Timber Buyers in Southeast Michigan

Shalan O’Hearon-McBride : Timber Buyer

Serving Ingham, Livingston ,Oakland, Macomb, Wayne, Lenawee, Monroe

Shalan was the daughter of a logger in Onondaga, Michigan. Her father instilled in her a storehouse of knowledge in the timber field. Shalan also operated a firewood business with her brother. She is well acquainted with woodlots and family forestland. Shalan has a diverse background. She is a graduate of Ashworth College, and completed coursework in construction at Lansing Community College. She lives with her husband and children in Eaton Rapids. Shalan enjoys hunting, fishing and vacationing in the great outdoors.

After 16 years in bridge construction, Shalan joined the TCL Timber Procurement Team as a Forestry Technician. She has been working with the Procurement Manager expanding her background in sustainable harvest processes.

If you are considering a woodlot harvest or have a question about the condition of your forest, please contact Shalan at 517-819-9676 or smcbride@hmilumber.com.

3/23/2020

Dear Valued Customer,

This morning, Governor Gretchen Whitmer Issued an executive order of a statewide lockdown to take effect across the state of Michigan effective tomorrow March 24 evening at 12:01 AM. This marks a sharp but necessary escalation in Michigan's response and effort to contain the coronavirus. It is an unprecedented order, one that we take seriously and understand its purpose.

After reviewing the details of the order, it has become clear to us that the state intends for critical supply chains to remain open. The listed supply chains includes: "workers who support the manufacture and distribution of forest products, including, but not limited to timber, paper, and wood products". With this information we have mad the decision to keep Hardwoods of Michigan (HMI) operating and open for business.

These are incredibly trying times. HMI committed to doing everything in our power to keep our employees and customers safe. We look forward to continuing to serve you despite the difficult circumstances. Thank you.

Bog Vogel

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President HMI