Our Team

With a combined 134 years of experience between all of the Reese Construction team members, you can be assured your project will be completed correctly the first time around. Herb and Katie Reese started Reese Construction, Inc. in 1984. This small family owned business has grown to include four full time lead carpenters and three dedicated officestaff members. Reese Construction, Inc. is an active member of the Home Builders Association of Lincoln and
the Remodelers Council of Lincoln.

At Reese Construction, we take professionalism and education to heart. All of our carpenters graduated from the Building Construction Technology program at Southeast Community College in Milford. You can be confident that no matter who is on your job site, that person has the knowledge and ability to take care of any aspect of the remodeling project.


Herb Reese, CGR, CAPS – Sales & Estimating Manager

Herb graduated from Southeast Community College in Milford from the Building Construction Technology Program. Not only has Herb spent his life remodeling, he has given back to the local industry by serving in Lincoln´s professional builders and remodelers association. Herb served as the Chairperson of the Remodelers Council of Lincoln in 1995. He also served on the Board of Directors for the Home Builders Association of Lincoln for several terms, and serves on several committees for the Home Builders Association. Herb has taken his remodeling to the next level by earning the Certified Graduate Remodeler and Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist certifications. As Sales and Estimating Manager, Herb oversees the entire team at Reese Construction, Inc. to ensure that quality and customer service comes first.


Erin Magnussen, CGR, CAPS, CGP– Office Manager

erinErin graduated from Peru State College in Nebraska with her Bachelors in Business Management. Erin has worked at Reese Construction since 1998. Also dedicated to increasing the professionalism of the local industry, Erin served as the Chairperson of the Remodelers Council of Lincoln in 2004. Erin believes strongly in always learning more about the remodeling craft and business practices. Erin earned her Certified Graduate Remodeler, Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist and Certified Green Professional certifications. Additionally, she was instrumental in implementing a nationally recognized education program through the Remodelers Council of Lincoln.

As Office Manager, Erin is involved in all steps of the remodeling process. Erin estimates the jobs and assists clients with their selections. Erin is also our Kitchen salesperson and works closely with customers to achieve their desired Kitchen.


What is CGR?

Certified Graduate Remodeler (CGR) is an exclusive professional designation designed to emphasize business management skills as the key to a professional remodeling operation. The CGR designation requires that graduates meet prescribed standards of business practice, possess a minimum of five years remodeling industry experience, have a proven track record of successful project management, complete a comprehensive education curriculum, and pledge to uphold the program’s code of ethics.

What is CAPS?

The Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) designation program teaches the technical, business management, and customer service skills essential to competing in the fastest growing segment of the residential remodeling industry: home modifications for the aging-in-place. The NAHB Remodelers ™ Council, in collaboration with the AARP, NAHB Research Center, and NAHB Seniors Housing Council, developed this program to provide comprehensive, practical, market-specific information about working with older and maturing adults to remodel their homes for aging-in-place.

What is CGP?

The National Association of Home Builders Certified Green Professional ™ designation recognizes builders, remodelers and other industry professionals who incorporate green building principles into homes without driving up the cost of construction. Classwork leading to the designation provides a solid background in green building methods, as well as the tools to reach consumers, from the organization leading the charge to provide market-driven green building solutions to the home building industry.