The mission of Ottman Forestry Consultants Inc. (OFCI) is to represent non industrial private forest landowners with knowledge, science, technology and practice of resource use to achieve landowners stewardship objectives as well as benefit all of society; to establish professional excellence; and, to use conservation ethic of the profession to ensure the continued health and use of forest ecosystems.  -John Ottman, owner of Ottman Forestry Consultants Inc.
"John Ottman's leadership in the use of innovative timber harvesting and forest management techniques has changed the way forestry is practed in Montana.  John's commitment to the profession and to a conservation ethic shows on all of the 165,000 acres of forest management treatments entrusted to him over the last 10 years." -Nomination Committee for the Society of American Foresters, chairman Gordon Sanders.