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

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.

Alice Perry

Alice Perry, is the Vice President of Gula Graham. Ms. Perry joined Gula Graham in January 2011 after serving as the Finance Director for Congressman Billy Long’s (R-MO) 2010 congressional campaign. The campaign raised over $1 million during the 2010 cycle.

In 2009 Ms. Perry served as the Deputy Political Director for a gubernatorial candidate in Georgia, managing a staff of ten field representatives and assisting the Deputy Campaign Manager in running the day-to-day grassroots operation, including over 1500 volunteers.

Alex Bolton

Alex Bolton joined Gula Graham in February 2017.  Before his joining Gula Graham, Alex worked at a premier advertising firm in the DC area that focused on major Senate and House battleground races for 2016 cycle. Previously, Alex directed Congressman Scott Tipton’s 2014 reelection by 22 points and organized Americans For Prosperity’s lobby presence in the Colorado State Capitol and Grassroots Operations in the Denver Metro area.
He was born and raised in Colorado and graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelor's degree in Political Science and Ethnic Studies.

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.

Margaret Hardin

Margaret Hardin joined Gula Graham as a Staff Assistant 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. 

Reid Nickle

Reid Nickle joined Gula Graham in June of 2015 after interning in the Gula Graham office four seperate summers. Mr. Nickle spent half of the 2014 summer working in the offices of Ogilvy Government Relations. 

A native of South Bend, IN. Mr. Nickle graduated from Wake Forest University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Politics and International Affairs. 

Marie Policastro

Marie Policastro joined Gula Graham in May 2017 after spending a year teaching English in Caen, France. Previously, Ms. Policastro worked in development for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and held an internship in the office of Congressman Steve Chabot (R-OH). 

Ms. Policastro was raised in Cincinnati, OH and graduated from The College of William and Mary with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and French & Francophone Studies. 

Paris Pope

Paris Pope joined Gula Graham in February 2017 after graduating with honors from the University of Mississippi with a B.S. 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.