James C. Tapp – Managing Partner
After graduating from the U. S. Military Academy at West Point, Mr. Tapp spent four years in various leadership positions in the U.S. Army Infantry, finishing his career as a Mechanized Infantry Company Commander in the U.S. Army Rapid Deployment force. After completion of his military service, he joined Mobil Oil Corporation.
At Mobil, he held positions in engineering, sales, marketing and management. During his tenure at Mobil, his responsibilities included; the development of new distribution channels, the merging of key distributors, and marketing and financial consultation to privately held distributors within the organization.
In 1996, Mr. Tapp formed Summit Acquisitions Group, LLC, a mergers and acquisitions a firm offering comprehensive mergers, acquisition and business development services.
Mr. Tapp has owned and operated several businesses. In his capacity as founder and managing partner of Summit Acquisitions Group, Mr. Tapp has been the lead intermediary in over 100 mergers and acquisitions transactions. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and an MBA.