Brent is responsible for overall management of the Hancock Timber Resource Group (HTRG). Previously, Brent oversaw global resource planning and timberland investment valuation at HTRG and was part of the senior management team. His role also included analysis of new investment regions and global timberland investment risk and return. He led timberland acquisition valuation and due diligence and provided oversight for Hancock Forest Management’s resource support teams. Prior to joining HTRG in 1998, Brent worked for Rayonier Inc. for ten years in the U.S. Southeast managing forest resource information and planning systems. He holds a B.S. in forest resource management and a M.S. in forest biometrics, GIS, and remote sensing both from Virginia Tech.