About Tobacco Rag Processors, Inc.

Tobacco Rag Processors, Inc. is an employee-owned, multi-faceted tobacco product and service organization in the United States. As a tobacco seller, purchaser and processor, we offer tobacco products and services to meet the needs of the tobacco industry at every phase of production and manufacturing.

Why Choose Tobacco Rag

Based in Wilson, NC, Tobacco Rag is steeped in the rich heritage of North Carolina tobacco country. Since it was founded in 2001, Tobacco Rag has gained over a decade of experience in serving the tobacco industry at every level - local to international.

The expert team at Tobacco Rag includes some of the most knowledgeable and experienced professionals in the tobacco industry. Their decades of knowledge and experience combine with the company’s commitment to innovation and excellence to put Tobacco Rag at the forefront of the tobacco industry.

Since our founding in 2001, Tobacco Rag Processors, Inc. has made it a priority to employ the best minds and experts in the tobacco industry. Our team of experts is knowledgeable and experienced with every phase of tobacco production from barn to burn.

Our employees enable Tobacco Rag Processors to offer a wide range of tobacco products and services to help you achieve efficiency, value, and superior results.

Meet the experts on Tobacco Rag’s team:

T. Davis Miller

Chief Executive Officer

Davis is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Tobacco Rag Processors, a title held since he joined the company in 2001. Prior to joining TRP, Davis spent 25 years at Standard Commercial Tobacco Company (Standard) in various roles of increasing responsibility. Before he left Standard, Davis was a Senior Vice President, running the company’s cut rag tobacco operation. Davis earned a BA/BS in Business and Economics from St. Andrews Presbyterian College and has completed executive training at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School.

Bobby Johnson


Bobby is currently the President of Tobacco Rag Processors, a title held since he joined the company in 2001. Prior to that, Bobby spent seven years at Standard. During that period, Bobby spent one year in their training program and then assisted Davis for six years . Before leaving Standard, Bobby was a Vice President reporting to Davis. Bobby attended Barton College.

Brian Tascher

Chief Financial Officer

Brian earned a BS in Accounting from University of Maryland College Park, and an MBA from Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia. Brian spent five years at Ernst & Young LLP in their audit and assurance practice. He also worked for nine years at BB&T Capital Markets as an investment banker focused on retail and consumer product companies. He has been CFO of TRP since May 2011. He is also a certified public accountant.

David Coleman

Vice President – Production

David is currently the Vice President of Production of Tobacco Rag Processors, a title held since joining the company in 2002. David served as an operator and production manager at Standard from 1993 to 2001. David formerly worked as a clerk, dispatcher and yard manager at CSX Railroad. He also served in the United States Air Force.


Tobacco Rag is a North Carolina tobacco processor, seller and buyer that serves both American and international markets. We offer a comprehensive range of tobacco products and services for every phase of manufacturing. Contact us to see how we can enhance your business.