFD) today announced the appointment of David Grant to its board of directors. Grant, age 58, is the Managing Partner of Catalyst Storage Partners, a privately-held international firm specializing in self-storage development, investment and consulting. Prior to forming Catalyst, Grant spent 20 years with Shurgard Storage Centers, a NYSE-traded Real Estate Investment Trust that owned and operated a portfolio of over 600 properties in the United States and seven foreign countries. He retired from his duties as Chief Executive Officer of Shurgard in 2006 concurrent with the company’s sale to Public Storage (NYSE: PSA). Grant began his career as a Certified Public Accountant in 1975 with Touche Ross & Co, where he worked until joining Shurgard in 1985.