Aaron Gilland, CFE, founded Dendro Resource Management Inc. (DRM) in 2001 as a company that focuses exclusively on timber audit and security services.
Aaron is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) which denotes proven expertise in fraud prevention, detection, deterrence and investigation. He is also a SAF Certified Forester, a Registered Forester in SC & NC and currently serves as a Board Member of the Forest Resources Association. Memberships include: Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Society of American Foresters, SC & VA Forestry Associations, and the Forest Resources Association. He has also been a member of the Southeastern Forest Products Security Group for the past 15 years and is past chair of the National Forest Products Security Group.
Aaron is a graduate of Virginia Tech and holds a B.S. in Forestry & Wildlife with an emphasis in Industrial Forestry Operations. He began his forestry career in 1987 with Canal Wood Corporation as a wood procurement forester in Camden, SC, where he remained for eight years. In 1995 he was promoted to an Audit Forester for Canal Forest Resources where over the next five years he gained valuable experience in performing internal audits for Canal Industries. In 1999 he became the Operational Audit Manager for Canal Industries where he managed a staff of auditors tasked with performing internal audits for Canal Industries chip mills, wood procurement operations and land management operations. In 2000 he became the Audit Services Manager for Canal Forest Resources where he began an external audit services program for the forest products industry.
Tim Beaulieu also brings a wealth of experience to the DRM team. After serving his country with a stint in the Marine Corp, Tim graduated from the University of Maine with a B.S. Degree in Forest Management Technology in 1975.
Upon graduation, he worked for 38 years in forestry companies that included Columbia Plywood, Diamond International Corporation, James River Corporation, Cold Stream Lumber Company, Seven Islands Land Company and Prentiss and Carlisle Company. In those many roles, he moved from log buyer to Vice President of Operations Services. Those experiences gave him the boots on the ground experience that make him a valuable asset to the DRM team and make him intimately familiar with forestry operations in the Northeast.
Rex Woodson brings a wealth of experience to the DRM team. As a young man, Rex gained a healthy respect for logging and sawmill operations while working for his father and grandfather. He graduated from Arkansas Tech University with a B.S. Degree in Parks & Recreation Administration in 1975.
Upon graduation, he worked for 29 years as a Federal law enforcement officer with the National Park Service and U.S. Forest Service. The majority of his time was spent as a Special Agent responsible for investigating woodland arson, timber theft, marijuana cultivation and other felony crimes occurring on Federal lands in Arkansas and Oklahoma. During the last 9 years of his law enforcement career (1995-2004), he held the position of Supervisory Special Agent responsible for supervising several US Forest Service Special Agents in a seven-state area in the southern US. In 2004, after retiring from the US Forest Service, he worked for Weyerhaeuser Company serving as their Corporate Security Manager for the eastern and central US. His security responsibilities included consultant and investigative duties including the use of surveillance equipment.
Rex was also designated as the Southern region representative on the National Timber Theft Task Force responsible for drafting timber theft prevention policies for the agency. He has also been a long time member and past officer of the Southern Forest Product Security Group.
Debbie has over 10 years’ experience in the administration of accounts receivable, payable and payroll taxes. She holds an Associate Degree from Central Carolina Technical College and is currently enrolled in the Bachelor’s program in Accounting. She has been with the DRM team for over 3 years where she handles all accounting processes and assists in the analysis and reconciliation of timber security program audits.