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 experiences, as well as a commitment to give you the best possible renting outcome.




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.

  • 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


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.


  • 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


Office Manager

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


  • 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


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.


Portfolio Manager

Mike has been working with ShipRock Management since February, 2016. Mike spends most of his time at ShipRock working with clients that hold larger portfolios. He works with owners and contractors to coordinate both small and large projects. Mike and his family have lived in Duluth for over 25 years, giving him a strong familiarity with the community. 

Amy Janusiak


Portfolio Manager

Amy has worked with ShipRock Management since September of 2017. Prior to joining our team, she came from a strong background in the hospitality industry. Amy brings a wealth of experience and a commitment to excellence to ShipRock Management. Her journey through various departments has made her a versatile and adept professional, well-equipped to handle the diverse aspects of a property manager. Dedicated to delivering the best possible experience, Amy is a go-to resource for residents, vendors, and clients. Her infectious laugh and positive demeanor make every interaction memorable. When Amy is not working, she is spending time with her 3 children.

Holly Paxton-Dalton


Portfolio Manager

Holly is an energetic self-starter with great attention to detail which makes her a great fit for the portfolio manager position. Holly has been with ShipRock Management since June of 2018. With a robust background in both the hospitality industry and human services, she brings a blend of customer-centric expertise and compassionate understanding of individual needs. Her daily duties encompass a multifaceted range of responsibilities, from budgeting and staff management to facilitating seamless communication between owners and tenants, all while efficiently handling clerical tasks.


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