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Gordon Culbertson

Director - International Business

Gordon Culbertson

Gordon Culbertson is Director – International Business. He is responsible for establishing relationships and identifying new business partner in global markets. While Pacific Northwest Region Manager at Forest2Market (2007-2014), Culbertson was instrumental in launching Forest2Market do Brasil.

With over thirty years experience in the Western forest industry, Culbertson has an extensive background in multiple facets of the business. He served as vice president of resources for Swanson Group, where he managed timberland operations as well as annual log and timber production. His experience also includes serving as vice president of timberland operations for Rosboro Lumber, where he was responsible for coordinating timber supply for diversified manufacturing operations.

Active in the industry and his community, Culbertson has served as the executive level representative for a number of organizations including the Oregon Forest Industries Council, the American Forest Resource Council, the Washington Forest Protection Association, the Oregon Logging Conference and the Southern Oregon Log Scaling and Grading Bureau. He is past president of the Twin Rivers Rotary Club of Springfield, Oregon. Culbertson received a forest technology degree from Lane Community College.

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