Tiffanie helps lead TIR’s efforts to source investment opportunities in accordance with clients’ risk and return objectives. Among other things, her responsibilities include evaluating and modeling acquisition opportunities, monitoring global transaction trends, conducting due diligence visits, managing transactional logistics and building and maintaining working relationships with prospective land sellers.
Prior to joining TIR, Tiffanie spent 10 years with the Hancock Timber Resource Group. During her tenure with that firm, she served as transaction manager, which entailed overseeing strategic negotiations, developing tax-efficient purchase and holding structures, and directing associated due diligence activities involving more than $6 billion in domestic and international acquisitions. Tiffanie also served the firm as a portfolio analyst, assessing prospective acquisitions, evaluating their capacity to support leverage, studying exchange risk variables, participating in client relations initiatives and conducting ongoing risk and hold-sell analyses. In this capacity she supported the management of several portfolios that were collectively valued at more than $450 million. Tiffanie began her career at the firm as a financial research consultant, which included designing and developing a model to analyze foreign investment risk, debt options and hedging opportunities. She entered the timberland investment arena with Plum Creek and Weyerhaeuser, where she completed finance and forest operations internships. Her prior experience included serving as an individual gifts coordinator with The Conservation Fund and as an administrative records assistant with The Nature Conservancy. Tiffanie earned her BS degree in environmental science and policy at Duke University. She holds two master’s degrees from the University of Georgia; a MFR in forest resource management and a MBA with concentrations in real estate, marketing and operations.