May 1, 2019
Jackson, Mississippi - The Molpus Woodlands Group, LLC (Molpus), a timberland investment management organization headquartered in Jackson, Mississippi, today announced several promotions and transitions of employees within its company.
Michael Cooper has assumed the position of Senior Director of Client Relations and Business Development. Michael will lead our client relations team as well as assisting in developing firm-wide strategic initiatives. Michael has worked with Molpus for almost twenty years and has been involved in many facets of our company's work. Michael has previous experience overseeing fundraising activities resulting in several current separate account clients and he played an important role in the development and success of Molpus's co-mingled funds. Throughout his career at Molpus, he has built relationships with our current and past clients as he worked with them in his legal capacity and through the overall management process. We believe that Michael's deep knowledge of our company and these client relationships will be invaluable in him transitioning to his new role.
George Dahduh is being promoted to Director of Client Relations. George will continue to fulfill his current job duties where he has developed and established strong working relationships with existing clients. He will take on a more expanded role with client relationships, both current and prospective, as well as business development. George will work directly with Michael on client relation matters.
Reanna J.M. Lee is assuming the position of Chief Compliance Officer. Reanna has previously served her past employer as its Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Financial Officer and has served our company as our Deputy Chief Compliance Officer, where she has been involved in all aspects of the compliance program, including regulatory filings, marketing materials, compliance testing and policies and procedures. Reanna will report directly to our President and governing board.
"We are continuing to build upon our over 100-year history as we move forward in the ever-evolving timber industry," said Bob Lyle, President. "We are excited about these changes and we look forward to timberland investment opportunities and the continued growth of our company."
Molpus currently manages approximately 1.8 million acres of timberland investments in seventeen states.
About Molpus Woodlands Group: The Molpus Woodlands Group, LLC, a Registered Investment Advisor, was founded in 1996 as a Timber Investment Management Organization (TIMO) and has a company legacy dating to 1905. Molpus is one of the oldest timber-related companies in the nation, with experience in all facets of timber management, manufacturing, and marketing. Molpus acquires, manages, and sells timberland as an investment vehicle for pension funds, college endowments, foundations, insurance companies, and high-net-worth individual investors. Molpus currently manages approximately 1.8