Staff Directory and Management Bios
Dalton Wallace incorporated Safesite in the spring of 1981, and opened its first office in Austin of that year. Houston followed in 1985; Dallas was next in 1989, followed by its San Antonio operation in 1991. Prior to becoming Chairman of the Board for Safesite, Mr. Wallace had a 15 year career with IBM, rising to middle management in computer sales. He graduated with an accounting degree from Loyola University in 1960. Safesite currently stores approximately one million boxes of records and countless computer backup tapes, and employs approximately 200 people.
Dave Sherman joined Safesite’s San Antonio operations in April 2016 as General Manager. Prior to his current position, Dave had executive level roles in the staffing industry with Kelly Services and eStaff LLC. He also previously was responsible for all telemarketing programs at TXU Energy and was a senior marketing manager at Alcatel-Lucent. During his 26 year career at GTE/Verizon, Dave held positions in sales, marketing, advertising, customer service and operations. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Central Michigan University and a MBA from Pepperdine. He and his wife live in Canyon Lake, TX just North of San Antonio.
Jacky Hill joined Safesite’s Austin operations in 1991 where he was initially responsible for marketing and account maintenance, and was later promoted to General Manager. Beginning in 2001, Jacky was assigned the responsibility of providing General Manager Leadership of the Safesite Houston location. In 2003 he assumed his current position as a Vice President of Safesite Corporate while continuing to serve as General Manager of Safesite Houston. Mr. Hill has been involved in the marketing or management of systems and services that support records management since his employment with the 3M Company’s Micrographics Division in 1978. Jacky holds a degree in marketing management. He, his wife and family reside in Brenham.
Chris Hunter has served as Branch Manager for Safesite’s Dallas / Fort Worth market since 2006. Before joining Safesite, Chris was with MultiView, where he directed the company’s business development efforts for electronic Collegiate and Specialty Guide publications. Prior to his work at MultiView, Chris spent 27 years with GTE (now Verizon). At GTE, Chris held leadership positions in a wide range of line and staff positions, including service operations, product marketing, product management, human resources, regulatory affairs, advertising, public affairs, and event / sports marketing. Chris holds an undergraduate degree in industrial management, and a master’s degree in business administration. He and his wife presently reside in the Dallas / Fort Worth area.
Jeff Roberts started with Safesite in 2014 where he served as Branch Manager for Safesite’s Austin market for two years. He left for a brief stint but has returned to manage the Austin operation in 2017. Jeff brings with him over 30 years of operations and sales experience with a major focus in the service industry. Most recently he worked for Star of Texas Events where he served as the General Manager. Jeff holds a degree in business management from California Polytechnic University of Pomona. He, his wife and children presently reside in the Dripping Springs area.
Donald Wallace has served as a Records Management Consultant and Project Manager for Safesite since 2003 and has been involved in various aspects of the business since its inception. Sharing in the entrepreneurial spirit of his father, Dalton, and late sister, Joan, he co-founded Safeshred in 2005. As President of Safeshred, he oversees all of the shredding and recycling services for the company. Over the years, Donald has taken on a wide range of projects for Safesite from marketing research to building expansions. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from St. Edwards University where he focused his studies in Human Resources and Entrepreneurship. Donald enjoys ranching with his father and son on the weekends, playing golf and outdoor adventures. He was born and raised in Austin, TX where he resides with his wife and son.