Vice President - Marketing and Sales
Suzanne Hearn is responsible for marketing strategy and sales of custom analytics. Hearn also manages Forest2Market's bioenergy and lumber practices.
Among Hearn's accomplishments are the 2009 redesign of Forest2Market's website, the development of Forest2Market's lumber product and the design and implementation of a customer relationship marketing strategy. She also lead the team of analysts that completed research for the Wood Supply Research Institute, an investigation into the effects of long-term supply agreements on wood fiber and log price volatility. In 2006, she was project lead when Forest2Market published the first comprehensive look at the economic effects of rising energy costs and changing energy and environmental policy on the traditional forest products supply chain.
Hearn sits on the Board of the US Industrial Pellet Association and is a past Chair of the North American Wholesale Lumber Association's Communications Committee.
Prior to joining F2M, she was national accounts manager for Crop Data Management Systems, Inc. and held executive marketing positions in the agricultural industry, where she is a recognized expert in customer relationship marketing. She owns a tree farm in Union County, North Carolina.
Hearn earned her bachelor's degree in environmental studies from the University of California at Berkeley and has completed executive marketing courses there and at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. She has also worked as a programmer for the U.S. Forest Service.
Export Industry’s Impacts on Southern Forests, Markets
April 25, 2016;
Forest2Market's Director of Biomaterial and Sustainability Sales, Tracy Leslie writes about the impact of export industrial wood pellet market on US South forests in Biomass Magazine: Export Industry’s Impacts on Southern Forests, Markets.
Forest2Market Rebrands to Highlight International Expansion
April 15, 2016;
Forest2Market, Inc., a global provider of data solutions for the forest products industry, today announced a corporate rebranding initiative. This rebranding includes a revision of Forest2Market’s visual identity to more directly reflect the company’s expansion internationally.
Wood: An Abundant, Renewable Feedstock for Biofuels & Biochemicals Producers
April 15, 2016;
For project developers and investors pursuing greener replacements for petroleum-based fuels and chemicals, the choice of feedstock is a critical early decision point. From algae and animal and vegetable fats to agricultural crops and municipal solid waste, the possibilities are numerous. As the oldest energy source on the planet, wood is a logical choice as a biofuels or biochemicals feedstock.