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ATLANTA, March 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Ursula Godoy-Arbelaez—Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of CatchMark Timber Trust, Inc. (NYSE: CTT), has been recognized in the 40 Under 40, Class of 2020, by the Georgia State University Alumni Association. The program recognizes the "most influential and innovative graduates who embody the values of Georgia State."
Godoy-Arbelaez attended Georgia State undergraduate and business schools, earning a B.B.A. cum laude in Accounting in 2001 and an MBA in 2008. She has worked at CatchMark, a leading timber REIT, since its listing on the NYSE in 2013, becoming CFO in 2020. She is responsible for CatchMark's financial management, risk management, and strategic planning. Her focus is on establishing and implementing company goals and objectives, monitoring and improving business performance, and promoting and overseeing control systems and metrics to protect company assets and ensure accurate financial reporting.
Douglas Rubenstein, Chairman of the Board for CatchMark, said: "Ursula has been a key member of CatchMark's management team, which is focused on assembling the highest-quality timberlands in high-demand mill markets and employing rigorous management practices to deliver sustainable harvest yields for the benefit of our shareholders. All of us at the company value her leadership skills, tenacity, and integrity in managing all aspects of the company's finances and strategic planning."
"Those recognized on the 40 Under 40 list are remarkable doers, creators, innovators, leaders and entrepreneurs — individuals making their mark in every imaginable field," said Christina Million, associate vice president of alumni relations at Georgia State.
CatchMark (NYSE: CTT) seeks to deliver consistent and growing per share cash flow from disciplined acquisitions and superior management of prime timberlands located in high demand U.S. mill markets. Concentrating on maximizing cash flows throughout business cycles, the company strategically harvests its high-quality timberlands to produce durable revenue growth and takes advantage of proximate mill markets, which provide a reliable outlet for merchantable inventory. Headquartered in Atlanta and focused exclusively on timberland ownership and management, CatchMark began operations in 2007 and owns interests in 1.5 million acres* of timberlands located in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Oregon, South Carolina and Texas. For more information, visit www.catchmark.com.
* As of December 31, 2020
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SOURCE CatchMark Timber Trust, Inc.