President and CEO, Endowment for Forestry & Communities
Thursday Think Tank: The Changing Impact of Forests on Investments
Pete Madden has worked in the forest industry for over 30 years in land management, procurement, business development, finance, acquisitions & divestitures, renewable energy, and supply chain. He is currently the President and CEO of the US Endowment for Forestry & Communities. Madden graduated in 1988 from Marlboro College in Vermont with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He also earned a Master of Science in Forestry and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of New Hampshire.
Madden began his career as a forest technician in 1988 with the Westvaco Corporation in South Carolina. In 1992, he joined Georgia-Pacific Corporation where he held various positions including operations manager, procurement manager and senior financial analyst. In 2001, he joined Plum Creek Timber Company and held several key positions including director of financial planning, manager of construction materials, senior resource manager, director of regional marketing, vice president of operations support, and vice president of renewable energy and supply chain. Madden formerly served on the board of directors for Keweenaw Land Association and is a past member of the Biomass R&D Technical Advisory Committee for the Department of Energy.