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David Nydam


Dave proudly works with everyone at, supporting the team that makes sure you have a great experience in getting the best quality pellets delivered to you.

Dave lives in Needham, MA with his wife and twin children. Beyond running back and forth to the activities of two energetic middle school children, he enjoys traveling, games, and following developments in science and technology.

Brigitte Thompson

Director of Finance/Purchasing

Brigitte obtained her degree from SHNU, came from an extensive career in legal and environmental service firms, joining WPC in 2008 contributing in several milestones during the start-up phase. Currently she’s responsible for managing the financial and purchasing responsibilities of the company, ensuring that we continuously offer the premium pellets our customers have come to trust.

She's a recent empty-nester, enjoys spending time with her husband, traveling to visit her two sons, baking and having a full house (or as she calls it "nest") for the holidays.

Joy Schmidt

Fuel Quality Manager

Joy was born in Rhode Island, and moved to New Hampshire when she was still very young. Having joined in 2009, Joy wears many different hats. Her primary focus is customer satisfaction and fuel quality assurance.

Joys spends her free time with her husband, and chasing after her two active children.

Paul Tlapa


Serving as the official geek at, Paul manages all our ecommerce development and architecture. Having worked in ecommerce for more than 10 years, he is well suited for the demands of securely handling online purchases.

Paul lives in New Hampshire with his wife and five children. Besides reading programming books, he also enjoys snowboarding, basketball, spending time with the kids, and staying warm near his Harman pellet stove.

Corey Young

Lead Customer Service Rep

You know him as 'The Voice' of! If you have ever dialed 1-800-PELLETS, the chance are good you've spoken to him. Corey started with in 2009, and has been building lasting relationships with customers since.

During much of Corey's free time, he's in class - working toward his degree in Interior Design & Architecture.

Dominique Allard

Inventory Manager

Dominique grew up in New England and was brought onto the team to assist with accounting, cultivate wholesale relationships and manage inventory

She's an avid motorcyclist, classic car enthusiast, and she loves to cruise in her convertible Miata on warm, sunny days.

Rachel Samaras

Marketing Manager

Rachel came to New Hampshire from northern New York to attend SNHU, and never left. She joined the team in February of 2014 to write the blog, create engaging email campaigns, and manage the company's online presence.

Rachel is newly married, and spends much of her free time with her rescue dog, Gus.

Edward Palmer

Operations Manager

Ed manages all our fuel deliveries using a hand-picked team of exceptional delivery drivers to ensure that your pellets arrive intact and on-time, right where you want them.

Ed grew up In West Viriginia and is the newest member of the team. In his free time, Ed enjoys fishing, boating, and off roading.

Heather Edwards

Lead Dispatcher

Heather was born and raised in New Hampshire, and joined the team in August of 2014. She speaks with customers directly in order to schedule convenient deliveries, and is the liaison between our customers and our drivers. Heather's free time is spent with her six children, and two English Mastiffs - Duke and Daisy.