Dr. Alex Finkral

Chief Forester and Vice President of Conservation

Dr. Finkral advises TFG’s forestry staff and TFG’s forest management consultants on silvicultural and forest management planning issues, oversees the management of TFG’s forests in Central America, and manages research efforts/partnerships aimed at improving forest management practices on TFG-owned properties.  Alex also chairs TFG’s interns committee, responsible for selecting, hiring, and supervising interns.

Alex holds a B.S in Natural Resource Management from Colorado State University and M.F. and Ph.D. degrees from Yale University’s School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. He is a certified Forester in the State of Connecticut.

Prior to joining TFG, Alex was an Assistant Professor of Forest Management at Northern Arizona University’s School of Forestry. Prior to his faculty position, Alex was the manager of Yale University’s School Forests. In addition to his work in the US, Alex has worked on forestry research and management projects in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Republic of the Congo, Peru, Turkey and Fiji.

Alex is a member of the Forest Stewards Guild, the Society of American Foresters, and a member of the USDA Forestry Research Advisory Committee.

Blake Stansell

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Alex Finkral

Chief Forester and Vice President of Conservation

Lin Thornton

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Joe Schwartz

Senior Director of Transactions

Hunter Jenkins

Managing Director and Senior Vice President

Mike Hincher

Managing Director Forest Operations

Matt Sampson

Vice President of Forest Operations

Greg Bailey

Regional Director – Southern Region

Will Caldwell

Forestland Analyst

Anya Clancy

Senior Fund Accountant

Liz Dassau

Senior Administrative Assistant

Missy Davis

Administrative Assistant

Dave Fehringer

Regional Director – Carbon, Inventory, and GIS

Shawn Hagan

Senior Director – Forestland Operations – Great Lakes Region

Thresa Henderson

Senior Director of Forest Information Systems

Leslie Lee

Senior Administrator - HR & Financial Affairs

Tammy McKinnon

Forest Operations Office Manager

Ann Osgood

Administrative Assistant

Joh Santos

Director of Information Technology

Erika Viall, CPA, CGMA

Chief Accounting Officer

Glenn Wallace, CPA

Chief Compliance and Tax Officer

Greg Wilhelm

Regional Director – Appalachian Region