President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Mr. Gulino serves as FCI’s President and CEO and is responsible for the firm’s strategic direction, including growth and investment strategies, operations, and the overall health of the firm. Mr Gulino joined FCI in July 2017 as a member of the Board of the Directors and to serve as Corporate Growth Strategist.
Mr. Gulino was most recently the President and CEO of Aegis, a large private security government contractor that was sold to GardaWorld in 2016 after four years of exponential growth under his leadership. Following the acquisition by GardaWorld, Mr. Gulino continues to serve as a senior consultant to Aegis (now known as Garda Federal Services).
Prior to joining Aegis, he had previously served as President and General Manager of ITT Defense (now part of Harris), doubling the business unit to over $2 billion in annual revenue. Mr. Gulino also served as President and COO of VT Griffin Services, playing a key role in acquisition of two companies and quadrupling revenue over a three year period. He began his career with PAE Government Services, establishing its Washington, D.C. operations and was instrumental in growing it six-fold during his tenure with the company.
Mr. Gulino holds a BA in Psychology and an MBA, both from Western Michigan University where he was recently awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award. He is a member of numerous defense industry organizations and previously served as Chairman of the Contract Services Association. Michael enjoys outdoor activities including target shooting, training bird dogs, upland game hunting, fly fishing and social golf.