Matt is a 1995 graduate from Oregon State University where he earned a BS in Forest Management with a business minor. He worked as a forester for Willamette Industries for 8 years in both Oregon and Washington. After working for Willamette, he worked for 3 years as a commodity buyer for Jeld-Wen in Bend, Oregon, and later for his family’s construction business.
Matt has been with Miller Timber Services since 2010 as a forester and manager of Cut-to-Length harvesting systems. Today, Matt is Senior Vice President of CTL Systems and is the Company’s, Chief Forester. This position finds him working in Oregon, Washington, and California for a variety of private and public landowners. Matt is a member of the Society of American Foresters. In 2017 he was in the Pioneer Class of REAL Oregon (Resource Education for Agricultural Leadership) and is now on the Board of Directors of REAL. Matt is also on the Board of Directors of the Oregon Logging Conference.
Bachelor of Science in Forest Management, minor in Business Administration, Oregon State University
RT-130, Fireline Safety
FEMA IS 100.b, Introduction to Emergency Management
FEMA IS 700.a, National Incident Management System, An Introduction
Vidgren Foundation Forestry Professionals Award (2017)
Council on Forest Engineering (COFE) Operator Award 2022