Our leadership consistently generates new approaches to print and paper management.

Build a team that both challenges and encourages one another to succeed—and to keep coming up with creative solutions--that’s our ongoing goal. Our experts in paper consulting and print management make exceptional partners. Meet them, and you’ll see why.

The Graphic Communications management team are among the most respected, experienced pacesetters in the global paper and print industries. Our executive team sets the tone for a unique corporate culture and mode of operation that keeps us positioned as the world’s largest independent provider of paper, print and other communications solutions.

Matt Dawley


Matt joined Graphic Communications as its fourth employee in 1990 in a business development role. He has been President of the company since 1997 and retained that position through the acquisition by Unisource.

Matt started his career in the printing business in 1984 working for Meredith/Burda in Des Moines, Iowa. He also held a customer service position in Casa Grande, AZ, and worked in a sales role for Meredith/ Burda in San Francisco.

Matt graduated from the University of Iowa with a BBA.

Bill King

Senior Vice President of North American Operations

Bill is responsible for all sourcing relationships and departments for Graphic Communications. He has been a key member of the GC executive team since October 2003.

Prior to his career at Graphic, Bill was President for two years of Norkol/Fibercore, an on-site paper converting company, and for 16 years, he held key executive positions with Vertis, Inc., a nationwide provider of advertising inserts. During his tenure at Vertis, Bill was Director of Materials Management and was responsible for all nationwide sourcing of printing materials.

John Patneau

Senior Vice President of Print Solutions

John joined Graphic Communications in June 2009 to lead the growing Print Solutions Group. He brings more than 25 years of experience in sales, manufacturing and customer service in the printing industry.

John previously served as Executive Vice President of Quebecor World’s Catalog division. Prior to his leadership role at Quebecor, he held several positions with RR Donnelley & Sons.