Who We Are

Registered Foresters & Associates-Providing Renewable Resource Management

Hunt Forest Resources, LLC was founded in 2004 by Perry Hunt. Headquartered just north of Raleigh, in Youngsville, North Carolina, Hunt Forest Resources, LLC currently employs a highly trained and knowledgeable staff of twenty-one, and includes Registered Foresters, timber buyers, operation managers and skilled support personnel currently staffing four office locations.

Over the years, Hunt Forest Resources, LLC has developed the foundation and reputation necessary to educate and advise both private and commercial landowners on correct forest management practices, timber appraisals and beneficial harvesting techniques. Hunt Forest Resources, LLC has also broadened the service offerings to now include significant work with institutional investors and Timber Investment Management Organizations (TIMOs).

Hunt Forest Resources, LLC provides quality renewable resource management, which includes buying and/or harvesting timber in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. Hunt Forest Resources, LLC maintains an excellent reputation as being responsible forest managers, honest evaluators and professional timber harvesters, and has received referrals and praises from numerous regional landowners, consultant firms, and national and international wood product companies. The company is built on the belief that it is crucially important for land owners, both large and small, to practice proper land management to ensure future growth and sustainable harvests for generations to come.

Meet The Team

Perry Hunt

Perry attended North Carolina State University where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Forest Management. He is a Registered Forester (#1480) with the NC State Board of Registration for Foresters and currently sits on the Board of Directors for the North Carolina Forestry Association and the North Carolina Association of Professional Loggers, which includes ProLogger certification. 

Perry’s goal is to grow Hunt Forest Resources, LLC, and its affiliations, into publicly recognizable companies known for their exceptional services in providing renewable resource management.Perry, along with the team he has assembled from various aspects of business and wood product management backgrounds, possess expertise in timber investments, land management and sustainable forest economics. 

Hunt Forest Resources, LLC has well over 40 years of combined practical hands-on experience in managing one of the world’s greatest renewable resources-your timber and timberland.

Jason Hoyle

Jason Hoyle
Jason serves as Vice President of Pittsboro Operations for the Hunt Companies, which consists of Hunt Forest Resources, LLC, Hunt Trucking, LLC, Hunt Transload Enterprises, LLC and East Coast Firewood, LLC. As VP of Operations Jason manages the day-to-day operations for the organizations that primarily function within the central North Carolina region. These primary businesses include the Pittsboro area woodyard, the Sanford trans-load facility and the firewood manufacturing division, located in the Pittsboro-Moncure NC area.

One of the few native North Carolinians left in the state, Jason received a BS from North Carolina State University in Zoology/Biological Science and an MS from East Carolina University. Jason joined the Hunt Companies team in 2012 after twelve years in public service.
Jason lives in Holly Springs, NC and is married to Emily, an Occupational Therapist. Jason and Emily have three children, two daughters and a son, and a Great Dane named Lucy. Jason enjoys woodworking, golf and fishing (as time allows), and is an active member of the Fuquay
campus of the Summit Church. We also stay busy with activities involving the kids, including baseball, dance, and school functions.

Professional Credentials:

  • North Carolina Forestry Association Board of Directors
  • Chatham Chamber of Commerce Leadership Chatham Graduate
  • Chatham Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors


Professional Associations:

  • North Carolina Forestry Association
  • Carolina Loggers Association
  • Chatham County Chamber of Commerce
  • Chatham County Economic Development Corporation
  • Vistage Emerging Leaders Program
  • Got To Be NC Initiative Member

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