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About Us

our Story

With an initial emphasis on marine clients, FWP, Inc supplied wholesale hardwood such as Teak, Mahogany, Cherry, and Ash to leading boat builders in the US. The business later shifted to serve primarily architects and contractors, focusing on commercial and residential interiors and exteriors. FWP, Inc is now a leading hardwood distributor supplying the wood industry and their clients throughout the US.  FWP, Inc specializes in wholesale hardwood flooring, decking, siding, boards & lumber, stair parts, architectural mouldings and has more recently introduced custom milling.

Our Team

Jordan Messick

Email: jordan@fitzgeraldwood.com
Jordan grew up in Burlington, NC, and moved to Wilmington to attend UNCW with a focus in Entrepreneurship and Business Development at the Cameron School of Business. Since graduating in 2008, Jordan has worked in Sales Management and Director of Sales roles focusing on business and new product development. With a passion for woodworking and extensive sales and business development experience, FWP was an ideal fit for Jordan to continue his career. When not working, Jordan enjoys time with his wife Bailey, son Weller and friends and family. If you are ever unable to reach Jordan there is a good chance he is offshore fishing at the Same Ol hole.

Patrick FitzGerald

Email: patrick@fitzgeraldwood.com
FitzGerald Wood Products, Inc founder, Patrick FitzGerald, grew up in a family business devoted to superior quality wood products. As a young boy in Chicago, some of Patrick’s first memories were of watching his father pack up veneer sample crates to call on some of the nation’s largest wood product manufacturers. As a teen, Patrick spent his summers in Virginia unloading Mahogany from rail cars for his family’s business. In 1980 he was hired as the Yard and Operations Manager and in three years was promoted to Vice President of Sales and Procurement. In 1994 Patrick founded his own company FWP, Inc. Patrick loves to ski, kayak, golf, and fish with his wife, three sons, and 5 grandchildren.

Kap Pu

Warehouse Manager
Email: kap@fitzgeraldwood.com
Kap Pu grew up in Myanmar (Burma), a Southeast Asian Nation bordering Thailand with 81% of its country covered in Tropical Rainforests. Prior to moving to the USA in 2015, Kap worked at a tropical hardwood manufacturer in Malaysia performing Quality Control inspections prior to their lumber being exported. Kap Pu loves to build custom accents with the pallet wood our lumber comes in on as you can see throughout our warehouse.

Denise Botterio

Office Manager
Email: denise@fitzgeraldwood.com
Denise comes to FWP from Long Island, NY. Prior to FWP, she was the Director of Sales of a manufacturing company serving the construction industry. In her spare time she enjoys boating with her family and hanging out with her sidekick, the Pomeranian named Natasha. You will certainly know when you walk through the front door that she is not a local!
Tim Pelchat Family Photo

Tim Pelchat

Warehouse Manager
Tim was born and raised in the mountains of New Hampshire, however, when you get to know him you’ll see he’s adjusted quickly to the salt life. Tim has worked in the lumber industry for the last 15 years. As a jack of all trades, you can see him anywhere from answering phones, driving trucks, making deliveries, working on projects, or even painting his daughter’s fingernails. Tim is hard working and honest, there are not many things he can’t do however if there is something he’s unsure of he will research like crazy to give you his best. When Tim isn’t working he spends time with his fiancee and three busy kids. He enjoys fishing, flea markets, and spontaneous adventures.

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