Career History

U.S. House Representative – Commerce and Budget Committees, Republican House Leadership, leader of the Committee on Economic Development of the NATO Assembly; CEO, Harris Teeter; CFO, Ruddick Corp


B.A. in History, the University of North Carolina

M. B.A., The Darden School

Community Involvement

Board, The American College of Building Arts, the Civil War Preservation Trust, the American Civil War Museum and the Concord Coalition; Previous member, Mecklenburg Board of Commissioners; Past boards – Woodberry Forest School, The Darden School at the University of Virginia, Union Theological Seminary, and the Levine Museum of the New South; Organizing chair, Spirit Square Corp and WTVI Inc.; Public Fellow, the UNC Institute for Arts and Humanities


Ric Tapp, Jr.