Mr. McElvany is a 1998 graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Forestry with a minor in biology. In 2002, Mr. McElvany joined Molpus as a lands and harvesting manager in southwest Louisiana and has worked in multiple capacities while with the company.
Currently, he serves as the operations director, Northwest Region, where he is responsible for managing all client properties in Idaho and Washington, which total approximately 161,000 acres. Mr. McElvany also assists in evaluating acquisition opportunities throughout the Northwest. Prior to his current position, he worked as the property manager in Idaho and Eastern Washington.
During his tenure with Molpus, Mr. McElvany has also served as Harvesting Manager- Silsbee, Texas, Inventory Manager- Southeastern U.S., and Division Forester- Antlers, Oklahoma and Corrigan, Texas. Prior to Molpus, he was employed by F&W Forestry Services, where he gained considerable experience in forest inventory. Mr. McElvany currently serves on the Idaho Pro-Logger Advisory Committee and the SFI Implementation Committee for Idaho and Washington.