Board Members

Courtney Rueber
Executive Officer

As a northeast Iowa native, Courtney has intimate knowledge of the area and a strong desire to make her home, your home. Courtney moved to Cedar Falls back in 2015 to attend school at the University of Northern Iowa (Go Panthers!). After obtaining her Bachelor’s Degree, she became very fond of the area during that time and loved everything that the Cedar Valley had to offer so she decided to plant some roots. Working in real estate the past 5+ years has allowed her to see all the backend aspects and details of the real estate process from start to finish. 

Coming from a long family line of contractors she has been to construction sites and on top of roofs since she could walk. Finding a career path that aligned with houses and real estate just made sense. With Courtney, clients can expect not only a seamless real estate experience but also a lasting relationship that extends far beyond closing day. She embodies the true essence of what it means to be a real estate professional—a partner, advocate, and friend throughout the entire journey of turning a house into a home. These skills and connections are mutually beneficial for her role as the Executive Officer of the Cedar Valley Home Builders Association. She is happy to serve and be a part of a great network of dedicated professionals within the construction community.

Seth Engelbrecht

Seth Engelbrecht has over 10 years of experience in the banking industry having been in his current role of Business Banker at First Bank since 2015. Seth works with many construction related companies in his current role helping them with a all of their banking and borrowing needs. Growing up Seth’s family build several houses for various family members and was very active in Habitat for Humanity which got Seth interested in the home building industry. Seth holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Wartburg College and graduated from W-SR High School.

Seth holds a Bachelor's degree in Finance from Wartburg College and has built a solid reputation for his expertise in areas such as wealth management, investment strategies, and mortgage lending. He is committed to helping individuals and businesses achieve their financial goals by offering tailored advice and innovative solutions.

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Justin Reuter
Vice President

Growing up in a family of carpenters taught Justin Reuter what to look for when showing, selling, constructing, or purchasing a home. After building homes for his family's construction business, he earned degrees in finance and real estate from the University of Northern Iowa. His hands-on experience and deep expertise make him a go-to resource for home buyers. As a full-time agent, Justin is always available to clients, working tirelessly around the clock to eliminate stress and ensure a smooth, easy process. Justin will handle every detail, from finding contractors for repairs, to preparing contracts, to scheduling appointments. When you work with Justin, you won't just receive his assistance for a one-time transaction—you will have a dedicated professional you can count on for years to come.

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David LaMarche
Corporate Secretary
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Amina Begic

My story begins in the late '90s when I arrived in the U.S. as a refugee from Bosnia, finding a new home in the Cedar Valley, a place I grew up in and still call home. It’s here that I’ve built a life with my husband, Esnad, and our three children: Inaaya, Daniel, and Zayn.

My experience tells a story of passion, dedication, and an evolving journey in the world of design and construction. It all began with a personal project - building a home with my husband. This initial step into the realm of construction and design ignited a deep-seated passion, leading to a series of projects that further fueled my love for design. This consistent enthusiasm in design and construction led to the birth of Dream Homes Construction & Design, a venture that seamlessly blended my love for robust construction with my innate flair for interior design.

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Jacob Boeschen
Scholarship Chair
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Scott Staebell
Board Member
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Chris Woods
Board Member
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Todd Miller
Board Member
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Michael Maloney
Board Member
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Bob Manning
Executive Officer