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WASHINGTON, DC | April 6, 2012 – TAPE CEO and President Louisa Jaffe was featured in the March 31 “The Boss” column of The New York Times business section under the headline “Military Metamorphosis.”  In the piece, Ms. Jaffe takes readers through a historical journey starting with her military service through to her success as the co-founder and CEO and President of TAPE, a government contracting company in Virginia. 

Throughout the story, Ms. Jaffe recaps how her father influenced her military service by his own service as part of the crew charged with loading the atom bomb into the Enola Gay in World War II.  She begins her story from when she first joined the Women Army Corps in 1974 through to her retirement as an U.S. Army reservist as a Lieutenant Colonel in 2002, after having been called to active duty in response to the events of September 11, 2001.  Ms. Jaffe also shares with readers how her father, whose enthusiasm for business, fueled her own entrepreneurial spirit which led her to start TAPE, with her husband Bill.  TAPE was founded in 2003 and in 2011 achieved annual revenues over $25 million.
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About TAPE
TAPE is a CVE-Verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned/Woman-Owned Small Business (SDVO/WOSB) headquartered in Kingstowne, Virginia.  TAPE is also known for its expertise in Program Management, Acquisition Support, Information Technology, Logistics, Operational Readiness, Training and Education,  Cyber Security/Warfare/Operations, and Intelligence.

TAPE maintains its cutting edge in the industry on behalf of its Federal clients, continuing to provide state-of-the-art support. The company’s innovative Rapid Reaction Excellence process (RaRE) ensures rapid delivery of operational readiness solutions to the warfighter.   A Center of Cyber Security Excellence provides computer security solutions to the government through TAPE’s CyberForge® services. TAPE has been consistently recognized for superior customer service, timely and high quality deliverables, cost effectiveness, and technologically advanced solutions.

Daria Gray
Senior Manager, Corporate Marketing and Communications
Direct:  703-924-6539

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