RoyOMartin prides itself on being a family-owned, professionally managed company. Held largely by third and fourth-generation Martin shareholders, the company is led by experienced family and non-family members who are dedicated to the values instilled by patriarch Roy O. Martin Sr. These values are expressed as RICHES:
Respect for each other as human beings uniquely created by God.
Integrity in what we do and say we will do regardless of the cost, legally and ethically.
Commitment to our business, to our employees, to our customers and to each other.
Honesty in our interactions with our fellow employees, our supervisors, our customers, our vendors, and our families.
Excellence in safety, product quality, employee training and development, and process improvements.
Stewardship of our land, timber, and plant assets.
Meet our Strategic Action Leadership Team (SALT)
Roy O. Martin III, CEO/President/CFO
Roy is the president and chief financial officer for Martin Sustainable Resources L.L.C. Like his cousin Jonathan, Roy spent much of his youth and young-adult life working in various company locations. After earning his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Louisiana State University, Roy joined the company full time in 1985 and later completed his Master of Business Administration at LSU. He attained the role of CEO in 2016. The grandson of Roy O. Martin, Sr., he grew up in Alexandria, Louisiana, as the only son of Roy O. Martin, Jr., company president from 1962-1978.
Jonathan E. Martin, Chairman
Jonathan serves as chairman of the board for Martin Sustainable Resources L.L.C. A native of Ringgold, Louisiana, Jonathan is an industrial engineering graduate of Louisiana State University. Having worked summers and school vacations for the company, he joined the company’s Castor sawmill full time in 1971 and ascended to management, succeeding his father as company president and CEO in 1994. Jonathan is the grandson of company founder Roy O. Martin, Sr., and son of Ellis Martin, president from 1978-1994.
E. Scott Poole, Senior Vice President/COO
Scott serves as senior vice president and chief operating officer for Martin Sustainable Resources L.L.C. Originally from Jena, Louisiana, Scott attended Louisiana Tech University, where he majored in forestry. After college graduation, he began working for RoyOMartin’s forestry department in 1986 and later obtained his MBA from Louisiana State University. Through being named to his current position in 2003, Scott became the highest-ranking non-family member in company history.
Chief Information Officer
Raymond L. Brown, Jr.
Vice President of Supply Chain
Vice President of Plywood
Raymond A. Peters
Vice President of Human Resources & Marketing
Vice President of Engineering
Vice President of OSB
Vice President of Land & Timber
Board of Directors
The Martin Sustainable Resources L.L.C. Board of Directors is comprised of Martin family members and industry professionals. Currently serving on the board of directors are: Jonathan Martin (3rd Generation), Robert Martin (3rd Generation), Roy O. Martin III (3rd Generation), Bill Pritchard, Bill Slaughter, Harold Stanton, Edward Thibodeaux (4th Generation), Charles Weems, and Benn Vincent.
Martin Family Council
The Martin Family Council is comprised of all lineal descendants of Roy O. Martin Sr., and wife Mildred B. Martin, their spouses, and their children. The Family Council was formed to educate younger generations about the family business, encourage responsible ownership, and promote family unity. Serving on the Family Council Steering Committee are:
Julia Martin Jones
Amanda Martin Vincent