Dr. Alex J. Finkral

Vice President | President & CEO, Eastwood Forests

Alex is President and CEO at Eastwood Forests, a company dedicated to forestland investments that generate competitive financial returns and positive ecological impacts. Prior to that, Alex was the Chief Forester at The Forestland Group,  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. Alex has also served as 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.