Craig holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree from the University of Illinois in Forest Management. Craig also has a Master’s Degree in Forest Science from Texas A&M University. He is a member of the Society of American Foresters and the Forest History Association of Wisconsin.
Prior to joining the Steigerwaldt team, Craig most recently served as the Property Manager for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. He also served as a Forester with the Department for many years with an emphasis on timber sale establishment and administration and has extensive experience working in Lake States timber types.
In his free time Craig enjoys dabbling in many outdoor pursuits. Most notably hunting, fishing, skiing and traveling with family.
715.453.3274, ext. 324
Prior to her current role, Sydney worked as a forestry technician where she conducted stocking surveys, and preformed timber stand improvement work.
Sydney is working towards her Bachelors of Science degree in Forest Management at the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point and is expected to graduate in May of 2023.
In her free time, Sydney enjoys being outdoors. Some of her favorite activities include hunting, hiking, snowboarding, and camping. She also enjoys spending time with friends and family.
Austin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Forest Management from the University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point.
During his last year of college, Austin was a Forestry Technician with Steigerwaldt. Prior to working at Steigerwaldt, Austin was a Forestry Technician with Grossman Forestry in Newberry, Michigan and a Forestry Technician for the US Forest Service in Helena, Montana.
In his free time, Austin enjoys most outdoor activities and spending time with family up north, but especially enjoys competing in bass tournaments.
715.453.3274, ext. 305
Phil holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Forest Science with an emphasis in Forest Management.
Prior to his current position, Phil was an Arborist, working in both the municipal and private tree care industries. He is an ISA Certified Arborist with six years of experience in tree pruning, removals, cabling, planting, and consulting.
In his free time, Phil enjoys spending time with his girlfriend and their two dogs: Rizzo and Indi. He enjoys skiing in the winter and being active in the summer or sometimes just hanging by the lake and enjoying the serenity of Northern Wisconsin. He is an avid fan of the Brewers, Badgers, and Packers, despite the disappointments they occasionally (routinely) bring.
715.453.3274, ext. 303
Max attended UW-Madison and earned his degree in Forest Science and graduated in May 2021. He is also of member of the Society of American Foresters.
Prior to this position, Max interned with Steigerwaldt in the summer of 2020 through the Connor Internship. Max also worked at Sand Valley Restoration Trust where he got experience in forestry, as well as creation of public recreation trails. A big part of Max’s life prior to forestry was caddying at Sand Valley Golf Resort, which enabled him to earn the Chick Evans Scholarship.
In his free time, Max enjoys being outdoors. Some of his favorite activities include hunting, fishing, archery, skiing, biking, golf, powersports and so much more.
715.453.3274, ext. 209
Prior to his position in the Forest Operations department, Nathan was part of the Analytics and Technology Solutions team where he assisted in the logistics and planning aspects of carbon projects and in carbon field work around the country. Now, Nathan works in the Forest Operations department where he works with current TIMO clients and related timber sales.
Prior to joining Steigerwaldt, Nathan was an LTE Conservation Forester for Compass Land Consultants and worked on a fixed radius plot project similar to carbon plots. He also worked on forest inventory, timber marking, and timber sale preparation work. For his internship, Nathan worked at Stella Jones and selected red pine suitable for telephones.
Nathan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Forest Management from The University of Wisconsin Stevens Point.
In his free time, Nathan enjoys doing all kinds of outdoor recreation such as running, biking, hiking, cross country skiing, camping, and so much more! He also enjoys being with family at the cabin and working on projects.
715.453.3274, ext. 308
Mike is responsible for overseeing activities on clients’ land bases and ensuring logging, site prep, and reforestations are completed in a safe, effective, and timely manner. His duties include timber marking, boundary line establishment, timber sale administration, harvest planning, reforestation contracting, planting and site prep administration, rail car loading logistics, and timber cruising. He specializes in pine management, harvest planning, and ensuring timber sales are set up and completed in a timely manner for clients. Mike is a member of the Society of American Foresters.
In his free time, Mike enjoys spending time with family, hunting, fishing, shed hunting, and getting his kids involved in the outdoors in any way possible.
715.699.1401, ext. 208
Joe specializes in oversight and execution for forest operations for our large private landowners (TIMO, REIT, and large private non-industrial ownerships). He is experienced in all aspects of Lake States silviculture, third-party certification systems (SFI and ATF), timber sale harvest planning, establishment, marketing, contracting, and administration, inventory execution and field oversight, forest road maintenance and improvement, and reforestation planning and contracting.
In his current role, Joe manages foresters in Steigerwaldt’s Tomahawk, Wisconsin, office. He is responsible for operations oversight of approximately 175,000 acres of client-owned properties, as well as client and company budget management, client relationships, project management, staffing, procurement, and execution of business directives and expectations.
715.453.3274, ext. 304
Derek earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Forest Management, with a minor in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), from the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point in 2012. Prior to enrolling at UWSP, Derek enlisted in the U.S. Army from 2005 to 2007. Derek is a member of the Society of American Foresters, a cooperating forester, and a Certified Plan Writer for the Wisconsin DNR; he has also earned his FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot license.
Derek specializes in all aspects of timber sale setup and administration on a variety of timber types for clients including non-industrial private landowners, investment companies, and government agencies. Derek assists on timber inventory projects nationwide by providing logistical planning, as well as performing fieldwork. Derek also supports teams that monitored the implementation of forestry Best Management Practices (BMP) in Michigan and Minnesota.
In his free time, Derek enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and kids. Some of their favorite activities include traveling, biking, camping, and fishing.
715.453.3274, ext. 307