Jason W. Reese

Jason W. Reese

Jason W. Reese is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Great Elm Group, Inc. since May 5, 2023. Mr. Reese is the Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Imperial Capital Asset Management, LLC (“ICAM”) and the Co-Founder of Imperial Capital, LLC (“Imperial Capital”), both founded in 1997. ICAM is a registered investment advisor which has managed various hedge funds, investment partnerships, a private REIT and a private equity fund. Imperial Capital is a registered broker-dealer. During his time at Imperial Capital, Mr. Reese formed Monomoy Properties REIT, LLC in 2014, focusing on the Industrial Outdoor Storage sector and continues to serve on the Board of Directors. Mr. Reese is also a founding member of City Ventures, LLC, a California-based private home builder, and has served on the Board of Directors since its inception in 2009. Prior to Imperial Capital, Mr. Reese was a principal with Gordon Investment Corporation, a merchant banking firm in New York and Dallas, where he focused on investing in distressed real estate transactions, high yield securities and leveraged buyouts. Prior to his time with Gordon, Mr. Reese worked in the Corporate Finance Group at PaineWebber in New York. Mr. Reese graduated with honors from Yale University with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering.