Professional Race Car Driver, Entrepreneur & Athlete. These three words describe Chapman Ducote’s myriad pursuits over the past two decades.
After graduating from the University of Miami in three years, Chapman Ducote accepted an investment banking position with Jeffries & Company in New York City for a brief one-year stint before he went on to money management and day trading with CIBC Oppenheimer in Texas. Chapman returned to Miami Beach and embarked on a series of successful deals, ranging from real estate investing and developing (with projects including the Brooklyn Hotel, the Pelican Garage, Iguana Point, and Coral Cay – a private island in the Bahamas) to building and maintaining several of his own companies
Currently, Chapman Ducote is the President and CEO of Merchant Services LTD, a full scale, vertically integrated credit card processing company headquartered in the heart of Miami Beach. Founded by Chapman in 2005, Merchant Services LTD has grown to over 500 employees and is a tier one merchant service processor that is certified by Visa/MasterCard and is a leading provider of merchant processing solutions and products nationwide and internationally. Chapman Ducote, Director of the Americas for Delta Powerboats, brings a lifetime of experience with boats of all sizes and a true passion for the business of yachting.