About Us

About Us

PFMc is among the top forestry and rangeland consultants in the Western United States. Since 2007, our team has helped more than 600 clients with wildfire mitigation, prevention, suppression, and litigation; mountain pine beetle mitigation and prevention; tree thinning; slash disposal; and applied forestry and grasslands management. We do this by:

  • Advising private and public landowners and organizations including homeowners, railroad and power companies, attorneys for the defense and for the plaintiff, and academic and agency clients.
  • Consulting as expert witnesses in wildfire damage claims and in natural resources tort claims, on private land management issues, and in political issues management.
  • Providing project management for complex fire issues including liability, appropriate fire suppression and management responses, and complex fire effects and impacts.
  • Helping clients thin trees and manage their forests using highly-trained professionals and technicians who reduce fuels, protect trees, and fire-proof communities.
  • Analyzing falling hazard trees and capturing value from trees you love but may lose for a variety of reasons.
Frank Carroll

Frank Carroll

Partner
Professional Forest Management
(a Colorado owned and operated business)
40 years wildfire experience

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Hamp McCrae

Hamp McCrae

Hamp McCrae is our tropical forestry expert. His expertise is in palm tree replacement and recovery. His work in California and Florida has set the bar for understanding fire effects in palm trees.

Joe Reddan

Joe Reddan

Certified Forester
[email protected]
505.426.4921

Joe has extensive experience as a wilderness district ranger and field forester. Joe served on Type 1 Incident Management Teams fighting fires across the West. Joe worked extensively with Congressional delegations to assist clients at the highest levels. Joe is training to become a California Registered Professional Forester RPF® to handle complex assignments in California.

Cassidy Storey

Cassidy Storey

Executive Assistant
[email protected]
720.505.9643

Cassidy graduated with honors in Ecosystem Science and Sustainability from Colorado State University at Fort Collins, CO. In addition to her work for PFMc, she serves as the Community Outreach Specialist and Forest Ambassador Field Manager for the San Juan Mountains Association (SJMA) in Durango, CO. Cassidy is a highly skilled and knowledgeable organization expert with professional experience in Geographic Information Systems, environmental interpretation, and research field practices.

David Kirk

David Kirk

GIS/Remote Sensing
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David is among the best creative thematic mappers and master of remote sensing operating in wildland fire forensics today. His work ensures that client reports will be comprehensive, high tech, and high impact.

PFMc Crew

PFMc Crew

Among our experts are, from right, Ron Thompson, wildlife biologist, Tom Gaman, California RPF, GIS mapping experts, Frank Carroll, wildfire expert, and field foresters with special expertise in various forestry disciplines.