Dave Rupp earned a BS in Forestry Industries Management from The Ohio State University and has 25+ years of experience in the wood products industry working with Fortune 500 and international companies. With Georgia Pacific he managed sales for plywood and paneling mills and developed and managed national account service programs. During his tenure with Arch Chemicals he managed wood treatment accounts valued at over $30 million and generated growth over 35% with accounts in North America, Chile and China. As the North American Business Manager at TimberWood Products he increased sales by 35% while developing and managing relationships with distributors, utilities, local governments, architects, engineers, specifiers and developers. Most recently Dave served as Business Development Manager for Michelman managing release business including coatings and application equipment for OSB, particleboard, MDF, plywood, Engineered Wood Products markets and rubber. Dave is skilled in developing strategic alliances within the business, government and environmental communities to position products for sales expansions.