Reidar Brekke is a Partner at Brightstar and a Member of the Investment Committee. He currently serves as Board Chair of Gateway Dealer Network and serves on the boards of Novae and ERC, both Brightstar Portfolio Companies.
Since 2003, Reidar has worked closely with Andrew Weinberg at Lindsay Goldberg focusing on the transportation and logistics sectors and most recently while serving as President of Intermodal Holdings LP, a provider of containers and portable storage solutions for both on land and maritime usage from 2012-2018. Prior to 2012, he held a number of senior roles including manager of Poten Capital Services, a strategic and financial advisory specializing in the logistics and maritime sectors. Prior to 2003, Reidar was CFO, then President and COO of SynchroNet Marine, a logistics service provider to the global container transportation industry, and also held numerous senior positions with AMA Capital Partners LLC, a merchant bank.
Reidar served as an Advisor for the Norwegian Trade Commission in New York & Oslo, Norway, and a financial advisor in Norway. He has been an adjunct professor at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs – Center for Energy, Marine Transportation and Public Policy and has served as an independent Director for Diana Containerships Inc. (DCIX) since June 2010 and Scorpio Tankers (STNG) since December 2016. Reidar represented Norway in the Eisenhower Trophy, a biennial world amateur team golf championship led by the International Golf Federation.
Reidar graduated from the New Mexico Military Institute and obtained an MBA from the University of Nevada, Reno.