A graduate of Utica College at Syracuse University, Mr. Reese began his career in conventional development and research and development projects in 1991, before specializing exclusively in tensile membrane structures in January 2005. Reese has worked for such elite companies as Benderson Development, Iskalo Development, Birdair, Inc. and USA SHADE & Fabric Structures.
Mr. Reese has been, and is currently, involved in all aspects of the development of tensioned membrane structures including: design, engineering, value engineering, business development, estimating, proposal management, project management, material procurement, vendor management and construction.
While at Birdair, Reese lead a team on a project that successfully invented and developed Tensotherm and several other new membrane technologies for a multitude of specialized applications. Today, Reese is responsible for recruiting and developing a team in Latin America that has successfully completed many high-end tensioned membrane projects in Mexico, Central and South America.
Mr. Reese is also and OSHA 500 trainer and a member of the Kinney Hose Fire Company.