PotlatchDeltic appoints new general counsel and secretary

Aug 27, 2019
Michele Tyler was most recently chief legal officer and corporate secretary at Vectrus

Nasdaq-listed PotlatchDeltic Corporation has selected Michele Tyler to become its next general counsel and corporate secretary, effective yesterday.

Tyler succeeds Lorrie Scott, who is retiring at the end of 2019 after serving in her role since 2010.

Tyler was most recently senior vice president, chief legal officer and corporate secretary at Vectrus in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Before that, she was vice president and general counsel at Exelis Systems Corporation, according to her LinkedIn profile.

Earlier in her career, Tyler also worked in-house at ITT Systems Corporation and in private practice with Fennemore Craig, her profile states.

Spokane, Washington-based PotlatchDeltic is a real estate investment trust that owns almost 1.9 million acres of timberlands in Alabama, Arkansas, Idaho, Louisiana, Minnesota and Mississippi. Through a subsidiary, the company also operates sawmills, a plywood mill, a residential and commercial real estate development business and a rural timberland sales program.

‘We are pleased to have Michele assume the important role of general counsel,’ Mike Covey, PotlatchDeltic’s CEO and board chair, says in a statement.

He adds: ‘Lorrie has been an outstanding general counsel and we are very grateful for her sage advice, wisdom and service the past 10 years. We wish her the very best in her well-deserved retirement.’

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