Forest2Market would like to congratulate longtime friend and partner Fred Souba Jr. on his recent appointment to Chief State Forester at the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Fred brings over 40 years of forest industry experience to the Department, where he will also serve as administrator for the DNR Division of Forestry.
Fred is the current owner and Senior Consultant of ProVision Forestry LLC. Throughout his career, he has served as Vice President of Wood Supply and Sustainability for NewPage Corporation, which operated pulp and paper mills in Kentucky, Nova Scotia, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. He was also Vice President of Wood Supply U.S. for Stora Enso North America, where he gained an international perspective and experience within the forest products industry.
We appreciate Fred’s expertise, contributions and friendship over the years, and we wish him the very best in his new role with the Wisconsin DNR.