Meet The Team
Debra runs the company, which demands her involvement in almost every different facet imaginable. From Customer Relations to Shipping, there is no job that she is too proud to take the time to handle. She has spent countless hours over the years taking care of business so that Rees could remain a competitive force in the industry. Debra has had the privilege of working with the most amazing group of people at Rees for over 40 years. Our service and quality is the best because of their commitment and dedication.
Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family and experiencing all of life's adventures through the eyes of her nine grandchildren.
Engineering Manager/Vice President
Greg is our Engineering Manager and plays a key role in customer satisfaction. He spends a lot of time researching how to better our products, coming up with new product concepts, and assisting customers with technical issues. He also spends a lot of time testing/working on our products to assure they work properly.
Dawn is in charge of plant operations at Rees. She works directly with outside suppliers and our internal plant workers in order to oversee the proper quantity, as well as quality, of production. She also works in the plant when needed, doing such tasks as shipping and assembly. Her organizational skills and dedication are what keeps our production operations running so smoothly.
Dawn enjoys spending her spare time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Luke is our Sales Manager. Having only been at Rees a couple years, he is trying to best learn about our customers and what it is we can do to assist them. He works directly with our Sales Reps, as well as our internal employees, to assure that the Rees brand is being marketed to our intended audience. He takes care of our advertising/website work as well.
He enjoys spending his spare time hunting, fishing, gardening, and cooking healthy meals. He considers himself a Chicken Wing connoisseur and has a slight College Football addiction. He has seen every episode of Seinfeld and will drop a quote or two whenever the opportunity presents itself.
Carole is one of the most professional voices you will hear when you call Rees. She has been employed at Rees since she was 16, which is why she can answer almost any question you may have. Her experience, patience and dedication is what best helps Rees provide customers with the service they desire.
Becky is one of two employees that keeps the forefront of Rees running. Her efficient and expeditious work ethic provides customers with quick solutions, while allowing the company to keep on top of things. Her hard work and 40+ years of experience is part of why Rees is able to provide such excellent customer service.
Outside of work she enjoys bike riding, flower gardening and listening to classic rock music. Of course, taking advantage of our beautiful lake region and boating with the family is an absolute must.
Manufacturing & Design Engineer
Jim does a lot of the background work behind the quality parts we manufacture. He spends a lot of time working on product designs, but that's just a small part. He also spends countless time fixing/finding ways to better current Rees products. His behind the scenes works allows our products to be manufactured to work at their full potential.
Karen is our primary shipper at Rees. She is the one making sure orders get out the door efficiently and correctly. Her 35+ years of experience allow her to work in all areas of manufacturing, including running our injection molding machines. Her diverse skills are a valued commodity at Rees.
Karen loves to spend her spare time with family and friends, especially her grandchildren. She enjoys her weekends by spending time on the lake and taking care of her flower garden.
Jeri runs the assembly area of Rees manufacturing. She has tremendous knowledge of how our switches are built. Her 40+ years of experience and ability to keep assembly flowing smoothly allow us to build the volume and quality of product our customers rely on.
Plant Operations/Machine Shop
Dawn runs the machine shop area of Rees Manufacturing. Her programming skills, machine knowledge, and 35+ years of experience allow her to be very efficient with her time, allowing us to put out our products in a timely fashion without compromising on quality.
Outside of work Dawn enjoys spending time with her grandchildren and riding her motorcycle. She is a big sports fan as well.
Press Operator/Plant Operations
Dee runs our stamping presses, making sure to produce high quality parts for our Rees switches. Her skills are highly valued. She is also able to work in other areas of the shop when needed, helping Rees to produce our quality products.
Joel joined the Rees team in May 2018. He is an upper management trainee with the goal of becoming General Manager. His primary role thus far is involvement in manufacturing and finding ways to improve/better our production processes. His knowledge of machinery and his engineering skills are already making an impact in the plant. We look forward to all that he can do for Rees and hope to have him around for many years.
Outside of work Joel enjoys working on cars, boating, hunting, and grilling out. He is what you would call a real man’s man. His love for UM football is unparalleled, as he claims to bleed maize and blue. But what he enjoys more than watching football and burning rubber in his Camaro, is spending time with his family and friends.
Jena began her start at Rees in May 2018. She is one of the professional, friendly voices you will hear when you call Rees. Her organizational skills and work ethic allow her to best assist any customers that call and assure that they are provided with top level customer service. We hope to have her around for many years to come.
Outside of work, Jena spends her free time enjoying outdoor activities such as gardening, tending to her flower beds, and taking care of her chickens. However, her favorite thing to do is spend time with her husband and their twins. From walks to bike rides to swimming, there’s nothing this country girl and super mom can't handle.