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TAPE's Executive Leadership

TAPE is a Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned, Woman-Owned Small Business (SDVO/WOSB) dedicated to keeping the nation safe and strong by providing technology services, training and readiness solutions as well as management consulting to the Federal government.

We are skilled systems developers and engineers, instructional designers and subject matter experts (SMEs), resource modelers, and logisticians committed to delivering innovative solutions that solve our customers’ challenges.

Chief Executive Officer, President

Louisa L. Jaffe

TAPE CEO Louisa Jaffe

As co-founder and CEO/President of TAPE, Ms. Jaffe manages TAPE’s business affairs, client and corporate relations, and marketing outreach. Most recently, she stood up a new Products Division, which will focus on a new approach to training.

As Lieutenant Colonel Louisa Long Cullem, she served in the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) and the U.S. Army Reserve for 28 years.

Executive Vice President, General Manager

Ted Harrison

Mr. Harrison joined TAPE in 2018 as Executive Vice President and General Manager. In this role, he leads the planning and execution of business operations and internal growth. He is responsible for the management of all operations personnel within TAPE’s various programs as well as corporate administrative personnel.

A 37-year Army veteran, Mr. Harrison retired at the rank of Major General. His areas of expertise include team building, strategic planning, resource development, and acquisition.

Senior Vice President, Chief Growth Officer

John Moore

Mr. Moore joined TAPE in 2018 as Director of Capture Management and was promoted in 2020 to Senior Vice President, Chief Growth Officer within the Executive Staff. In this role, he leads the planning and execution of business development, capture, proposals, and marketing. 

He focuses on corporate growth and building lasting relationships with TAPE’s government and industry partners. 

Vice President, Operations

Stu Wharton

Mr. Wharton joined TAPE in 2021 as Vice President, Operations. In this role, he is responsible for the management of TAPE program execution and overall supervision of employees supporting TAPE’s various programs/contracts. He also leads, develops, mentors, and manages program managers.

From 2011 to 2016, Mr. Wharton served as TAPE’s Director, Naval and Cyber Accounts and additionally as Program Manager for two programs from 2013 to 2016.

In Memoriam

TAPE Co-Founder

William W. Jaffe

William Jaffe Professional Portrait

Mr. William Jaffe was a co-founder and the Executive Vice President/Chief Growth Officer for TAPE. He was responsible for TAPE’s aggressive, high-growth strategy, focusing on corporate development, including certifications (ISO 9001), M&A, IDIQ PMO, Mentor-Protégé (both as Protégé to a large integrator and as Mentor to a small fellow SDVOSB) and corporate proposal responsibilities.  Mr. Jaffe’s blog – FederalSmallBizSavvy.com – is a virtual dialogue with other rapidly-growing small and mid-tier Federal contractors.  Readers of his blog will benefit from TAPE and its partners’ proven experience and expertise in crafting small business growth strategies that are flexible, adaptable, practical, and successful. 

Mr. Jaffe also served as President of the CEO Roundtable for the Mid-Tier Advocacy.  This non-partisan organization is made up of the country’s top veteran-owned, service disabled, hub-zone certified, minority-owned and woman-owned businesses and works towards the elimination of the competitive disadvantage facing mid-tier government support services companies.