BlackHorse Announces Industry-Leading Board of Advisors

August 29, 2019 - 5 min read

By BlackHorse Solutions, Inc.

BlackHorse Solutions is excited to welcome the first key members of our new board of advisors – John Mulholland, Craig Nixon, and Frank Cilluffo. We’re thrilled and honored to have them in our corner, helping to drive BlackHorse’s mission focus and growth.

As distinguished experts and leaders in the national security industry, each member brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our organization. As we continue to focus on customers first and expand our solution capabilities, their input to our company’s vision will be invaluable to our future.

About John

John F. Mulholland is a career U.S. Army Special Forces officer and retired Lieutenant General. Now an independent consultant, he works with people and organizations seeking to bring new capabilities and ideas to national security challenges. He is a Distinguished Member of the First Special Force Regiment, and a Furman University Distinguished Alumnus.

About Craig

Craig Nixon is a retired Army Brigadier General, CEO and entrepreneur. After retiring from the military he joined McChrystal Group as one of the original partners, and then served as the CEO of ACADEMI and Constellis Group – a global leader in security and training. In 2017 he was inducted into the Ranger Hall of fame and Auburn University Montgomery's Top 50 Alumni.

About Frank

Frank J. Cilluffo is the director of Auburn University’s McCrary Institute and previously founded and directed the Center for Cyber & Homeland Security at George Washington University. Following the 9/11 terrorist attacks, he was appointed as a Special Assistant to the President for Homeland Security where he worked on a wide range of homeland security and counterterrorism strategies and policies. He was recently nominated by Congress to serve on the Cyber Solarium Commission and serves on the Department of Homeland Security’s Advisory Council.

“We’re pretty excited and honored to have John, Craig, and Frank joining our team as we deliver solutions to challenging problems in the information environment for elite customers. We will rely on their experience, vision, and commitment to mission as we build out next generation solutions.”

Mike Kushin President and CEO, BlackHorse Solutions

BlackHorse is a Small Business focused on securing the nation by understanding, exploiting and defending the information environment for our customers. Headquartered in Herndon, VA -- with offices in Tampa, FL, Denver, CO, Fayetteville, NC and the United Kingdom -- we support our Nation’s most pressing National Security needs through contracts with the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community, and other Government agencies. BlackHorse has openings in some of the most exciting areas of National Security, which can be found at We can also be found on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram; follow us!