Jimmy Adams founded Corporate Storage in 2014 and serves as President.
The Gainesville, GA commercial warehouse operation occupies 256,000 sq ft. for palletized goods and document storage. His experience with records and information management began when Jimmy established Adams Data Management in 1983. During his tenure, Adams Data Management grew to be the largest independent records management company in Georgia before being acquired by a national records management company in 2012.
Jimmy Adams is also President of The Adams Companies, marking its 117th year in business. The company’s origins in moving and storage led to a diversification into records management, industrial storage, bonded warehousing and industrial development now totaling in excess of 1.5 million square feet. The company has twice been recognized as Georgia’s Family Business of the Year.
He is a native of Gainesville, Georgia and graduated from the University of Georgia in 1983 where he received his BBA in Transportation / Physical Distribution.
Throughout his business career Jimmy has been active in improving his community and industry. He has served: as Chairman of The National Records Centers; Chairman of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce; Chairman of the Gainesville-Hall County Economic Development Council; on the boards of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, PRISM (the records management international industry association); Gainesville-Hall County Development Authority, Northeast Georgia Health Systems, and Gainesville Rotary Club.
Spence Price, CPA
Chief Financial Officer
Spence Price is Chief Financial Officer of The Adams Companies and Corporate Storage. Headquartered in Gainesville, Georgia, The Adams Companies manages 1.7 million square feet of industrial real estate. Corporate Storage operates in 250,000 square feet of warehouse space.
Responsible for all accounting and finance, human resource and IT functions of the company, Spence also plays a key role in strategic direction, planning, and implementation of the companies’ growth.
Spence graduated Magna Cum Laude from Georgia Southern University with a BBA in Accounting in 1993.
Prior to Joining The Adams Companies, Spence served as Chief Financial Officer of the W.L. Norton Agency, Inc., one of North Georgia’s largest real estate and insurance companies.
Spence also held positions with Rushton and Company; a Gainesville based accounting firm, as well as Adams Howard and Banks PC in Atlanta.
Throughout his career Spence has been very involved in professional and community activities. Spence is a member of The Georgia Society of CPAs and the GSCPA Real Estate Section; Board Member of Hall County and City of Gainesville Hospital Authority; Board Member of Northeast Georgia Health System; Chairman of Northeast Georgia Health System Finance Committee.
Other past professional and community activities include: Board Member of Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce; Past Chairman of Flat Creek Baptist Church Finance Committee; Past Treasurer of Greater Buford Athletic Association; Treasurer of South Hall Rotary Club; Treasurer of Gateway House.
Debbie joined The Adams Companies in 1995.
Debbie serves as General Manager of Corporate Storage, where she oversees the commercial warehouse division of The Adams Companies.
Combining the knowledge gained in a career of inventory and records management and general warehousing experience learned from The Adams Companies best practices, Debbie’s expertise in operation management ensures the consistency of professional standards to meet expectations of Corporate Storage customers and staff. Debbie also plays a key role regarding executive management of Corporate Storage including strategic direction and planning.
Debbie served as the Vice President / GM of Adams Data Management’s Gainesville and Atlanta operations until that division was acquired in 2012.
Prior to joining The Adams Companies, Debbie spent much of her career in the field of information and data management serving key roles in an array of industry sectors including, medical, municipal government, private sector and commercial records management.
Debbie holds certificates of training from ASI for Advanced Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP); AIB International for SQF Warehouse & Distribution GWP and is a member of Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ARMA) and International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA).
Christa Andrews joined The Adams Companies in 2017.
Christa serves as Sales Manager for Corporate Storage where she is responsible for business to business sales and relationships. Christa assists with identifying the ever changing and growing warehouse needs of local and regional manufacturers, distributors, and food processors and providing solutions for those customers’ needs.
Christa has an extensive career in sales and customer service spanning more than ten years.
Her experience includes manufacturing, industrial electronic repair, the automotive industry, and transportation and relocations services.
Christa has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from the Mike Cottrell College of Business at the University of North Georgia. She is involved professionally with the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance which provides a platform for manufacturing leaders to form strategic alliances and share best business practices.
Christa is also an active member of the Greater Hall County Chamber of Commerce, as a graduate of the Leadership Hall program as well as serving on the Ambassador Council. Having previously served on the Chamber Board, Christa will again be serving on the 2020-2021 Chamber's Board of Directors.