Vice President, Timber, FEA

Rocky Goodnow

Rocky is Vice President of North American Timber Service at Forest Economic Advisors LLC. In this role, Rocky is responsible for FEA’s outlook on the North American timber markets. Rocky leads the development of FEA’s timber econometric models, which are used in the analysis of future demand on wood fiber resources, regional timber supplies and timber values.

Rocky is the primary author of FEA’s Timber Quarterly Forecasting Service publications and is a contributor to other FEA publications and studies. Prior to FEA, Rocky worked at RISI Inc. from 2002-2009. There, he was a key contributor to the analysis and production of RISI’s North American Timber Forecast. He also co-authored numerous studies on a wide range of timber-related topics including regional pulpwood studies and an assessment of North America’s emerging biomass industry.

Originally from southwestern Virginia, Rocky now lives in Acton, Massachusetts with his wife Michelle and children, Sophia and Jacob. Rocky spends his spare time hiking, camping and cycling. Rocky holds a Master’s degree in Forest Economics and Management and a B.S. in Forestry, both from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Rocky can be reached at 978-496-6337 or by email at

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