Monday, February 29, 2016

Dr. Dick Baldwin Book Signing

The Winston County Library was honored to host a book signing on Tuesday, February 23 for Dr. Richard Baldwin and his book, "Plywood and Veneer-Based Products."  

Richard F. ("Dick") Baldwin, a native of Oregon, draws on more than five decades of executive, supervisory, and hourly experience across the forest products industry. Currently Dick is Managing Partner of Oak Creek Investments LLC, Operating Partner for the private equity investor Atlas Holdings, Board Member of New Wood Resources Inc., and President of Winston Plywood & Veneer LLC.

From 2007 to September 2013, he served as Executive Vice President / General Manager for the Southeastern U.S. division of Wood Resources LLC prior to its successful sale to Boise Cascade. Previously Dick had operating authority over wood products factories in Latin America and Southeast Asia, been Managing Partner of an operator of seven wood products manufacturing plants, and been Senior Vice President of a Fortune 100 company with profit-and-loss responsibility for fifteen wood products manufacturing plants. Dick has carried out consulting assignments in many developed and developing countries including Brazil, Costa Rica, Honduras, Japan, Laos, New Zealand, Nicaragua, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey, and Vietnam.

Dr. Baldwin, seated, (l-r) Frances Ball, Mayor Will Hill, Gwenita Mays (Winston Plywood and Veneer Human Resources Associate), and David Morel (Winston Plywood and Veneer Vice President of Human Resources).Dr. Baldwin has also left 10 signed copies at the library for purchase.