Patrick Donahue is director of the Secondary Wood Products Program within the Forestry/Forest Products Division of the Center for Applied Research and Technology Development. He is a wood scientist with a broad product development background that includes wood chemical modification, hardwood lumber and dimension, a wide range of laminating, engineered wood flooring, interior millwork, fenestration, cabinetry, office furniture, small diameter timber processing and wood frame housing systems. Pat also has an extensive background in sales and marketing with over 13 years of experience in managing industrial sales and marketing developments. He has been trained in a number of continuous improvement methods and various creativity tools.
B.S. Wood Science and Technology, University of Minnesota St. Paul, 1981