Board of Directors

Biography PhotoPaul G. Boynton
Chairman
Paul G. Boynton
Chairman


Prior to becoming chairman, president and CEO of Rayonier Advanced Materials in June 2014, Paul served as chairman, president and CEO of Rayonier for more than two years. He joined Rayonier in 1999 as director of Performance Fibers marketing and sales, and was later named vice president, Performance Fibers marketing and sales (1999), senior vice president, Performance Fibers (2002), executive vice president, Forest Resources and Real Estate and president and COO (2010). He was elected to Rayo... 

Biography PhotoC. David Brown, II
Lead Director
C. David Brown, II
Lead Director


Mr. Brown is Chairman of Broad and Cassel (a law firm based in Orlando, Florida), a position he has held since 2000. Previously, he served as Managing Partner of the firm’s Orlando office from 1990. He joined the firm in 1980. Prior to joining Broad and Cassel, Mr. Brown was an associate with Rowland, Bowen and Thomas, P.A. and served as a First Lieutenant in the United States Air Force. Mr. Brown serves on the Board of Directors of CVS Caremark Corporation, as Chairman of the Board of Trustees ... 
Biography PhotoCharles E. Adair
Director
Charles E. Adair
Director


Mr. Adair has been a partner of Cordova Ventures and Kowaliga Capital, Inc. (venture capital fund management companies) since 1993, where he serves as manager of venture capital funds. Mr. Adair was associated with Durr-Fillauer Medical, Inc. where he served in various capacities including President and Chief Operating Officer from 1981 to 1992. Mr. Adair serves on the Board of Directors of Tech Data Corporation, where he has served since 1995 and is currently a member of the Audit Committee, Ch... 
Biography PhotoDeLyle W. Bloomquist
Director
DeLyle W. Bloomquist
Director


Mr. Bloomquist has served since 2008 as President, Global Chemical Business of Tata Chemicals Limited (an inorganic chemical and fertilizer manufacturing company). From 2004 to 2008 he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of General Chemical Industrial Products (which was acquired by Tata Chemicals in 2008). Prior to that, Mr. Bloomquist served at General Chemical Group Inc. in positions of increasing responsibility from 1991 to 2004, including Division Vice President and General Ma... 
Biography PhotoMark E. Gaumond
Director
Mark E. Gaumond
Director


Mr. Gaumond is the former Americas Senior Vice Chair – Markets of Ernst & Young (a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services), a position he held from 2006 to 2010. Previously he served as Ernst & Young’s Managing Partner, San Francisco from 2003 to 2006 and as an audit partner on several major clients. Prior to joining Ernst & Young, Mr. Gaumond was a Managing Partner with Arthur Andersen from 1994 to 2002 and a partner in the firm’s audit practice from 1986 to 1994. Mr... 
Biography PhotoJames F. Kirsch
Director
James F. Kirsch
Director


Mr. Kirsch served from 2006 to 2012 as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ferro Corporation, a leading producer of specialty materials and chemicals. He joined Ferro in 2004 as its President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to that, from 2002 through 2004, he served as President of Quantum Composites, Inc., a manufacturer of thermoset molding compounds, parts and sub-assemblies for the automotive, aerospace, electrical and HVAC industries. Mr. Kirsch started his career with The... 
Biography PhotoLisa M. Palumbo
Director
Lisa M. Palumbo
Director


Ms. Palumbo has served since 2008 as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Parsons Brinckerhoff Group Inc., a global consulting firm providing planning, design, construction and program management services for critical infrastructure projects. Prior to that, Ms. Palumbo served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of defense technology company EDO Corporation from 2002 to 2008. From 1997 to 2001 she was Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Rayonier... 
Biography PhotoThomas I. Morgan
Director
Thomas I. Morgan
Director


Mr. Morgan is a Partner and Lead Director of the Advisory Board of BPV Capital Management LLC, an investment manager of mutual funds firm. Mr. Morgan formerly served as the Chairman of Baker & Taylor, Inc. (a leading distributor of books, videos, and music products to libraries, institutions and retailers) from July 2008 to January 2014, and served as the Chief Executive Officer from 2008 to 2012. Mr. Morgan also served as the Chief Executive Officer of Hughes Supply Inc. (a diversified wholesal... 
Biography PhotoRonald Townsend
Director
Ronald Townsend
Director


Mr. Townsend is an independent communications consultant, based in Jacksonville, Florida since 1997. He retired from Gannett Company (a diversified news and information company) in 1996 after serving 22 years in positions of increasing responsibility, including as President of Gannett Television Group. Mr. Townsend serves on the Board of the Jacksonville Electric Authority and as a trustee of the University of North Florida. He attended The City University of New York, Bernard Baruch....