You Want to Be a Lumber Trader? Career Tips from Our President
At AIFP, our traders come to us from a variety of different backgrounds. Some come to AIFP with years of experience as a trader. Others come to AIFP just follow… Learn More
Brian is a 25 year industry veteran. He is in his 7th year at AIFP. He began his career in the warehouse counting lumber and quickly realized he should finish his college career at Oregon State University or a life of applying bar codes to 1 x 2 boards was in his future. After college he found his way to Mt Hood to be a pro ski patroller. Yes, he was paid to ski. Oh, and help broken people off the hill - always gratifying.
When not catching the biggest salmon at the AIFP annual trader fishing trip, he can be found rooting on the OSU Beavers in all sports and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Family has always been a priority but now that his girls are in their 20s it is time to focus on the empty nest.
After all these years, he has learned the secret of how to make money…WORK!
We balance hard work and play. With exceptional employee retention and a people first approach, we keep our staff happy and engaged.