Genetic Investment Advisor
Ernie joined the IFCO sales team in 2021 as a Genetic Investment Advisor serving
Alabama and Mississippi. He will provide clients with information about genetic
seedling options that meet their long-term management objectives. His goal is to
build relationships with all his clients while supporting their reforestation needs.
Ernie’s background includes 30 years of experience in forestry management. This
Mississippi State University alumni holds a Bachelor Science degree in Forestry
Management. He started his career at Gulf States Paper Corporation as an area
forester in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He then transitioned into the private landowner
sector as a forestry consultant for Southern Forestry Services, Inc. serving clients
in West Alabama for 28 years.
Ernie is an Alabama Registered Forester and a member of Alabama Forestry
Association. He is also a certified American Tree Farm Inspector.