Through his career, he has gained extensive forestry experience, specializing in Lake States large-tract timberland management and data analysis. He has a broad skill set and range of knowledge including client relations, contract negotiation and administration, data quality assurance/quality control, design and implementation of timber harvest and inventory programs, assisting with timberland acquisitions and dispositions, third-party certification audits, and heavy equipment operation. Rich is a member of the Society of American Foresters. He has also represented large landowners on forest management committees.
715.453.3274, ext. 340
He has extensive experience in designing and implementing varied timber and resource inventories, including detailed data acquisition, analysis, reporting, and modeling using state-of-the art hardware and software applications. He oversees cradle-to-grave services on forest carbon projects including project design, inventory, GIS and analysis, and modeling. With a deep knowledge of Lake States silviculture, particularly northern hardwood management, Forrest specializes in forestland real estate due diligence and investment analysis. He has also worked on analysis, inventory, and modeling assignments on projects located across the country from the northeast through the Adirondacks and Appalachia regions, to the western states, including Alaska.
715.453.3274, ext. 317
She leads inventory projects both in and out of state with a special focus in quality control and data organization. She has extensive experience in forest and carbon inventories, and project and data management including logistics, plot installation, and client communications. Her forest carbon experience includes implementing detailed inventory protocols, audits, data organization, annual updates, and monitoring services. Claire also has experience drafting written inventory materials, training, North American plant identification, and timber sale setup and administration.
In her free time, Claire enjoys hiking, canoeing the lakes of northern Minnesota, and quilting.
715.453.3274, ext. 338
Prior to his current position, Chad was a GIS Specialist at Northwest Regional Planning Commission in Spooner. Chad has worked in the GIS field since 1996.
Chad holds a GIS Technician Associates Degree from Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, and a Microcomputer Operator Technical Diploma from Northeast Wisconsin Technical College.
In his free time, Chad enjoys spending time outdoors, hunting, and camping. He plays guitar, banjo, and sings in several local bands, as well as solo.
715.699.1401, ext. 206
Prior to her current position, Martha was a graduate research assistant with the Forest Resources Department at the University of Minnesota in St. Paul. She has experience in the financial services industry as an associate investment analyst for a family office in St. Paul, Minnesota. Martha holds a Bachelor of Arts from Whitman College in Economics and a Master of Science in Forestry and Natural Resource Management from the University of Minnesota.
In her free time, Martha enjoys canoeing with her dog, biking long distances, woodworking, and taking her old motorcycle out on the trails.
715.453.3274, ext. 312
Maryada holds a Master of Science (MS) degree focused on Natural Resource Science and Management from University of Minnesota - Twin Cities and a PhD from the University of Florida, majoring in Forest Resources and Conservation. She specializes in forest management, quantitative silviculture, dendrochronology, and environmental education, with specific skills in database management, statistical analysis, data visualization and QA/QC.
In her free time, Maryada enjoys spending time with her family, visiting new places, and hiking.
715.453.3274, ext. 301
Prior to his current position, David worked for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources for 5 seasons. David explored multiple opportunities with the WI DNR and gained experience as a Facilities Maintenance worker at Northern Highland American Legion State Forest; a Parks and Recreation Specialist in the Flambeau River State Forest; and a Fisheries Technician, performing creel survey work on the Pike Lake Chain of lakes in Price County, Wisconsin.
David holds a Bachelors Degree in Natural Resources with an emphasis on Natural Resource Management from Oregon State University. He also obtained an Associates Degree in GIS from Nicolet Area Technical College.
In his free time, David enjoys spending time in the outdoors hiking, fishing, hunting, and camping.
715.453.3274, ext. 342