Meet The Team

Doug hanus

Forestry Technician

Doug primarily works in NW Wisconsin building and maintaining roads, food plot implementation and gate construction as well as woodyard and scale maintenance. He also assists with timber cruising and line work. 

Doug has been part of our team since 2003. 

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SCOTt heffernon

Forester

Scott purchases and manages timber sales on county, federal, state and private land in Vilas, Oneida, Lincoln, Langlade, Forest, Florence and Marathon County. 

Scott graduated from UW-Stevens Point in 2013 with a degree in Natural Resource Management. After serving 4 years in the US Army, Scott joined our team in 2017.

Robert huray

Forester

Robert purchases and manages timber sales on county, federal, state and private land in Bayfield, Ashland, Douglas, and Iron County. 

Robert graduated with a degree in Forest Management from UW-Stevens Point and has been part of our team since 1994.

John kundinger

Forester

John purchases and manages timber sales on county, federal, state and private land in Clark, Marathon, Jackson, Wood, Monroe, Juneau, Adams and Portage County. 

John graduated with a degree in [DEGREE] from [FROM] and has been part of our team since 2015.

Ross Langham

Forester

Ross purchases and manages timber sales on county, federal, state and private land in Sawyer, Bayfield, Ashland and Douglas County. 

He graduated with a degree in Forestry from UW-Stevens Point and has been part of our team since 2004. 

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Matt ogren

Equipment Operator

Matt primarily works in NW Wisconsin building and maintaining roads, food plot implementation and gate construction.  

Matt has been part of our team since 2017. 

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Pat rajala

Forester

Pat purchases and manages timber sales on county, federal, state and private land in Northern Minnesota.

Pat graduated with a degree in Forestry from UW-Stevens Point and has been part of our team since 2020.  

mike schlafke

Forester

Mike purchases and manages timber sales on county, federal, state and private land in Sawyer, Bayfield, Ashland and Douglas County. Mike is also in charge of the Hayward wood inventory.

He graduated with a degree in Forestry from UW-Stevens Point and has been part of our team since 1998. 

Denise weinberger

Yard Manager

Denise is responsible for yard inventories, monitoring wood quality, coordinating of trucking contracts and FSC certification. Denise has been part of our team since 2002.

RAINIE bLUSE

Pulpwood Accounting Manager

Rainie is responsible for contracts, timber sale audits/summaries, weekly wood payments, FSC certification, special reporting and accounting. Rainie has a degree in from and has been part of our team since 1998.

Robert Gephart

Pulpwood Accountant

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Bob has a degree in from and has been part of our team since 2004.

Valerie wessel

Pulpwood Accountant

Val is responsible for contract maintenance, insurance, weekly wood payments, accounts receivable and rail car logistics. Val has a degree in from and has been part of our team since 2000. 

Quinton Finley

Forester

Quinton purchases and manages timber sales on county, federal, state and private land in Central and Southern Minnesota. 

Quinton graduated with a Forestry & Wildlife degree from Vermilion Community College and has been part of our team since 2005.  

Tom Gjerde

Forester

Tom purchases and manages timber sales on county, federal, state and private land in Price, Rusk and Taylor County.

Tom graduated from UW-Stevens Point and has been part of our team since 1986.

Ben Hansen

Forester

Ben purchases and manages timber sales on county, federal, state and private land in Barron, Rusk, Chippewa, Eau Claire, Dunn & St. Croix County. He is also responsible for harvesting company-owned lands. 

Ben graduated from UW-Stevens Point and has been part of our team since 2014. 

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