Brett D. Reese – Partner/CEO
Brett Reese’s entrepreneurial drive started early. As a 12 year old, Brett took out his first loan to finance a cow and calf operation from Castle Rock State Bank just outside of Northfield, MN and he has never looked back. Brett’s passion for business is centered on his faith and a few driving principles: his desire to connect communities, never to do anything alone and to share his time, talents and treasures. Read More
Todd V. Byhre – Partner/COO
“Carryout Buys his Store” read the 1987 headline in St. Louis Park paper announcing the purchase of “The Fresh Promise” grocery and deli by Todd (23) and his brother-in-law Dean (26). Unsure who would hire an economics and political science major, he decided to buy a business. Nearly three decades later, Todd continues to be drawn to progressive, entrepreneurial businesses that play an outsized role in their community and enrich the lives of those they employee. Read More
James Young – Partner/CFO
Carl Deeken – GM / Director of Operations Des Lux Hotel + Bar & Celeste of St. Paul | Hotel + Bar
Carl Deeken joined Rebound Hospitality in the summer of 2013 as the general manager of the Des Lux Hotel in Des Moines, IA. Carl has built the Des Lux Hotel into one of the finest destination boutique hotels in the Midwest. Carl currently is responsible for operation at both the Des Lux and Celeste St. Paul Hotels. Carl was instrumental in the development of the interior design and branding at both properties.
Jeff Carvell – Hotel Controller
Jeff manages the financial performance of the Rebound Hospitality hotel properties. Previously he worked as the Controller at the Holiday Inn Eagan and the Hotel Minneapolis. Jeff has a degree in accounting from North Dakota State. He lives with his wife and three kids in Farmington, MN.
Brent Nystrom – Director of Business Development and Investor Relations
Brent saw the light early in 2014 and switched over from a career in higher education to various roles with Rebound Hospitality. He is responsible for investor relations, raising of capital, fund development and marketing projects, with an eye toward social media. In addition, he has a focus on Community, which is a core value to Rebound Hospitality. His goal is to ensure that we make a difference in each location where we manage properties. As a volunteer, he currently serves on his church’s Council as president-elect and is a board member with the Rice County chapter of Habitat for Humanity. Brent is a dedicated UK Wildcats and MN Timberwolves basketball fan, he plays Ultimate Frisbee at the highest levels.
Andy Beaham – Digital Marketing, Advertising and IT Director
Scott Koester – Director Project Development & Management
Scott is responsible for managing the various aspects of Rebounds development projects including site planning, design, entitlement, construction and building turnover. He collaborates with senior team members to deliver a project development that meets the firms market, design and financial objectives. With over 25 years in the design and construction industry, he understands the challenges that are part of the development process, and enjoys working with the development team to successfully deliver a finished project. Scott and his wife Tamara enjoy spending time with their two sons, Austin and Bjorn, watching them in a variety of sports, music and community activities. And when time allows, they like to travel to experience other communities and cultures. Scott has held board and executive positions with a variety of not for profit organizations, and continues to try to donate time and his experience to help those organization meet their charitable goals.