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Brad Thompson, Sr., founded the firm in 1979 with a focus on private landowners in South Carolina and Northeast Georgia. We now manage well over 100,000 acres of timberland for individuals and families.


Brad Thompson, Sr.

Brad started the business in 1979. He has been featured in publications such as Covey Rise, Progressive Farmer, and TimberLines, as well as Entrepreneur magazine. He is a former Commissioner of the South Carolina State Forestry Commission. Brad and wife, Pam, are the proud grandparents of seven. He graduated from Clemson University in 1977 with a BS in Forest Management. He is a licensed Real Estate Broker and Registered Forester in South Carolina and Georgia.

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Brad Thompson, Jr.

Brad joined the business following careers in the US Army and management consulting. An Afghanistan and Iraq combat veteran and US Army Ranger, Brad holds a Master of Forest Resources from University of Georgia, an MBA from Georgia Tech, and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from West Point. Brad Jr. is married to the former Amie O’Bryan of Concord, NC, and proud father to two. He is a licensed Real Estate Salesman and Registered Forester in South Carolina and Georgia, and President of the McCormick County Forest Landowners Association.

Luke Penney

Luke Penney brings over ten years of forestry experience in woodflow management, timber marketing, silviculture, utility arboriculture, and fire management. He holds a BS in Forest Resource Management with a minor in Wildlife and Fisheries Biology from Clemson University. He is married to Carson Bacon Penney and is a proud parent to two children. He is a Registered Forester in South Carolina and Georgia, a licensed Real Estate Salesman and President of the Abbeville County Forest Landowners Association.

Jonathan Cantrell

Jonathan graduated from Clemson University with a BS in Forest Resource Management with an emphasis in land surveying. Prior to Clemson he spent six years with the U.S. Coast Guard. He is currently working to gain knowledge and experience to become a South Carolina Registered Forester. He is married to Summer Cantrell and is a proud parent of two.

Robin Timmerman

Robin holds an Associate Degree in Business Administration and brings extensive experience in customer service and administrative support. Robin is married to Mark Timmerman and proud parent of two.

Virginia Sears

Ginny holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the College of Charleston. In 2019, she retired after 25 years as an agent with the SC Dept. of Probation, Parole, and Pardon Services. She is married to Phillip Sears. In addition to spending time with her pets, she enjoys hiking and being in the outdoors.


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Our clients plant, grow, and sell timber. We identify the right practices to meet client expectations. We then supervise the execution to ensure success.


We plan and supervise the site preparation and tree planting on thousands of acres each year.


Our clients often encounter challenges that require reconciling both the big and little pictures.


Our clients provide high quality timber to a wide variety of wood consuming mills. We represent our clients' interests in achieving a successful sale. We use various control measures to ensure proper payment to our client.


Clients with large ownerships benefit from rotational burns to boost wildlife habitat and property appearance.


Certification offers benefits to some landowners.

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