Michael Gitlen is a Certified Public Accountant with over twenty five years of Federal Contracting experience. He has held positions of increasing responsibility at United Technologies Corporation, Kaman Aerospace, FARaero, and Bartlett Services, Inc.
Mr. Gitlen has designed and implemented government contract accounting systems, developed forward pricing rates and has prepared Incurred Cost Submissions and Government proposals both on a FAR Part 15 Cost basis and a FAR Part 12 Commercial Item basis.
Additionally Mr. Gitlen prepared a DFAR External Restructuring proposal, resulting from a merger, for a “Fortune 100 Company”, exceeding $500M. He has lectured locally on Federal Acquisition matters at the annual Boston NCMA conference at Bentley University and nationally at the DoD National SBIR Conference in Washington DC.
Mr. Gitlen served as the NDIA (National Defense Industrial Association) New England chapter President for the ten year period 2002 – 2012 which successfully hosted the 2006 & 2009 NDIA National Small Business Conference in Newport, R.I.
Mr. Gitlen has a B.S. in Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, a M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Connecticut and a M.S. in Accounting from the University of Hartford.