David Jones, Ph.D, is currently the Director of Treated Wood and Laboratories with Timber Products Inspection. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Forest Resources/Wood Science from the University of Georgia, a Master of Science in Forestry from Stephen F. Austin State University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Forest resource Management from Clemson University. Previously he has worked as an auditor of forest products manufacturing both domestically and abroad, and was an Associate Professor and Extension Specialist at Mississippi State University. David resides in his family home in Hampton, Georgia.





Scott Olsen brings a combination of accomplishment and understanding of business matched with success in training individuals and groups. After completing his undergraduate work in Economics at the University of Washington, Scott has developed innovative training methods throughout his career that produce dramatic increases in productivity and customer satisfaction in a variety of organizations, including WebMD, Yahoo! and Apple. With a combination of skills and knowledge, Scott successfully advances management, leadership, sales, negotiation and interpersonal skills. He tailors each session to the particular needs of the group in which he is involved. Scott founded The Olsen Group in 1999. In addition to training, Scott provides personal career counseling for individuals and corporations.




Tanya Luthi is the Director of Engineering at Timberlab, a full-service mass timber company with expertise from preconstruction to fabrication and installation. Over her two decades of experience as a structural engineer, her work has shifted from steel and concrete structures to mass timber, now her sole focus. In addition to her work as a designer, she serves on the New York City structural code committee as an advocate for mass timber construction and is a former member of the WoodWorks Board of Directors.





Curt Stuckey is the VP-Distribution, Wholesale Wood Products. For the last 20 years, Curt has been with Wholesale Wood Products. He is responsible for overseeing operations, sales, marketing, and strategies for the company. He also has experience as a sales manager and an account manager. Curt attended the University of Alabama and received his BS in Biology.






Paul Odomirok is the Sales Manager of U.S. Operations for LUMIN. He has worked with Lumin Forest Products as the North American Sales Manager since 2019. Lumin is a Uruguayan producer of plywood for the U.S. and many other markets around the world.







Jake Munson is the Director of Wood Preservation at UFP Retail Solutions, UFP. He has been with UFP for almost 30 years. Jake is currently the Director of Wood Preservation and General Manager for Performance Formulation Solutions. Before his role as a director, Jake was a Senior Wood Technologist. Jake received both his BS in Professional Forestry and his MS in Wood Science from Michigan State University.






Dave McKinnon is currently the General Manager of SYP Sales for Interfor. Over the last 18 or so years with Interfor, his role has changed. From a Production and Shipping Coordinator to a Forecasting Integration Manager – Dave has been working as the SYP manager since he was promoted in 2022.

Dave received his BS in Computer Science from Thompson Rivers University and his MBA from Athabasca University.