Nicole Geller is CEO and Founder of GCS, Inc., a premier provider of acquisition, program and financial management services and solutions for the federal market. A seasoned executive with extensive experience building and leading teams of experts, Ms. Geller founded GCS in 1995. Today the firm employs more than 200+ highly skilled professionals and serves a nationwide customer base of federal agencies and government contractors. GCS has been ranked in the 2012 Top 10 annual listing of the 50 Fastest-Growing US Women-Led Companies, 2012 Washington Business Journal’s Fast 50, SMARTCEO Govstar Awards in 2012, Future 50 Award 2012 and 2013 and has been included 4 years running on the “Inc. 5000” list.
Leveraging her proven ability to find, structure, and lead mission-focused teams of subject matter experts, Ms. Geller built GCS to deliver exceptional professional services that ensures effective management of programs, budgets, and large-scale acquisitions. Today, GCS’ customers include the Department of Homeland Security, General Services Administration, as well as several national intelligence agencies.
Nicole credits the C200 Mentor Protégé Program as a key contributor to her firm’s growth and helped solidify her commitment to grow the business long term. Through hands on instruction, encouragement, direct member connections, and on-going mentoring by seasoned C200 executives Beverly Bailey and Marsha Meyers, Nicole grew her business more than 200% after she completed the C200 mentor Protégé Program. Nicole’s goal was to join C200 as a member. That goal was achieved. Nicole has served as a C200 Regional Co-Chair for the DC region for three years.
Ms. Geller is an appointed board member of George Mason University, College of the Humanities and Social Sciences Advisory Board, the charitable organization, The Women’s Center located in northern Virginia, and to the National Contracts Management Association Executive Advisory Board.