American Timberland’s ownership is divided equally among the principals.
General partner commitments to our investments, and performance incentives associated with investments, is also divided equally among the principals.
THOMAS C. ROWLAND, III
Mr. Rowland is a co-founding member of the firm and its Chief Executive Officer.
Previously, he founded Palmetto Land Investment Company (“PLIC”) to identify, originate, facilitate funding, and manage land investments arising from the publicly-held, forest product company land divestitures taking place during that time. During this time, Mr. Rowland was also a co-founder and CEO of Loamy, LLC the largest concrete sand and gravel mining and processing operation in SC which was acquired by Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. Prior to PLIC, he was a partner and President of Claybourn Walters Company ("CWC"), a major privately-held land management and forest products brokerage/harvesting firm in North Carolina which provided services to a clients such as Georgia-Pacific, International Paper, Weyerhaeuser, Milliken, Plum Creek, Wachovia Timberlands, and other major forest product businesses. Prior to CWC, he was a Procurement Forester for Georgia-Pacific Corporation with direct responsibility for the management of G-P’s 70,000 acre Whiteville Forest located in Southeastern NC as well as 68,000 acres of G-P Forest MAP land located in NC and SC. Mr. Rowland holds “Broker in Charge” and Forestry licenses in both SC and NC and is a Society of American Foresters Certified Forester. Mr. Rowland holds both B.S. and M.Fr. degrees in Forest Resource Management from Clemson University. Mr. Rowland maintains strong ties with Clemson, and has served on the Board of Visitors of Clemson University, and also on the Board of Visitors of the Medical University of South Carolina. He has served on the board of directors of the North Carolina Forestry Association.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. McMillan is a co-founding member of the firm and its Chief Financial Officer.
Previously, he was a founder and manager of The McMillan Firm that provided financial and business management advisory services to early stage emerging companies. Prior to founding The McMillan Firm, he held executive level positions with Vanity Fair, Monsanto, Hartmarx, Beatrice Foods, Arterial Health, LLC, and Allison Erwin Company. These positions included responsibilities in finance, accounting, operations, and business development. Mr. McMillan was also a co-founder of Loamy, LLC with Mr. Rowland. Mr. McMillan holds a B.S. degree in Accounting from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
DAN H. STUCKEY
Mr. Stuckey is a co-founding member of the firm and its Chief Operations Officer.
In 2004, Mr. Stuckey founded Forest Services, LLC, a forestry consulting firm whose clients included International Paper, Plum Creek Timber Company, Resource Management Services, MeadWestvaco, Coastal Timberlands Company, and Weyerhaeuser. Prior to Forest Services, LLC, he was with International Paper Company for 12 years. Mr. Stuckey began his career at Federal Paper Board which was acquired by International Paper Company in 1996. During his tenure at International Paper Company, he was responsible for oversight of the company’s forest inventory and geographic information system (GIS) data associated with 2.7 million acres of forest land from Virginia to Florida. Job responsibilities included harvest schedule and timber valuation modeling which proved instrumental in the sale of land/timber transactions as well as the divesture of 500,000 acres of IP timberland in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Mr. Stuckey was promoted to Wood Procurement Manager responsible for purchasing all wood based raw materials for International Paper Company’s Georgetown, SC paper mill valued at $75 million annually. Mr. Stuckey is a second generation Forester and has his real estate sales license in SC, his Forestry license in NC and SC, and is a Society of American Foresters Certified Forester. He holds a BS degree in Forest Resource Management from Clemson University. Mr. Stuckey is an active member of the South Carolina Forestry Association, Forest Landowner's Association, an Elder in the Presbyterian Church, past chairman of FRA's Southeastern Forest Products Security Group, past chairman of Log-a-Load for Kids for MUSC Children's Hospital, and current chairman of Log-A-Load for Kids for McLeod Children's Hospital.
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