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Jerry Korde

Jerry Korde has over 50 years experience in the lumber and millworks industries. He serves as President of Birch Lumber and is active in the day-to-day operations of the business. He is proud to have passed down his knowledge and experience to his son Scott, who he works side-by-side with. Jerry is known among his peers as a leader in the industry.

Scott Korde

Scott Korde is the 3rd generation owner of Birch Lumber. He joined the company in 1992 as a road salesman and has over 20 years experience in all facets of Birch Lumbers operations. At any given time, he can be found working on sales, meeting with contractors, discussing industry trends with his team, and dealing with the day-to-day operations. In his spare time, Scott is active with Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, and enjoys spending time with his wife, their 2 children and their dog Dexter.

Ed Roper

Ed came to Birch In July of 2012. Ed had seven years of building product experience working for Allied Building Products and New Castle Building Products as a Branch Manager. Prior to working in the building product industry Ed spent over 16 years with world leading publisher Simon & Schuster in roles as a Credit Manager, A/R Manager and Operations Manager and Business Manager.


Jeff Manning

For the past five years, Jeff Manning has been a member of the Birch Lumber co team. As Sales Consultant working with contractors, builders and remodelers on projects ranging from multifamily and multi-use complexes, to custom homes and remodeling projects. Jeff has over 30 years of experience in the building industry and his deep expertise allows for valuable collaboration with his clients. He is “hands on” and knowledgeable about all phases of the construction process, from product selection to the scheduling of materials supporting the success of projects he is involved with. Jeff is known to be a problem solver with a keen ability to get the job done.


Dave Wilde

Dave Wilde began his career in the lumber business in 1961 and joined Birch Lumber in 1991.

Terri Waxman

Terri Waxman is the Office Assistant to the Birch Lumber staff and assists in the accounts payable department. She joined Birch Lumber in 2001.


Linda is the bookkeeper at Birch Lumber Company. She is experienced in the areas of billing, payroll, accounts receivable, and accounts payable.