The Weddle Tool Company (WTC) was founded in 2008 by Dave Weddle, Daniel Corder, Charles Brown, Joe Habib, and Jack Harding; together with over 100 years of combined career and volunteer fire and rescue experience. Based out of Bunker Hill, West Virginia, WTC had a simple beginning with a simple purpose; to provide public safety personnel, firefighters, rescue workers and police officers with light weight, practical tools. Our tools have been developed by public safety professionals for public safety professionals.
David Weddle – President
Dave is the Founder and CEO of the Weddle Tool Company. Dave leads the Engineering and Development at WTC and ensures that every product designed and produced at WTC is built to perform in the real world. Dave has over 30 Years experience as a Career and Volunteer Firefighter including years in the design, development, and maintenance of Fire-Rescue Apparatus.
Charlie Brown – Vice President – Sales & Logistics
Charlie leads the Logistics and Sales Operation at WTC. Charlie brings 38 years of on the job experience as a volunteer and career firefighter. Charlie retired as a Lieutenant with the City of Fairfax Virginia Fire Department and is a Veteran of the United States Army. Charlie also has years of experience in Fire-Rescue Apparatus design and sales.
Dan Corder Sr. – Vice President
Better known as “Captain Dan” to most. Dan retired from the Loudoun County Virginia Fire Rescue Department with 34 years of service as a Captain in 2010. The recipient of numerous awards and accommodations over his career Dan was awarded the prestigious FireRescue Company Officer of the Year Award in 2008.
Joe Habib – Vice President – Finance
Joe leads the Financial Operations at WTC. A certified public accountant and business professional for over 30 years Joe has extensive knowledge and experience in business and public safety accounting practices. Joe has over 10 years experience serving as the treasurer and on the board of directors for several fire-rescue departments.
Jack Harding – Vice President – Business Operations
Jack leads the Business Operations team at WTC. Jack is a retired Corporate Professional and a 30-year Captain with Ashburn Virginia Volunteer Fire-Rescue. Jack’s knowledge of business and public safety operations keep him busy as the point person for daily operations at WTC.