Craig Johnston is President and CEO of Forest City Trading Group, LLC, one of the largest wholesale distributors of construction products in North America. Forest City has also been recognized for many years as Oregon’s largest privately held company. Mr. Johnston has spent his entire career with the enterprise.
He started out as a lumber trader after graduating in 1981 from the School of Business at the University of Oregon. In 2004, he participated in the employee buyout of Forest City Trading Group. Mr. Johnston is currently a member of the board of directors of Mosaic Capital Partners, a private investment firm based in Charlotte, North Carolina.