Executive Leadership Team

Dr. Kirby Godsey

Dr. Kirby GodseyChairman of the Board

Dr. Godsey served as President and CEO of Mercer University for 27 years before being named Chancellor in 2006 by the Board of Trustees. More...

Tony Tomae

Anthony TomaePresident and CEO

Anthony Tomae is responsible for all aspects of the business including the overall strategic direction of the company. More...

James OBrien

James OBrienExecutive Vice President and COO

O'Brien has direct oversight of Birch IT, Cloud, Engineering, and Product Development. More...

Shawn Murray

Shawn MurraySenior Vice President and CSO

Murray is focused on an expanded multi-channel strategy to drive organic sales performance. More...

Gordon 'Chuck' Williams

Chuck WilliamsSenior Vice President and General Counsel

Gordon “Chuck” Williams is responsible for all legal affairs, including corporate governance, legal operations, litigation and regulatory compliance at the company. More...

Scott Murphy

Scott MurphyVice President and CFO

Scott Murphy serves as Vice President and CFO at Birch. In this role, he oversees accounting, risk management and treasury within the organization. More...

Michelle Ansley

Michelle AnsleyVice President and CAO, Human Resources

Michelle Ansley is responsible for the management of Human Resources activities and oversight of facility management for all Birch locations. More...

Brad Fisher

Brad FisherGM, Canada

Brad Fisher is responsible for Birch’s Canadian operations, leading the Sales, Marketing, Customer Experience, Information Services and Network organizations. More...

Senior Leadership Team

Claudette Atchison

Claudette AtchisonVice President, Human Resources

Claudette Atchison has over 20 years of experience in human resources. More...

Kevin Brand

Kevin BrandVice President, Customer Experience

Kevin Brand leads the cross-departmental team providing the Birch Platinum Experience to our existing customer base.

Tamara Flemington

Tamara FlemingtonVice President, Engineering and Technology

Ms. Flemington leads the Canadian Technology and Engineering teams including software development, project management, billing operations and service assurance. More...

David Gibson

David GibsonVice President, Business Development

David Gibson serves as Vice president of Business Development for Birch. More...

Melanie Kreh

Joseph HainesVice President, Advanced Services & Support

Joseph Haines is responsible for all Field Operations, the Network Operations Center, and Advanced Services Activation and Support groups.

Melanie Kreh

Melanie KrehVice President, Marketing

Melanie Kreh is responsible for Marketing Communications, Product Marketing, Lead Generation and Special Pricing.

Maureen Merkler, CHRL

Maureen Merkler, CHRLVice President, Human Resources and Administration

Ms. Merkler leads the activities and operations of the Human Resources, Payroll and Facilities Departments for the Canadian operation. More...

Kristen Ritchie

Kristen RitchieVice President, Service Delivery

Kristen Ritchie serves as Vice President of Service Delivery for Birch. More...

Brad Smith

Brad SmithVice President, National Partner Development

Brad Smith manages the national and regional channel managers for the Birch Indirect Sales Channels. More...

Brad Smith

John TreeceVice President, IT & Engineering

John is responsible for setting and driving the strategic technology direction for the company’s technology infrastructure in order to deliver world-class solutions for our business customers.