Chief Executive Officer
Brent J. Keefer
Brent Keefer brings over 31 years of experience to his position as Chief Executive Officer. Brent is responsible for leading the American Forest Management organization which includes 49 offices throughout 11 regions and over 284 employees. As CEO, he focuses on developing, communicating, and executing the company’s strategic direction. Prior to joining AFM, Brent served as the president of Hancock Timber Resource Group. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative®, is a member of the Society of American Foresters and a regular speaker at timberland investment conferences and seminars. Brent earned his bachelors and master’s degrees from Virginia Tech.