Our History

Jacquie Sipes, Jim Govekar, and Cindy Whitmer were working for a large technology corporation when, in 2005, they joined forces and turned their vision for a different kind of company into reality.

They had each supported the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) for more than 20 years. Now, they began putting their unique understanding of the DoD’s cybersecurity culture, priorities, and technology to work in a new way.

Tapestry was soon working alongside DISA on major initiatives that changed how the DoD handles cyber defense. That included developing processes to help the DoD secure its technology assets (used by millions of employees), providing cybersecurity training to military members worldwide, and initiating innovative cloud solutions.

In 2013, Eric Mellott and Angie Fogelsonger joined the executive team and began expanding engineering capabilities beyond cybersecurity and brought a focused approach to strategic growth. With just a handful of employees at the time, their experience and expertise helped them win a series of competitively bid DoD contracts.

Tapestry’s business model, focused on strong leadership, quality employees, and customer success, has fostered a level of growth that has garnered national recognition. Still, Tapestry has managed that growth in a way that keeps the small-business environment intact while offering world-class resources to employees and customers alike.

Recent accolades for business growth include:

  • On Inc. magazine’s “Inc. 5000,” a prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing companies
  • Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies