Steven has over 31 years of experience in the forest products and investment industries based primarily in the Pacific Northwest. Steve has significant restructuring, M&A (Merger and Acquision), and strategic planning experience having served in senior executive and senior staff positions in several publicly held companies and with the world’s 3rd largest bank. He was also a ranked Wall Street analyst covering various industries including forest products.
Steve started his career as a government forester and is a USDA Forest Service certified silviculturist. For the past four years, he has operated a small private investment business focused on derivative trading.
Steve Dietrich holds a BS degree in Forest Resource Management from West Virginia University and a MBA degree from Purdue University. Steve and his wife Renee acquired a small hay farm in the Teton Valley in 1997 and moved here full time in 2005. With their beloved 4-legged ‘son’ (Henry, a golden retriever), they enjoy hiking, biking, fly-fishing and cross-country skiing.