Management Team

Get our team on your side.

ShipRock Management has the reputation it does because of our staff. Each member of our team offers unique skills and experience, as well as a commitment to give you the best possible renting outcome.


ANDY WEYRAUCH

Broker

Andy Weyrauch has been a property manager since 2005, and specializes in project management. Andy executes on your critical success factors, helping you reach your goals.

SUCCESSES
  • Organized Running for a Cause, a fundraiser for Duluth Public Schools
  • Nominated – Duluth Young Professional of the Year, 2006
  • Nominated – Joel Lebowitz Award Nominee, 2008
  • Former Chair of FUSE Duluth
  • Former Duluth Chamber of Commerce Board Member
  • Bachelor of Business, marketing emphasis, University of Minnesota Duluth
  • Numerous successful property renovations and complete overhauls
  • Dale Carnegie Course Graduate
  • National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) member
  • Duluth native
  • BNI Affiliated
  • Licensed Agent & Broker

BLAKE SHIPPEE

Investment Manager

Blake Shippee specializes in property acquisitions and the purchase of investment real estate. Blake has proven himself as a leader in the Twin Ports and works on properties owned and operated by ShipRock Investments.

SUCCESSES

  • Organized Beacon to the Bayou, a fundraiser for the Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund
  • Organized the annual ShipRock Art Gala supporting community artists
  • Duluth Chamber of Commerce member
  • Bachelor of Business, marketing emphasis, University of Minnesota Duluth
  • Numerous successful property renovations and complete overhauls
  • Duluth Association for Responsible Rentals (DARR), Board Member – Secretary
  • Dale Carnegie Course Graduate
  • Worked with the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB), firmly supporting small business
  • Raised over $2,000 for the Superior Hiking Trail organizing a UMD Benefit Concert – Beacon for the Trail
  • Homegrown Music Festival Steering Committee Member 2010 & 2011

KRISTI SCHULTE

Office Manager

Kristi has been working with ShipRock Management since January, 2008 and is a licensed agent. Kristi insures that all of ShipRock Management’s procedures are run efficiently and are in the best interest of all tenants and clients.

SUCCESSES

  • BNI Affiliated
  • Leadership Duluth Graduate 2010
  • Member of Leadership Duluth Steering Committee
  • Duluth Chamber of Commerce Affiliated
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker
  • Human Development Center Board Member since 2013

AMANDA JENNINGS

Administrative Assistant

Amanda has been working with ShipRock Management since February, 2015. Amanda works directly with insurance companies, the city of Duluth and HRA of Duluth to coordinate property inspections. Amanda strives to create a positive tenant experience from the lease signing to the processing of security deposit returns. Amanda has a passion for fiber arts and outdoor recreation, spending much of her free time agate picking on the shores of Lake Superior and hiking the trails of the area.


SIGNE LARSON

Administrative Assistant

Signe has been working with ShipRock Management since June, 2016. Signe works closely with tenants from processing rental applications, coordinating lease signings, addressing tenant concerns and questions, and providing notification of showings and inspections. Signe loves spending time outdoors in her garden, playing with her dog, fishing or riding her dirt bike.


JENNA LONG

Tenant Coordinator

Jenna has been working with ShipRock Management since February, 2017. Jenna administers digital rent payments and has a large role in the management of Anchor Pointe, a multi-unit property in St. Cloud, MN. Jenna also has a large role in processing rental applications and coordinating lease signings with new tenants. Jenna graduated from UW-Eau Claire in 2014 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Jenna loves spending time with her dogs, as well as reading, snow shoeing and kayaking.


MIKE DOTY

Leasing Agent

Mike has been working with ShipRock Management since February, 2016. Mike is a licensed real estate agent. Mike’s role is to show all available ShipRock Management properties and fills vacant units in a timely manner. Mike and his family have lived in Duluth for over 20 years, giving him a strong familiarity with the community. Mike’s hobbies included gardening, hiking, marine aquarium keeping and playing softball.


TYLER BYSTEDT

Maintenance Manager

Tyler has been working with ShipRock Management since January, 2012. Tyler is a licensed real estate agent. Tyler’s role is to coordinate, manage, and support our maintenance technicians. Tyler also works with Duluth’s housing inspectors to keep every property up to rental code, hires and manages contractors and vendors, and works directly with our residents and property owners to ensure efficiency and quality for everyone involved. Tyler is an active member of NARPM (National Association of Residential Property Managers) and enjoys bowling and playing golf.


DAVE MILLER

Maintenance Technician

Dave has been working with ShipRock Management since July, 2007 and has 25 years of experience working in property maintenance. Dave works to resolve any maintenance issues in an efficient and cost effective manner. Dave also responds to any after hours emergency maintenance concerns.


JIM JOHNSEN

Maintenance Technician

Jim has been working with ShipRock Management since September, 2007 and has 18 years of experience working in property maintenance. Jim makes sure that any code violations are corrected in a timely manner to satisfy any inspection requests.


TROY MARTIN

Maintenance Technician

Troy has been working with ShipRock Management since June, 2011 and has 15 years of experience working in property maintenance. Troy handles all maintenance large and small.


PAUL HAMMOND

Maintenance Technician

Paul has been working with ShipRock Management since June, 2009. Paul works to resolve any maintenance issues in an efficient and cost effective manner. Paul also responds to any after hours emergency maintenance concerns.


RICK HAVRON

Maintenance Technician

Rick has been working with ShipRock Management since December, 2011. Rick has over 20 years experience in maintenance and property management. Rick works to resolve any maintenance issues in an efficient and timely manner. Rick also responds to any after hours emergency maintenance concerns.


GARY SCHMID

Maintenance Technician

Gary has been working with ShipRock Management since November, 2006 and has 25 years of experience working in property maintenance. Gary can handle any maintenance request that comes his way. Gary’s primary responsibility is to service the Historical Chester Terrace building in Duluth.


GREG WIENKE

Maintenance Technician

Greg has been with ShipRock Management since November, 2011. Greg has over 20 years of maintenance experience. Greg is the on-site manager at our Kimball and Greysolon properties and handles all maintenance tended concerns. Greg also completes unit turn-overs, tenant concerns and requests, landscaping and snow removal.


GORDON KEMI

Maintenance Technician

Gordy has been working with ShipRock Management since spring of 2016, and has 20 years of experience working in maintenance. Gordy works on resolving maintenance issues as they arise, and inspects the rental properties during the winter months to ensure all aspects of the property are running smoothly. Gordy is a Minnesota native, who enjoys fishing, hunting and is an avid fan of Minnesota sports teams.


MIKE HARRIS

Maintenance Technician

Mike has been working with ShipRock Management since January, 2017. Mike has been working in the trades for 32 years and in maintenance full-time for the last 10 years. Mike helps look after the Hollywood and Williams building, as well as the rest of the ShipRock portfolio. Mike also responds to after hour emergency calls. Mike is a Duluth resident, who is a father of three and an excellent pool player.