Prior to becoming Weyerhaeuser’s Chief Economist, Lynn served as the Business Manager for the Particleboard/MDF business and as Planning Manager for the Diversified Business division. In the latter capacity, he led the investment team for Weyerhaeuser’s first OSB plant. After leaving Weyerhaeuser in 2009, Lynn worked with RISI focusing on housing and wood products issues.
Over the course of his career Lynn has spoken at numerous customer meetings, annual investors meeting in New York and elsewhere to a wide variety of industry groups. His presentations have covered a wide range of topics including macroeconomics, housing, wood products, timber, containerboard packaging, pulp and paper. Lynn has been active in a variety of economist groups, including serving as the past President of the National Association of Business Economists.
Lynn believes the primary goal of his work is helping business executives deepen their understanding of markets and helping them develop strategic responses to changing industry conditions.
He is currently an adjunct faculty member of the Forestry Department of the University of Washington. Lynn earned a PhD in Economics from Washington State University, and a B.A. in Mathematics from the University of Utah.
Lynn can be reached at 206-434-8102 or at email@example.com.