The Dedicated Staff of IFCO

Wayne Bell-Chief Operating Officer
Wayne Bell-Chief Operating Officer
 Wayne Bell’s forestry career spans more than 35 years.  After obtaining a B.S. in Forest Management from the University of Georgia, he began his career  with St. Joe Paper Company where he received his first experience in tree improvement and nursery operations.  Shortly after joining IFCO as operations manager and later assuming responsibility for all company operations and sales he was named Vice President in 1982 and President in 1989.  The company was sold in December 2002 at which time Bell assumed the position of Chief Operating Officer.



Mike Coyle, Operations Manager

Mike Coyle attended the University of Montevallo and Jefferson State Community College with emphasis on horticulture.  Work background includes nine years growing and managing horticultural operations in Central Alabama.  Mike began working with IFCO in 1999 and was promoted to Operations Manager in 2012. 
Clark Duncan

Clark Duncan
Production Manager



Clark Duncan has an undergraduate  degree in Biology from Valdosta State University.  Clark has worked in the pharmaceutical business prior to joining IFCO in 2010.  Clark was a member of the Alpha Lambda Delta honor’ssociety.  Clark has assumed duties as Production Manager.
Chris Johnston-Sales

Chris Johnston-Sales

 Chris Johnston holds an associate’s degree in forestry from Ware Technical Institute in Waycross, GA.  He has more than twenty years’ experience in the forestry industry focusing on timber procurement and product sales.  He is a member of the Georgia Forestry Association.


Nick Muir

Nick Muir
Tree Improvement Manager

Nick Muir holds a master’s degree in forestry and has worked in tree improvement in New Zealand, Costa Rica, Mexico and for the past twelve years in the United States.  He has tree breeding and nursery experience with both Pines and Eucalyptus.  Nick is a Certified Forester with the Society of American Foresters.


Tim Tule Sales Manager-DeRidder, LA

Jim Tule
Sales Manager-DeRidder, LA

Jim Tule graduated from SUNY at Syracuse University in 1972 with a B.S.  Jim has spent 40 years in the tree improvement field with Weyerhaeuser, International Paper Co, Temple Inland, FCP, and Hancock Forest Management.  Jim is the sales manager of IFCO at DeRidder, LA.


Glen Herr Research Assist

Glen Herr
Tree Improvement Technician


Glen Herr graduated from high school and served two years in the military. Glen has spent the last 38 years in the forestry and tree improvements fields working for Boise, FCP, and Hancock Forest Management.

Brad Clouse Production Manager-DeRidder, LA

Brad Clouse
Production Manager-DeRidder, LA

Brad Clouse spent his first 10 years in the forest management and protection field where his duties included inspecting planting jobs, forest disease, pest detection and cruising timber.  The past 8 years Brad has spent in reforestation and trained with the LDAF Seed Orchard Superintendent.  Brad also has experience in wild land firefighting.

International Forest Company

1265 Ga. Hwy. 133 N., Moultrie, GA  31768-7165       800-633-4506

Evans Seed Orchard

23194 Hwy. 111

DeRidder, LA 70634

Jim Tule   409-565-2485

Paper is a biodegradable, renewable,  sustainable  product made from trees. Growing and harvesting trees provides  jobs for millions of men and women, and managed forests are good for the environment, providing clean  air, clean water, wildlife habitat and carbon storage.

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