Chris Mangum - Senior Associate


Chris is a Senior Associate and Sales Executive who is responsible for deal sourcing at TCEP. His background includes working with Private Equity Groups in locating expansion opportunities, bringing business owners and sellers in the "Main St." marketplace together for successful transactions.

Chris is a business and sales executive who has been helping people in the private and public sector for over 30 years, bringing a vast amount of experience to the table in helping his clients achieve success. Chris’s background includes manufacturing control systems, medical and engineering IT solutions, industrial remediation systems, engineering services, and business consulting. In addition, Chris has owned two companies involved in every facet of the business, each with revenues of over $1 million dollars. It is this background, along with the commitment to see business owners succeed in reaching their goals, that makes Chris a special asset to TCEP.

Chris holds a BA from the University of North Carolina. Also, Chris serves his community through the Habitat for Humanity, UNC Children’s Hospital, The Triangle United Way and The Eno River Conservancy.

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David Boykin - Founder/Principal


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David Boykin is the Founder and Principal of Tri-Cap Equity Partners.  David works directly with company owners, stakeholders and decision makers in helping them evaluate their options as they consider future strategies for their business. David understands the challenges of business ownership and the issues involved with exiting a business.

David has been involved in every facet of business ownership, from start-ups to acquisitions to turnarounds. Mr. Boykin has developed the unique ability to identify and acquire or stagnant companies and turn them into highly profitable businesses. Personally, David Boykin has completed over 15 buy/sell transactions for his own companies.  David has a wealth of experience in business operations, sales/sales management, marketing and financial analysis.

David holds BSBA Degree in Marketing from Western Carolina University. David is licensed as a Real Estate Broker in the state of North Carolina. David is actively involved with coaching youth baseball in the Raleigh, NC area.

Tri-Cap Equity Partners is a private investment group that is comprised of disciplined and experienced business operators and investors.  Our principals have a track record of growing healthy businesses, improving the profitability of struggling enterprises and investing in privately held and family owned companies.