Tracy Guarino

Tracy Guarino founded Guarino Advisors partnering with subject matter experts to deliver proven strategy to guard and protect your business.

As the former CEO of ForceX, she led the successful sale of ForceX to a multibillion-dollar defense company. Tracy sees opportunities throughout a company and creates sound strategies to drive growth and development, working with leaders to expand their thinking and develop a clear, concise strategy.

Tracy is a valued and credible voice in risk advisement, financial decision-making, selecting strategic partners and establishing governance boundaries.

Deep Experience in C4ISR

C4ISR is an acronym that stands for using Command, Control, Communication and Computers for Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance. She developed aerospace technology to assist our armed forces in apprehending terrorists.

Tracy oversaw reengineering of ForceX’s software offerings, that allowed it to enter global and domestic law enforcement, paramilitary and military operations. She repositioned ForceX as a recognized and credible player in the global C4ISR industry. Their technology is also applicable to assist law enforcement and natural disaster responders around the world.

At ForceX, Tracy strengthened financial forecasting and analysis for more agile business decisions. She designed crucial internal controls, government compliance procedures, and contracting and finance functions that ensured compliance with government auditing practices.

Consulting Services

In addition, Tracy and her network of trusted advisors consult with start-ups and companies to access risk, especially when making digital transitions or responding to new trends. She serves as a civic business leader with in-depth understanding of the challenges of emerging technology. Tracy maintains close relationships with leaders in government, economic development, and education. Her strength is forming innovative and collaborative partnerships with business and civic leaders.


Tracy earned an MBA from Vanderbilt University’s Owen School of Management and is a Certified Public Accountant.