Lynn Wilson earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Forest Management from the University of Maine. She continued her education to achieve a Master of Business Administration from Thomas College in Waterville, Maine. Wilson focused on building a career history within the forest product industry.
Wilson has successfully advanced from a forester to executive positions throughout her career in the forest product industry.
Wilson began her career in 1986 at Scott Paper as a forester to build her foundation of forest land management and sustainability. Through this foundation, she understands the field operations as well as the leadership responsibilities. Wilson held roles of increasing responsibility, including company logging superintendent, senior resource manager, and general manager. She served as vice president and operations support with Plum Creek before she was the executive vice president of forest resources for Rayonier.
With a strong blend of strategic insight & operational execution,
Wilson makes a positive impact on forest product industry organizations.
In 2015, Wilson joined Louisiana Pacific. As the Director, Natural Resources, she managed Louisiana Pacific’s forestry and log procurement activities in North America. Wilson was responsible for the purchase of more than 11 million tons of wood annually for the company’s 21 mills in the U.S. and Canada. Additionally, Wilson was responsible for Louisiana Pacific’s public policy and sustainable forestry efforts in conjunction with the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI).
Wilson recently retired as Louisiana Pacific’s vice president. During her position, she led their supply chain transformation journey with $1.2 billion spent under management, delivering significant cost savings and driving a higher level of team performance. Wilson was responsible for procurement, logistics, and supply chain planning teams across North America with 65 professionals.
Wilson resides in Hamburg, Wisconsin with her husband of 30 years, Patrick Wilson. They have one son, Aaron, who recently graduated from college and sated his career as a mechanical engineer.