Reese joined Worksystems in 2012 to help lead business outreach and partnership development for the Youth Workforce System. In this capacity, he works with businesses and other organizations to support career exploration and the work experience for youth (WEX-Y) program.
Reese holds a Bachelor's in Economics and a Master's in teaching from the University of Virginia as well as a Master's of Business Administration from Willamette University. He has experience in the K-12 system as a classroom teacher and also co-founded a charter high school with a leadership and entrepreneurship focus. Prior to joining Worksystems, Reese worked for former City of Portland Mayor Sam Adams managing the summer youth employment and career exploration initiative.
When Reese isn't busy on house renovation projects, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two young daughters.