An award-winning speaker and entertaining and engaging lecturer, Brooks Mendell delivers keynotes, presentations and workshops related to how we learn, think and lead based on his research and experience in forestry.  

In an industry that’s been around as long as forestry, it’s rare that you find someone truly innovative. Brooks is that person…

head of ag and timber investments at allstate

To learn more about Brooks’ Applied Forest Finance workshops, timber industry presentations and Forisk’s annual Wood Flows & Cash Flows conference, please contact Heather Clark at

To learn more about Brooks’ offerings related to how we learn, think and lead, please visit Growth Rings.

Brooks is one of the most thoughtful and intelligent people I know. His skills could translate to any industry or business. I am thankful that he has chosen the timber and forest products industry to focus his energies…He is a pleasure to work with and makes those around him smarter. 

President at Forestland Capital advisors