Austin Entrepreneurs: The Giarratanos

Donna and Gary Giarratano of Phoenix Management, Inc.

With more than 20 years of service in the United States Air Force, retired Chief Master Sergeant Gary Giarratano has the education and experience needed to run his Austin business, Phoenix Management, Inc. Gary and spouse, Donna, have managed and operated the service-disabled, veteran-owned government contracting business for the past decade.

Small Business, Big Contracts

Phoenix Management was founded in 1992 by Donna’s parents, Marjorie and Leonard Strickland. Today, Gary and Donna own the business. In fact, Donna grew up learning every aspect in the business, from proposal development to operations and finance. The Giarratanos continue to grow the business by establishing strong relationships with their clients. To date, Phoenix Management Inc. has successfully bid and managed over 75 government contracts, including its acquisition of Defense Contract Services, Inc. in 2015.

“We’re very proud to support our federal customers in every branch of the military, and provide jobs to hundreds of veterans across the country.”

Committed to Excellence

As business owners, the Giarratanos wear a lot of hats. From writing cost proposals to developing strategic direction, they’re always making sure that they’re fostering growth with their staff and providing excellent service to their clients. When you’re running a business like Phoenix Management, it can get complicated. The ability to access their bank account through an app saves trips to the bank for tasks like check deposits and bill pay.

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