Mr. Tapson began his business career early in life as an insurance agent for his father, eventually owning the agency. He graduated with honors with a Bachelor’s Degree from Ouachita Baptist University and holds a Master of Divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He became licensed for investments in 2007. Mr. Tapson holds the Series 7, 63, and 65 securities licenses. He is also licensed to sell life and health insurance (Ark. Ins. Lic. #9582697). In 2009, Mr. Tapson joined Cardinal Investment Group. In addition to advising his clients in financial planning and investments, he brings expertise with variable annuity analysis, financial counseling, and fiduciary issues of 401(k) retirement plans. Mr. Tapson is also the pastor of Woodlawn Baptist Church in Little Rock. He is married to Linda who is an accomplished pianist and musician. They have three daughters who all live in the central Arkansas area and, most importantly, have given Mitch and Linda four granddaughters and four grandsons. He is a member of the Conway Chamber of Commerce.