Alex Hinson

Alex was appointed as RMS’ fifth President and CEO on October 1, 2021.  He previously led the firm’s Investment Team as Executive Vice President, Investments.  In that role he directed portfolio management, investment strategy, client relations and investment research.  He also supported RMS’ business development, product development, transaction management and business strategy initiatives.  Prior to joining RMS, Alex worked at Plum Creek Timber Company, a forest real estate investment trust (REIT), where he held a variety of leadership and management roles of increasing responsibility.  These included leading Plum Creek’s global market development efforts; overseeing its forest inventory and planning activities; analyzing timberland acquisitions and dispositions; initiating and managing retail land sales; and, supporting its companywide timber marketing and sales efforts.  Earlier in his career, Alex worked as an investment analyst and appraiser for a large forestry consulting firm and managed his family’s farming operations in South Carolina, where he was raised.  Alex has served on the RMS Investment Committee and Board of Managers for a number of years.  He holds a BA from the University of Virginia; a MFR degree (Master of Forest Resources) from the University of Georgia’s Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources; and, an MBA from Vanderbilt University’s Owens Graduate School of Management.