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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.

Bob Davis

VP Operations

Bob joined the company in 2017, bringing over 30 years of transportation, warehousing and logistics experience along with him.

He lives in Concord New Hampshire with his wife, daughter and their two dogs. In his free time, Bob enjoys watching his daughter play basketball and traveling to his home in Florida .

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.

Rachel Cornell

Marketing Manager

Rachel came to New Hampshire from northern New York to obtain a Master's Degree at SNHU, and never left. She joined the team in early 2014 to write helpful blogs, create engaging email campaigns, and manage the company's online presence.

When she's not working on house renovations, much of Rachel's free time is spent with her husband George and rescue dog Mike.

Laurie Warren

Delivery Manager

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

Laurie's free time is spent enjoying her husband, son, and dog Bandit in their newly renovated home.