Dr. Brooks Mendell, President and Founder of Forisk Consulting, is one of our regular article contributors on LANDTHINK.com, our sister site that is an authoritative online resource for advice, knowledge, opinions and trends related to land. He has earned B.S. and M.S. degrees at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an MBA at the University of California at Berkeley, and a Ph.D. in Forest Finance at the University of Georgia. With more than twenty years of consulting, operating, and equity research experience in forestry, finance and the timber and bioenergy industries, he is LANDTHINK’s only contributing expert whose articles focus solely on these specific areas of the land industry.