Dr. Alex J. Finkral

Vice President | Chief Forester, The Forestland Group LLC

Alex is Chief Forester at The Forestland Group, a timberland investment management organization (TIMO) based in Chapel Hill, NC that specializes in naturally-regenerating hardwood forests. Prior to The Forestland Group, Alex was an Assistant Professor of Forest Management at Northern Arizona University’s School of Forestry and before that, he was the manager of the Yale Forests at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. Currently, Alex is also an adjunct faculty member at Virginia Tech and serves on the USDA Forestry Research Advisory Council. As vice president, Alex brings a wealth of forestry knowledge and strong leadership skills to help guide EcoForesters’ future. In his spare time he takes pride in managing a modest wood pile and attempts to heat his home with wood as much as possible.