Randall S. Johnson, President
Randy has been President of Green Crow since 1983 and is responsible for company operations and business strategy. He was previously with Rayonier Inc. for 12 years where he was the Director of Forest Products. He has over 25 years of experience in all facets of timberland investments in the Southeast, Northwest, and Canada. He has a Master’s of Business Administration from the Harvard Business School, a Master’s of Science in applied math from UCLA, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of the South. He is a member of the Port Angeles Chamber and The Clallam County Economic Development Council.
John David is involved in oil and gas exploration in the southeast United States, real estate investments and timberland resources. He and his wife, Linda, are active in local charities, particularly the United Way and the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center. John David attended the University of Oklahoma and the University of Salzburg in Austria. He holds a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from Tulane University. He and Linda now live in Port Angeles. They have 5 sons and 6 grandsons.
Dennis is the President of Green Crow Properties, which creates additional value in the real estate market and the development of housing from land Green Crow manages. In total, Dennis has over 25 years of experience in both sales and contract logging, in addition to log marketing and exporting. He has been with Green Crow since 1983. He was previously with ITT Rayonier and an independent export trading company before joining Green Crow. Dennis received a degree in Forest Economics from Washington State University.
Tom is the manager of Green Crow’s forestry operations in Port Angeles, Washington. Tom has extensive experience in all aspects of timberland management including harvest planning, regulatory requirements, timber sales, log sales, timber cruising, and road construction. He has been with Green Crow since 1989 and has over 20 years of experience in the industry, including the Milwaukee Land Company and Paul Bunyan Timber. Tom has a Master’s of Business Administration in Forest Industry Management from the University of Oregon and a Bachelor of Science degree in Forest Management from the University of Washington.
Operations in the northeast have focused primarily on high quality hardwood timberlands. Since 1996 Nick and his group have acquired over 50,000 acres of timberland in the region, both for the company and on behalf of our clients, and developed a log brokerage and export business that markets logs to customers in the US, Canada and Asia. At the corporate level, he assists on due diligence, valuation modeling, financing and client relations. Nick has traveled extensively for timberland investment including spending a considerable amount of time in New Zealand. From 1990 to 1996, Nick was with Resource Investments, Inc., a first generation TIMO. As a fund manager at RII, Nick handled three timber funds valued over $300 million. Previously, Nick was a principal at Strategic Timber Trust where he was responsible for management of 450,000 acres of timberland in the U.S. South and West Coast. Nick has an MBA from the University of Connecticut and a Master of Forestry degree from Duke University.
Harry has evaluated over $1 billion of timberland in the Pacific Northwest and New Zealand. He has extensive experience in silviculture operations and research. Harry has been at Green Crow since 1992, and previously 15 years with ITT Rayonier. Harry has an Associate of Science in Forestry from the Paul Smith College of Forestry, a Bachelor of Science in Forest Management from West Virginia University, and a Master’s of Science in Forest Genetics from the University of Washington. Harry is a Society of American Foresters Certified Forester.
Larry has been comptroller with Green Crow since 1992. He has extensive experience with accounting in the export of forest products to Asia. In addition, he has led the development of flexible accounting systems specific to forest products. Previously, Larry was controller for forest operations in Seattle and Hoquiam, Washington for ITT Rayonier, where he gained 13 years of experience. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Portland State University.
Mike manages Green Crow’s Grays Harbor, Washington office. His experience includes managing start-up operations of log exporting facilities in the Pacific Northwest and extensive work in log quality control in both log yards and harvest operations. In addition, Mike has worked in all aspects of harvest management including, planning, cruising, regulatory permitting, unit layout, road construction, and logging operations. He has been directly responsible for numerous timberland acquisition and sale projects. Mike has worked for Green Crow since 1987. His previous experience includes 10 years with ITT Rayonier. Mike attended Grays Harbor Community College and has a Certificate in Business from the University of Washington.
Ken manages sawmill operations in Port Angeles, Washington. Previously, he managed sawmill operations in New Zealand for three years. Previous to that he was log purchasing and timber harvest manager on the Olympic Peninsula. His saw mill experience includes mills producing specialty, export lumber. Additionally, Ken has managed log yard operations. His experience includes harvest planning and management, road construction, and log quality. He has worked at Green Crow since 1990. Prior to Green Crow, Ken owned and managed his own logging company for 23 years.
Chuck manages Green Crow’s Vancouver, Washington office that oversees the management of timberland for multiple clients. He has worked with Green Crow for 1997 and has over 30 years of experience in the industry. His expertise includes all aspects of timber operations, log marketing, and timberland transactions. Chuck has held positions with Columbia Vista Corporation, Yamhill Scaling Bureau, and International Paper. He is on the Board of Directors Yamhill Scaling Bureau and is a past president. He has also been Chairman of the Northwest Log Rules Advisory Group. Chuck has a Bachelor of Science in Forestry from Oregon State University.
Mark manages the Green Crow wash plant and gravel pit operation in Oso, Washington. He is responsible for all operations, sales and marketing, and capital planning. He led the start up to full operation of this green field project in 2004. Today, it generates 400,000 tons of sand, washed rock, crushed rock, and gravel borrow annually. Mark’s history with Green Crow began in 1985 when he was employed with MRGC (the Green Crow partnership with Merrill & Ring). He has subsequently held positions of forest manager and acquisitions manager. He has over 25 years of experience in evaluating timberland properties for private and institutional investors in the Pacific Northwest, including extensive work in all aspects of timber cruising design, field work, and analysis. In addition, Mark has managed all aspects of timber operations including harvest scheduling, unit layout, regulatory permitting, contract logging, and log marketing. Previously, Mark worked for the Boise Cascade Corporation as an inventory forester. Mark has a Masters of Science degree in project management from City University’s School of Business and a Bachelors Degree in Forest Management from the University of Washington. He also completed The Management Program at the University of Washington’s Business School.
Tyler is responsible for forest inventory and geographic information system (GIS) management. He has first hand experience with all aspects of timber inventory including timber field cruising, cruise software, inventory databases, and timber growth modeling.Tyler’s background includes relational database design, including three-dimensional GIS and enterprise wide integrated information systems. Tyler has a Bachelors Degree in Sociology from Centenary College of Louisiana.
Scott is responsible for overseeing Green Crow’s domestic and international log, pulp and veneer sales, as well as managing its log yard operations on the East Coast. Scott has both an Associate Degree in Forestry and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Forestry from the University of New Hampshire. He has been working in the industry in New England for the past 16 years and has focused his career on log procurement and log sales. During his career, Scott has developed solid relationships with foresters, loggers and sawmills throughout New England and Quebec, Canada. Scott has also traveled extensively throughout China over the past seven years and has established a deep rooted customer base with several of the larger importers and manufacturing plants throughout Asia. Scott has grown this business to be one of the largest exporters in northern New England. In addition to his overseas business, Scott markets over 10 million board feet of hardwood to over 50 different customers each year.
Chris manages Green Crow’s Waterbury, Vermont office, which is responsible for the management of Green Crow Corp.’s northeast land base, joint venture lands, and client lands in Vermont, New Hampshire and New York. Chris has been with Green Crow since 2008 and has experience in forest inventory, planning, road construction, regulatory permitting, harvest operations, product marketing and land acquisitions. Prior to Green Crow, Chris worked for 13 years as a procurement forester for The A. Johnson Co., a regional leader in hardwood sawmilling. In that capacity, he was responsible for the management of company owned timberlands and procurement of hardwood logs via forest operations on company lands, negotiated stumpage purchase, public and private bid sales, and direct log purchases. Chris holds a Bachelor of Science in Forestry from the University of Vermont and is a member of the Society of American Foresters.