SPI names Robert Hoover as Vice President of Resources

December 18, 2023
Contact: Andrea Howell
Phone: 530-378-8104

Sierra Pacific Industries has named Robert Hoover as Vice President of Resources, effective Jan. 1, 2024. He will work with SPI’s team of professionals that sustainably manage the company’s 2.4 million acres of timberlands and provide a steady log supply for the company’s sawmills. Robert is assuming this role following the retirement of Dan Tomascheski at the end of the year.

“Robert has an ingrained understanding of Sierra Pacific’s culture in valuing our lands, people and communities,” said SPI CEO Mark Emmerson. “I am confident in Robert’s ability to build on our record of success and innovate as we pursue opportunities for continued growth.”

“I am humbled and excited for the opportunity to work with our great team continuing SPI’s legacy of sustainable forest management for our operations,” Robert said. “It’s an exciting time at the company and I look forward to advancing Sierra Pacific’s drive to develop our people and deliver value."

Robert began his career with Sierra Pacific cruising timber as a summer intern while working toward his forestry degree from Humboldt State University. Following his graduation in 2003, Robert joined SPI full-time and has held a variety of positions including his most recent role as California Log Resources Manager and previous log procurement roles at SPI’s Lincoln and Burney sawmills in California. He is a California Registered Forester and active with a number of industry associations including Federal Forest Resource Coalition and California Forestry Association.


Sierra Pacific Industries is a third-generation, family-owned forest products company based in Anderson, California. The company is the largest private landowner in the U.S., owning and managing over 2.4 million acres of timberland in California, Washington, and Oregon. Along with being a windows manufacturer, it is one of the largest U.S. lumber, millwork and biomass energy producers. The company is committed to sustainable forest management and manufacturing innovation along with a commitment to their people and operating communities