About Us

Gula Graham was founded on a simple principal: Results. Results count. Results drive us. Our business was started because we wanted to represent Members of Congress that we wanted to be personally invested in; to share not only a business relationship with, but also a friendship.

We pride ourselves to be responsive to every email, phone call and request our clients ask of us. 

We are results driven. Every day our goal is to improve our efforts and process to maintain our position as the most respected and elite fundraising firm in Washington, DC. Continued focus on the task at hand and the development of measurable achievement produce the drive and determination that will maintain our position and keep us on the cutting edge of leadership. 


Our Team

Mike Gula

With over a decade of fundraising experience, Michael Gula is the co-founder of Gula Graham formed in January of 2009. Previously, Mr. Gula was the founder and president of Mike Gula & Associates.  Mr. Gula is also the co-founder of Prime Advocacy, a leading Washington, D.C. fly-in consulting firm, which specializes in event management, scheduling Congressional appointments and trip logistics for leading associations and corporations.


Jonathan Graham

In Loving Memory (1984 - 2018)

Jonathan Graham is the co-founder of Gula Graham formed in January of 2009. Mr. Graham is one of the co-founders of Prime Advocacy, a leading Washington, D.C. fly-in consulting firm.

Mr. Graham has extensive experience in major event fundraising, individual fundraising, direct mail fundraising and Federal Elections Commission (FEC) compliance. Prior to joining Mike Gula & Associates in 2006 as Vice President he served as the Finance Director for Congressman Chris Chocola’s (R-IN) for the 2004 and 2006 election cycle.


Paige Burton

Paige Burton joined Gula Graham in January 2015, following 2 years in the office of U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell. Previously, Ms. Burton served as the Finance Director for the Republican Party of Kentucky. 

A native of Frankfort, Kentucky, Ms. Burton graduated with honors from Centre College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government and History. 


Brittany Consolo

Brittany Consolo joined Gula Graham in January 2017 after proudly representing her home state on Capitol Hill in the office of Congressman Rodney Davis (R-IL) and later in the office of Congressman Robert Dold (R-IL). 

 Ms. Consolo hails from Wilmette, IL and graduated from Furman University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Science and History.


Ben Falkowski

Ben joined Gula Graham as Vice President in January 2019, bringing with him years of experience both in the field and on Capitol Hill.

He previously served as Chief of Staff to Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (R-IN), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee. Ben oversaw the Congresswoman's official and political operations, including all fundraising.


Margaret Hardin

Margaret Hardin joined Gula Graham in the role of Director of Operations in January 2017 after internships in the offices of Congressman Barry Loudermilk and Senator David Perdue.

Ms. Hardin was raised in Woodstock, GA and graduated with honors from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs. 


Max Mallane

Max Mallane joined Gula Graham in July of 2017 after interning in the Gula Graham office during the summer of 2016. Mr. Mallane spent the 2015 summer working for GS Strategy Group. 

A native of Boise, Idaho, Mr. Mallane graduated from the University of Idaho with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management.


Dillon McGregor

Dillon McGregor joined Gula Graham in January 2019 after working on Mike Braun’s Senate campaign in Indiana. Dillon previously worked for the Tennessee House Republican Caucus.

A native of Chattanooga, TN, Dillon graduated as a University Fellow from Samford University with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance. 


Madison Meyer

Madison Meyer joined Gula Graham in January 2019 after fundraising in her home state of Missouri. Madison proudly worked with Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) and Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-MO02), among other statewide elected officials. Before entering the fundraising world, Madison worked as a public accountant for PricewaterhouseCoopers.

 Mrs. Meyer, a native of St. Louis, MO, graduated with honors from the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor of Accountancy and Southeast Missouri State University with Master of Business Administration.


Paris Pope

Paris Pope joined Gula Graham in February 2017 after graduating with honors from the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor of Science degree in Integrated Marketing and Communications and a minor in Business. 
 
A native of Raleigh, North Carolina, Paris has previously worked in digital advertising and public relations.


Zac Rutherford

Zachary Rutherford joined Gula Graham in January 2019 after serving as political director for Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA). Previously, Mr. Rutherford served in his home state doing district outreach for Congressman Mark Sanford (R-SC01).

A native of Charleston, South Carolina, Mr. Rutherford graduated from The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina with a degree in Business Administration.