David A. Schneider

David joined Gelbert, Fullbright & Randolph Forestry Consultants in July of 2008 and provides client services in Southeastern North Carolina, North Eastern South Carolina, and Georgia. 


David Schneider began his career as a Timber Technician and Timber Buyer for Mead Coated Board in South Alabama and South Georgia. During this position David developed his skills in evaluating timber and managing logging operations. In 2000 Mead merged with Westvaco to create MeadWestvaco and in the same year David was promoted to the position of landowner assistance forester overseeing 60,000 acres of private landowner property enrolled in MeadWestvaco’s Cooperative Forest Management (CFM) program. During this time David was in charge of developing and implementing management plans which included all harvest and silvicultural activities. In this role David gained a great knowledge about land management harvest planning.

David also became very active in implementing Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) standards and the certification process through the Tree Farm System. In 2007 David was chosen to chair the Landowner Education Committee for the State Implementation Board for SFI.


Bachelor of Science in Forest Resource Management, Clemson University

Licenses and Registration: 

South Carolina Registered Forester #1797

Society of American Foresters Certified Forester

Member, Society of American Foresters

Tree Farm Certified Inspector

Contact David A. Schneider

Contact David A. Schneider

Gelbert, Fullbright & Randolph Forestry Consultants
811 Spring Forest Road
Suite 100
Raleigh, North Carolina  27609
Phone: (919) 841-0089
Toll Free: (888) 610-8733
Fax: (919) 841-0085


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • Georgia
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina