Allen “Gus” Gustafson brings 26 years of Military and Federal Law Enforcement experience to the Windward team. Gus retired from Federal service at the end of last year. He has over 11 years of progressive leadership experience steering operations and training organizations to successful outcomes. In his last assignment, he served as the Director of the National Marine Training Center for Customs and Border Protection (CBP) where he was responsible for the training and certification for all of Air and Marine Operations and U.S. Border Patrol Riverine nationally.
Gus is thoroughly versed in Marine Operations, project/program management, financial/resource administration, and leadership. He is a graduate of the CBP Second Level Command Prep and the University of Maryland Smith School of Business Leadership Institute. He was honorably discharged from the U.S. Marine Corps in 1992 following combat operations during Operation Desert Storm. Gus brings over 20 years of marine experience and holds a USCG 100 gross ton masters license.
Gus has been married to Kelly Gustafson for 25 years and has two sons, Tanner and Peyton.