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Leading Our Company

The Boise Cascade® executive team leads with our values at the forefront. We work together with our associates to make our company a great place to work and a leader in our industry.

Nate Jorgensen

Chief Executive Officer

Nate was promoted to CEO in 2020. Prior to being named CEO, he was promoted to senior vice president in 2017 to lead the EWP sales and marketing organization, and was named chief operating officer (COO) in January 2019, responsible for overseeing the Wood Products and Building Materials Distribution divisions. Nate joined Boise Cascade in 2015. He earned a bachelor’s degree in civil and environmental engineering from the University of Wisconsin and also attended the Tuck School of Business Executive Education Program at Dartmouth University. Nate serves on the board of directors for the American Wood Council. He is also a current director of IDACORP, Inc. and its primary subsidiary Idaho Power Company. More

Kelly Hibbs

SVP, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Kelly was promoted to SVP, CFO and Treasurer in May 2021. His previous positions were VP, Controller and Director of Strategic Planning and Internal Audit. He is a certified public accountant and has worked for the Company since 1996. He received a B.A. in accounting from Boise State University. Kelly serves on a regional advisory board for FM Global. More

Jill Twedt

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Jill joined the company in 2007. She was appointed Legal and Corporate Secretary in 2017 and promoted to VP, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary in 2019, and promoted to SVP in 2020. Prior to joining the Company, she practiced employment law litigation. Jill earned her law degree from University of Idaho and a bachelor’s degree from the College of Idaho, where she is the chair for the Board of Trustees. Jill serves on the board of the National Council for Air and Stream Improvement (NCASI) and the St. Luke’s Health System in Idaho. In 2023, she was selected to the DirectWomen Highly Accomplished Lawyers Board Institute Class. More

Angella Broesch

Vice President, Human Resources

Angella was promoted to VP, Human Resources, in February 2024. She joined Boise Cascade in 2013 and served as the Director of Internal Audit before transitioning into HR in 2020 to lead the overall strategic design of the Company’s compensation, benefits, and incentive programs. Previously, Angella was the controller at MarkMonitor and a senior audit manager at KPMG. She has a degree in Business with an Accounting emphasis from the University of Idaho, and currently serves on the University’s Accounting Advisory Board. Angella is involved with the literacy nonprofit, The Learning Lab. More

Chris Forrey

Vice President, Finance & Investor Relations

Chris joined Boise Cascade in 2005. He was promoted to Sr. Finance Director in March 2022, and Vice President in May 2024. Chris leads investor relations, tax, financial reporting, accounts payable, financial systems, and is a key contributor to the M&A efforts for the Company. Chris earned a master’s degree in accountancy/taxation and a bachelor’s degree in business administration in accountancy, both from Boise State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant. Chris currently serves on the United Way of Treasure Valley’s Community Cabinet. More

Jeff Strom

Executive Vice President

Jeff joined Boise Cascade in 2006 as a sales representative and has taken on increased responsibility over the last 14 years. He most recently served as Vice President and General Manager of the Eastern Region. Jeff has nearly 30 years of industry experience. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Management from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Jeff serves on the board of trustees of the Boise Valley Habitat for Humanity. More

Jim Wickham

Senior Vice President

Jim joined the company in 2008 as a Branch Manager. He was selected to lead the BMD Northeast Region in 2016 and promoted to General Manager, Eastern Operations in 2020. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business from Missouri State University. More

Joanna Barney

Senior Vice President

Jo joined the company in 2005 as an Admin Manager at the Salt Lake City branch. She was promoted to Sr. Location Controller in 2012, to Branch Manager in 2015, and to General Manager of BMD Western Operations in 2021. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Finance from the University of Utah. A two-time All-American athlete herself, Jo is the founder and executive director of the Utah Avalanche youth soccer club. More

Nathan Sikes

Vice President, BMD Sales & Marketing

Nathan joined Boise Cascade in 2006 as a sales trainee. He has moved up into various positions including Product Manager, Sales Manager, Branch Manager, Southwest Regional Manager, Division Sales & Marketing Director, and was named VP of Sales & Marketing in October 2023. Nathan has a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from the University of Texas at Arlington. He currently serving on the board of directors for the Lumbermen’s Association of Texas. More

Troy Little

Executive Vice President

Troy joined the Wood Products division in 1990 as an internal auditor. He has a broad range of experience on both the financial side and the operational side, including serving as Regional Manager for six manufacturing facilities in Oregon. Troy became Division Controller in 2016, Financial Manager in 2018, and added Commodity Sales to his responsibilities in 2021. He was promoted to Executive Vice President in February 2024. He has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the College of Idaho. Troy currently serves on the boards of the Bishop Kelly High School Foundation in Boise as well as the Western Wood Products Association (WWPA). More

Chris Seymour

Senior Vice President of Manufacturing Operations

Chris began his career at Boise Cascade in 2000 and has held several leadership roles in the company’s manufacturing division. He earned both a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a master’s degree in Wood Science from West Virginia University. Chris currently serves on the board of trustees for the APA-Engineered Wood Association. More

Rob Johnson

Senior Vice President of Engineered Wood Products (EWP) Sales and Marketing

Rob joined the company’s Wood Products division as a Business Optimization Engineer in 2014 and accepted a Director position with EWP Sales and Marketing in March 2019. Rob had more than 20 years of broad industry experience in manufacturing and distribution prior to joining Boise Cascade. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Oregon. More