Frank A. Ruperto

Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President Finance and Strategy

Frank joined Rayonier in March 2014 as senior vice president, corporate development and strategic planning. Following the separation, he was appointed to the same position at Rayonier Advanced Materials. In November 2014, his role was expanded to chief financial officer and senior vice president, finance and strategy.  Drawing on nearly 25 years of investment banking experience in mergers and acquisitions, he leads the company’s accounting operations and directs efforts to achieve its future growth priorities. Prior to joining Rayonier, Frank served as managing director of mergers and acquisitions for Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and previously served as head of global industries, M&A for Banc of America Securities. He also served as managing director, M&A at Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith.

Frank received a Bachelor of Arts with a concentration in economics from Harvard College and holds an MBA, with a major in finance, from The Wharton School of Business at The University of Pennsylvania.