Meet the Experts
Six professionals with decades of experience in forestry, timber, wood products manufacturing, and business analytics collaborated to examine and report on the current state of the mass timber industry and its prospects for the future.
President, The Beck Group
Extensive experience in wood products manufacturing across North America including lumber and mass timber panel operations with a focus on planning, benchmarking and analysis. Bryan also has experience in the construction industry.
Vice President, The Beck Group
Roy has more than 30 years of forestry and forest products industry experience including completion of two CLT manufacturing feasibility studies. He also spoke about mass timber lumber supply at the 2016 International Mass Timber Conference.
Consultant, The Beck Group
Former accountant in the wood products industry experienced in analyzing wood products pricing and trends in end use, cost and performance benchmarking, developing forecasting models, and evaluating economic feasibility.
President & CEO, Forest Business Network
Recognized as a national expert and leader in under-utilized timber and woody biomass with more than 40 years experience in the forest and forest product sector. FBN also owns and co-produces the International Mass Timber Conference.
A Forester and Forest Ecologist by training and 40 years of practice; his passion is to bring together the social, environmental, and economic elements needed to create a sustainable society.
Charles B. Gale
Principal, Doug Fir Consulting
Knowledgeable in forestry, wood products, and business analysis seeking to address society’s need for a more sustainable economy through environmentally conscious techniques. Charles has a long-term consulting engagement with a mass timber manufacturer.