November 19, 2020–Barrett McCall / President-Owner, Larson McGowin, LLC

Barrett B. McCall

is President/Owner of Larson & McGowin, LLC.  McCall earned a Bachelor of Arts in economics from the University of the South in 1987, and a Master of Forestry degree from Duke University in 1991.  Mr. McCall’s expertise lies in land management operations and silviculture, large-scale property transactions and negotiations, strategic planning, timberland investments and forest economics.  He started his career with Larson & McGowin in the role of Environmental Specialist helping grow the firm’s expertise in conservation, ecological restoration and environmental compliance services but over the years has been intimately involved in every aspect of a full service forest management and advisory firm.  He has considerable experience working with private (family) ownerships on governance, transition and other related business issues.

Barrett serves on Alabama advisory board for Hancock Whitney Bank.  He is President of the Forest Landowners Association and was President of the Alabama Forestry Association in 2011-2012. He is also a member of Leadership Alabama Class XXVIII. 

McCall is a member of the Association of Consulting Foresters and is a registered forester in in several southern states including Alabama.  McCall also has the Certified Forester designation from the Society of American Foresters. 

Larson & McGowin, LLC. (established in 1957) has 8 branch offices with management responsibility on more than 850,000 acres of timberland for individuals, family offices, trusts, private investment companies, university endowments, real estate investment trusts, pension funds, and conservation and forest research organizations.  Centered in the US South, the firm also provides consulting, financial modeling, forest inventory, valuation and strategic planning services with wide ranging objectives from preservation and conservation, to wealth preservation and ownership transfer to maximizing return on investment.  Services are offered nationwide but also include experience in Central America, Canada and Fiji. 

Larson & McGowin, LLC. is also invested in natural resource technology through its subsidiary Silvics Solutions, LLC, and is managing partner in a real estate planning and brokerage services company, Larson & McGowin Properties, LLC.