Jason M. Rountree
Assistant Director, Operations
Jason joined Forest Investment Associates in 2006 and currently serves as Assistant Director, Operations for the international team. His responsibilities include working directly with local forest management teams, research partners, industry groups and timber markets across various countries to drive investor return. In addition to his international responsibilities, a portion of his time supports forest management in the southeastern United States. Previous forest operations for FIA include forest management of 444,000 acres in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and Mississippi and managing harvest operations and wood supply agreements in excess of 800,000 tons per year for Broad Arrow Timber Company in North Carolina and Virginia. Additionally, Jason has worked on a variety of land use related projects, such as oil/gas/mineral lease negotiations, wetland mitigation bank permitting, land entitlement and conservation project evaluation. Prior to joining FIA, he was employed by The St. Joe Company as the corporation transitioned from a timberland manager to a real estate operating company.
Jason received his Bachelor of Science in Forest Resources and Conservation from the University of Florida in 2000. He serves as a board member and sits on the executive committee of the Florida Forestry Association and has served on committees for the Georgia Forestry Association and Longleaf Partnership Council. He is a registered forester in North Carolina and a member of the Society of American Foresters.