An HSU grad is now senior vice president at Green Diamond Resource Company. Neal Ewald will also serve as Chief Operating Officer effective January 1. Ewald has held the position of senior vice president, California Operations at Green Diamond since 2014. Prior to that he was vice president and general manager, California Timberlands for 12 years and California Timberlands general manager for Simpson Timber Company. Prior to that he held a variety of positions with Arcata Redwood Company where he began his career in 1978.