2011 Excellence Award Winner

Potlatch | Gwinn, MI

101_3768Potlatch is a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) with approximately 1.45 million acres of timberland in Arkansas, Idaho and Minnesota. Potlatch, a verified forest practices leader, is committed to providing superior returns to stockholders through long-term stewardship of its forest resources. The company also conducts a land sales and development business and operates wood products manufacturing facilities through its taxable REIT subsidiary. More information about Potlatch can be found on the company’s website at www.potlatchcorp.com
Recipient: Ron Salisbury
Born and raised in northern Minnesota.
Degree: major chemistry…minor biology from Bemidji State University
Four adult children.
Has lived in Neguanee since 2005.
31 years with Potlatch Corp.
V.P and General Manager of the Minnesota Wood Products Division for Potlatch before coming to the U.P.
Presently the Plant Manager at the Gwinn facility.