Ted Ellis

Mr. Ellis joined Idaho Timber in 1990 as the General Manager for the Home Center Division. In 1991, he was promoted to Vice President of Northern Divisions and over the next nine years oversaw additional divisions. In April of 2000, Mr. Ellis was promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer. In 2005, Mr. Ellis was named Chief Executive Officer of Idaho Timber. Prior to joining Idaho Timber, Mr. Ellis served as General Sales and Marketing Manager at Canfor USA.

Dave Taugher
Vice President of Human Resources and General Counsel

Mr. Taugher joined Idaho Timber in 2000 as General Manager of Administration and Assistant General Counsel. In 2005, he was promoted to General Counsel. In July of 2007, he was promoted to Vice President of Human Resources. His responsibilities include managing human resources, legal and safety matters. Prior to joining Idaho Timber, Mr. Taugher served as Assistant General Counsel for Impact Sales, Inc. Mr. Taugher began his legal career working as in-house counsel for Albertsons, Inc.

Ash Cockcroft
Chief Financial Officer

Ash joined Idaho Timber in 2005 as Controller where he was responsible for coordinating all operational accounting functions, preparing internal and external financial statements, and providing management with decision-making support. In early 2022, Ash was promoted to CFO and VP of Finance and Administration. As CFO of Idaho Timber, he leads the Finance Team overseeing accounting, payroll, financial reporting, credit and information technology. Before joining Idaho Timber, he worked for 7 years in public accounting for Deloitte.

Senior Team

Ted Ellis: CEO

Ash Cockcroft: CFO

Dave Taugher: VP HR/Head legal

Holly Bailey: Controller

Darrell Gottschalk: GM of Plants & Equipment

Tom Griffith: Traffic Manager

Chris McSwain: Manager, Eastern Purchasing

Dennis Badesheim: Manager, Western Purchasing

Frank Peaslee GM: Weiser Idaho Facility

Byron Cannon: GM of Idaho Cedar Sales

Spencer Lott: GM of Boise Facility

David Luce: GM of Texas Facility

Rusty Yazdanpour: GM of Florida Facility

Jim Bowen: GM of Chadbourn Facility

Mike Breedlove: GM of Henderson Facility

Bret Wood: GM of Sagebrush Sales