Justin Gerritse, M.S.

Justin Gerritse, M.S.

Chief Operations Officer (COO)
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Justin

Before joining the Carousel administration team, Justin earned a bachelor’s of science in Physical Education with an endorsement in Education Technology from Dakota State University. During his undergraduate studies, Justin served as the assistant coach for the DSU baseball team. After completing his B.S, Justin accepted a position as a graduate assistant at Northern State University where he coached baseball and taught in the physical education department. Justin successfully completed his M.S. in Physical Education, Health & Coaching. In addition to his formal education, Justin learned about facility construction, renovation, and maintenance while working for his family’s construction business.

Now as the Chief Operations Officer (COO), Justin oversees internal operations to insure fiscal efficiency. To this end Justin is a critical part of both short-term and long term planning working with the various departments of the Carousel Organization and reporting to the Chief Executive Officer. In addition to his budgetary responsibilities, Justin continues to oversee facility operations insuring the various Carousel facilities are properly maintained and within compliance of local and state building codes. Justin also plays a pivotal role in developing and streamlining company communications and procedures which he constantly reviews and adjusts in order to promote clear communication and efficient operations.