Announcing New VP & Regional Manager

Tallahassee branch General Manager Carter Whiddon is promoted to vice president and regional manager, joining Vice President and Regional Manager Craig Boortz in top branch leadership roles

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (January 2, 2018) – Mac Papers, one of the largest merchant distributors in the Southeast U.S., announced today that it has named Carter Whiddon as vice president and regional manager, joining Vice President and Regional Manager Craig Boortz in the company’s most senior branch leadership roles.

Whiddon joined Mac Papers in 1987, training at the Jacksonville, Fla., branch. He began his sales career in 1988, initially serving the Gainesville and Ocala, Fla., markets. The 30-year Mac Papers veteran was promoted to Tallahassee general manager in 2000 and led the branch to being recognized five years later as “Branch of the Year” – the company’s top sales honor.

“We have every confidence in Carter’s experience and leadership skills and know that he will be successful in his new role,” stated Mac Papers Chief Executive Officer David McGehee. “Carter and Craig Boortz complement each other nicely and will work well together and with our branch team members to deliver best-in-class products and creative solutions that meet our customers’ needs and support their business goals.”

Whiddon holds a bachelor’s degree in business communications from Valdosta State University (formerly known as Valdosta State College). He will be based at the company’s headquarters office in Jacksonville.

About Mac Papers

Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., Mac Papers is one of the largest wholesale distributors in the Southeast U.S. The company is a distribution partner for paper and print, packaging, facility supplies and office products. Mac Papers works with best-in-class suppliers to help businesses and consumers deliver quality results, improve efficiency and increase their bottom line. The company operates 22 locations and 16 retail stores across nine states in the Southeast. Mac Papers is a third generation, family-owned and operated business founded in 1965. Our sister company Mac Papers Envelope Converters converts and prints an extensive range of standard and custom envelopes – over 14 million per day – utilizing the latest in equipment and technology. For more information, please visit or follow us on Twitter.

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