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
Orson has been trading fencing since childhood and has been sitting in the same chair at AIFP for 30 years. Because of his extensive experience in the industry and the best mill contacts, he enjoys a reputation with his customers for honesty, morality and truthfulness. His accurate work ethic reflects deep respect for his customers, clearly illustrating his belief that “sales are what you do for someone, not to someone.”
For 45 years his wry sense of humor has been entertaining fencers across North America. When you’re “in the chair” at 5:30 each morning, a sense of humor is necessary on both ends of the phone. Not to mention when you continue to be an avid WSU Cougar believer.
An idyllic childhood on a tiny island in Puget Sound (complete with one-room schoolhouse and commuting by boat) helped shape his steadfast, loyal commitment to excellence in everything he does.
We balance hard work and play. With exceptional employee retention and a people first approach, we keep our staff happy and engaged.