Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary
Ted Claire is a 30 year veteran of the Forest Products Industry who has a proven track record of being a very effective leader and team player focused on financial management and asset portfolio improvements through well analyzed and executed acquisitions and divestitures. Ted has lead the Finance and Planning organization of Weyerhaeuser\'s Forest Products business, lead the financial and operational reorganization a midsize forest products company. During the last 10 years of his career, he lead the teams responsible for the execution of the Timberlands portfolio enhancements. After Weyerhaeuser\'s acquisitions of MacMillan Bloedel and Willamette Industries, Ted gained integration and on-boarding experience associated with combining the Timberlands teams.Ted has significant International experience from leading timberland and operating facility acquisitions and divestitures in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Uruguay, France, Ireland, and Brazil.Throughout his career, Ted has always focused on developing and being a part of high performing teams by fostering collaboration, respect, and creative problem solving by trusting and utilizing the talents of all team members. His excellent communication and people skills make team members really enjoy working with Ted and being part of the team.
Work History
President, 01/2010 - Current
Kaiser Transport , ,
  • Providing project management support to Landvest on identifying and matching client investment desires with attractive investment opportunities.
  • Provided project management and negotiation leadership to WY on the renegotiation of the Corporate Aviation Joint Operating Agreement with PACCAR.

Vice President Acquisitions and Divestitures, 01/2003 - 06/2009
Weyerhaeuser Co , ,
  • Lead the Land and Timber portfolio adjustment group with the objective of improving the long-term value of the timberlands asset portfolio through a disciplined evaluation, planning, and acquisition and divestiture process.
  • Key drivers of the process were determining on a per acre basis, strategic fit, timber NPV, and the ability to capture premium values to timber.
  • In conjunction with Portfolio Adjustment Group, lead "Weyerhaeuser Real Estate Development Company" with the objective of identifying and receiving timber acres that had premiums to timber value by creating attractive parcel size for the market and efficiently investing capital as necessary to maximize NPV and free cash flow back to the parent company.

Director of Finance and Planning, 04/1989 - 01/2003
Weyerhaeuser Co , ,
  • Lead the Finance and Planning function for WY\'s Forest Products Division.
  • Provided Finance functional leadership to the finance directors in each of the operating businesses along with centralized credit and internal audit functions.
  • Operated with tight integration with the Corporate Controller\'s Dept.

Vice President and CFO, 12/1983 - 03/1989
Brazier Forest Industries Inc , ,
  • Joined the company in December of 1983 with the express purpose of trying to solve a significant financial problem created by ill-conceived investments and excess leverage during a period of very high interest rates.
  • Filed the company in Chapter 11 bankruptcy in August of 1984 and then spent the next two years navigating and finally achieving a successful Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization

Investment Analyst, Business leader, 06/1976 - 11/1983
Weyerhaeuser Company City, STATE,
  • Analyzed capital investments across all WY business lines; developed and implemented various growth opportunities in the Solid Wood and Lumber business areas.

MBA: Finance , Expected in
Wharton School of Finance; Univ. of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA

Bachelor of Arts: English, Expected in
University of Kentucky - Lexington, KY
Major in English with minors in Business and Engineering

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School Attended

  • Wharton School of Finance; Univ. of Pennsylvania
  • University of Kentucky

Job Titles Held:

  • President
  • Vice President Acquisitions and Divestitures
  • Director of Finance and Planning
  • Vice President and CFO
  • Investment Analyst, Business leader


  • MBA
  • Bachelor of Arts

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