Real Paper People
Edgar L. Smith, Jr. – Chief Executive Officer. Over 28 years of solid sales and marketing experience with Fortune 500 Companies. Lastly, as Vice President, National Sales with Coca-Cola North America. Specifically, thirteen years of industry experience with commercial printing and paper companies including R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co., James River Corporation, Georgia-Pacific Corporation and Smurfit-Stone. He progressed through various positions of increasing responsibility, such as Sales Manager and National Account Manager. Over the years, he has successfully called on and sold numerous national accounts, including Wal-Mart and the Procter & Gamble Company.
Richard A. Baptiste – President & Chief Operating Officer. Over 25 years of experience in the printing and publishing industries with various printing and publishing companies in a vast array of operational positions including Time & Life, L.P. Thebault Company, as well as USA TODAY, as the Director of Quality Services, Director of Network Operations and Director/Field Operations. 8 Years of academic training from the New York School of Printing (Class of 84) & Rochester Institute of Technology (Class of 88).
John P. Clifford – Manager. Over 40 years of experience in the paper industry and has been President of Clifford Paper, Inc. (CPI) since 1985. CPI is dedicated to the catalog, magazine publishing, book, commercial printing, retail/pre-print advertising and specialty paper markets. Prior to starting Clifford Paper, John had 14 years in the paper industry starting out in tissue paper sales with The Procter & Gamble Company and progressing through the industry with St. Regis Paper Company, Paper Sales Corporation and Clayton International, as President.