Vice President, Global Product Development
Mike joined ArborGen in 2007. He is responsible for the development of advanced genetic tree products for North and South America including pine, eucalyptus and hardwood species. He has more than 30 years of experience in the areas of forest regeneration and forest genetics. Prior to joining ArborGen, Mike worked as a forest genetics researcher and leader of forest regeneration for pulp and paper companies Union Camp Corporation and International Paper.
Mike has a B.S. in forestry from Oklahoma State University as well as a M.S. in forest genetics from Texas A&M University. He earned his Ph.D. in forest genetics at North Carolina State University.