Bob Doochin

Bob was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. He earned a B.S. in Economics from The University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School in 1962. As the second generation to operate American Paper & Twine, Bob grew up working at the company under the leadership of his father, Nathan Doochin, who founded the business in 1926. After graduating from college, Bob came to work at American Paper in a full-time capacity, eventually becoming President and Chief Executive Officer in 1982.

David Morris
Originally from Oakdale, Tennessee, David graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 1972. Prior to working at American Paper & Twine, David was employed with Kraft CPA's as a Certified Public Accountant and served as Director of Finance for the cities of Oak Ridge, Tennessee and Marietta, Georgia. He has served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of American Paper & Twine since 1987.

Mark Wright 
Mark was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. In 1986, he graduated from Belmont University in Nashville and in that same year came to work at American Paper & Twine as a Sales Representative. He currently serves as the Senior Vice President and  oversees and manages the entire Sales department. He is also heavily involved in Operations, Merchandising, Vendor Management and Purchasing.

Karen Doochin Vingelen


Karen is currently the Vice President of American Paper & Twine Co., and has general oversight for Information Technology, Customer Service, Purchasing and Marketing. Although she grew up working summers in the business with her father, current President and CEO Bob Doochin, and grandfather, she did not officially join the AP&T team until 1998 after a brief career in social work.  She graduated from the University of Georgia in 1992 with a degree in Psychology and then obtained her Master of Social Work from the University of Kentucky in 1994. 

Brad Walker

Brad, born in Jackson, Tennessee, stayed in Memphis after graduating from State Technical Institute and the University of Memphis in 1993. After earning his degree, he took a position with Corporate Express where he stayed for over 21 years as an executive manager. In 2009, he joined the American Paper & Twine team as the General Manager in Memphis. In 2017, Brad was promoted to Vice President - Western Region with oversight for our Memphis and Little Rock distribution facilities.

Brian Leitch

Brian was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio. After earning an undergraduate business degree from Miami University, he began his professional career at Lucent Technologies as part of their Financial Leadership Development Program (FLDP). While employed at Lucent, he earned a graduate degree in accounting and entrepreneurship from Babson College near Boston, Massachusetts. Shortly after attaining his graduate degree, Brian joined the management team at McMaster-Carr, where he spent the next eight years managing the company’s Sales, Marketing, and Operations activities. Brian joined American Paper and Twine in 2011 as the General Manager of our Knoxville facility. In 2017, Brian was promoted to the Regional Director - Eastern Divison with oversight for the Knoxville and Chattanooga distribution facilities.

Justin Fahey

Justin was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. After graduating from the University of Georgia with a degree in Finance, he entered the investment banking industry where he spent time with Bear, Stearns & Co., and JPMorgan Securities. After 5 years in banking, Justin joined Kimberly-Clark Corporation, where he managed sales for Nashville, Kentucky and Eastern Tennessee. He joined American Paper & Twine in 2013 as the General Manager for our Atlanta facility. 




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