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Guidepost Solutions Grows Leadership Team with the Rehire of Louis J. Milione

September 19, 2023 - Louis J. Milione returns to Guidepost Solutions as President of Global Investigations and Regulatory Compliance

Guidepost Solutions, a global leader in domestic and international investigations, compliance solutions, monitoring, and security and technology consulting, today announced that Louis J. Milione has rejoined the firm as President of Global Investigations and Regulatory Compliance.

Prior to his return, Milione served as the DEA’s Principal Deputy Administrator. As the DEA’s second in command, Milione led an agency of more than 10,000 public servants – including 5,000 Special Agents, 800 Intelligence Analysts, and 700 Diversion Investigators – who work in DEA’s 334 offices around the globe.

From 2017 until 2021, Milione served as a Senior Managing Director with Guidepost Solution’s Monitoring, Compliance, and Investigations practice where he conducted sensitive international and domestic investigations and started the company’s Controlled Substances Act (CSA)/Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) DEA Compliance Practice.

“Lou’s return to Guidepost is a cause for excitement. His leadership experience and significant expertise conducting complex investigations and navigating regulatory compliance matters positions us for continued growth,” said Julie Myers Wood, CEO, Guidepost Solutions. “We eagerly anticipate the positive impact he will bring to our firm.”

Prior to joining Guidepost Solutions in 2017, Milione served for more than 20 years with the DEA overseeing global investigations and ensuring pharmaceutical regulatory compliance. From 2015-2017, he led the DEA’s Diversion Control Division as Assistant Administrator, regulating more than 1.65 million DEA registrants across the entire pharmaceutical supply chain.

Before leading DEA’s Diversion Control Division, Milione served as the Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAC) of DEA’s Bilateral Investigations Unit (BIU), which is part of DEA’s Special Operations Division. For more than a decade, from his selection as a founding member of the BIU in 2002, through his promotion to, and tenure as ASAC, Milione and his teams operated throughout Africa, Asia, Latin America, Central America, and Europe, spearheading some of the Justice Department’s most sensitive and significant criminal investigations.

“Guidepost’s global reach, outstanding group of professionals, and proven track record delivering results for a broad range of clients is what sets this firm apart,” said Milione.  “I’m thrilled to rejoin the Guidepost Solutions team.”