Brian Dangler

Senior Vice President, Working Forest Fund

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Based in Chapel Hill, NC, Brian Dangler is the Director of The Conservation Fund’s Working Forest Fund, where he directs the Fund’s sustainably managed forest operations and leads the strategy, financing and design of its growing portfolio of conservation-based timberland transactions across the United States.

Brian began his career as a field forester with Boise Cascade in Maine where he expanded his capacity in forestry, business analysis and real estate. Later, with International Paper Company Brian led the coordination of IP’s $300MM sale of its high conservation value properties, in conjunction with their 2005 land divestiture.

Brian joined the Fund in 2008 and brings more than 25 years of experience in forest management, pulp and paper operations and fiber supply. His nationwide expertise in acquisitions, dispositions and entitlement of rural real estate brings to life the Fund’s innovative vision for protecting the nation’s working forests.

Contact:    Phone: 919-967-2553     Office: Working Forest Fund, National Headquarters (NC)


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