Nathan Reichert is serving his 3rd term in the Iowa House of Representatives. He serves as the Chair of the Permanent Committee on Energy. He also serves on the Appropriations, Commerce, Public Safety, and Environmental Protection committees, and Infrastructure and Capitals appropriation budget sub-committee.
Nathan Karl Reichert was born on July 3, 1970 to E. Karl and Linda Reichert in Muscatine, Iowa. Nathan graduated from Muscatine High School, where he was active in student government, chorus, theatre, and debate.
Nathan attended the University of Iowa, where he majored in history. He was a member of the Sigma Pi fraternity and served as its President. Due to financial reasons, Nathan put his college career on hold. After working in the family construction business for one year, he transferred to the University of Northern Colorado. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History with a minor in Political Science in 1993. In 2003, he graduated from the University of Iowa Tippie School of Management with a Masters of Business Administration. He currently is an economic professor.
After college graduation, Nathan returned to Muscatine once again and entered into the real estate and construction business with his father. Nathan obtained his own real estate license in the spring of 1994. He began Pepperstone Mortgage in 2000. Pepperstone is a mortgage brokerage company that helps people obtain financing for the purchase of their homes.
Nathan married Rebecca Ann McCleary in 2001. In 2002 his son, Simon Karl Reichert, was born followed by Spencer James Reichert in 2003 and Ella Kennedy Reichert in 2008.
The Reicherts attend Wesley United Methodist Church, where Nathan is a member of the Church Council.
Nathan served as Chair of the Muscatine Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee from 2000-01. Nathan is a member of the Small Business Developments.
Nathan owns a family farm that was settled by his mother’s family in the 1890s. It has been in the family for 100 years. He rents the land to a local farmer.
Nathan likes to go pheasant hunting and is a member of Pheasants Forever. He particularly likes to spend time on the Mississippi River on his boat and enjoys water-skiing.