Podcasts

January 18, 2018

S4|E2: Bob Boyles – Get the right people with the right strengths in the right place

By Tom Davidson

Bob Boyes is not only the State Forester of Ohio but also Deputy Director of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. In these dual roles, he is responsible for the Division of Forestry, the Division of Wildlife, Mineral Resources Management, and the Office of Real Estate Land Management. With his extensive leadership experience, Bob offers […]

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January 10, 2018

S4|E1: Steve Sinclair – Just like forests, leaders need to be productive, diverse, complex, and resilient

By Tom Davidson

Steve Sinclair is the State Forester of Vermont and Director of the Vermont Department of Forest, Parks, and Recreation. During more than 40 years with the department, Steve has always taken on new assignments and challenges outside of his initial comfort zones and learned from them all. In this episode, Steve relates his department’s slogan, […]

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January 3, 2018

S3|E23: Vince Keeler – Let the experts be the experts

By Tom Davidson

Vince Keeler is a forester, veteran of the US Forest Service, and now Director of Forestry for the Center for Heirs’ Property Preservation in Charleston, South Carolina. Vince has 15 years of experience as a forester after earning his Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science & Natural Resource Management at Tuskegee University. On the show, […]

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December 28, 2017

S3|E22: Brandon Bal – Winning isn’t everything but wanting to win is

By Tom Davidson

Brandon Bal is an Area Manager for American Forest Management (AFM) in Houghton, Michigan, near where earned his B.S. in forestry at Michigan Tech. Brandon leveraged some of AFM’s programs and was able to further his education online while he was still working. On the show, Brandon explains the benefits of advancing your education online, […]

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December 20, 2017

S3|E21: Laura Parker – Grow your people, and the people will grow the business

By Tom Davidson

Laura Parker is the Manager of Forest Planning and Analysis for American Forest Management, Inc., where she delivers strategic and tactical forest planning solutions for a wide range of clients. Laura has been with American Forest Management for a little over 14 years and speaks highly of the role models and company culture there. Find […]

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