Chuck Gulotta graduated from Virginia Tech in 1997 with a PhD in clinical child psychology. He has worked as behavioral psychologist for 15 years and is currently the Program Director of the Pediatric Feeding Disorder Program at the Kennedy Krieger Institute and The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. The Kennedy Krieger Institute is an internationally recognized institution dedicated to improving the lives of children and adolescents with pediatric developmental disabilities and disorders of the brain and spine. As the Program Director of Pediatric Feeding Disorders Unit he directs both inpatient and outpatient care as well as conducts outcome research on pediatric feeding disorders. Chuck also works part time as a contractor for the Veterans Administration conducting mental health exams for returning veterans.
In 2000 Chuck and his wife Ashley Hanahan purchased a small farm and began breeding suri alpacas as way to relax and enjoy the country life. They currently live on a 9 acre farm, Arcadia Hollow Alpaca Farm, LLC in Manchester, Maryland where the raise suri alpacas as well sell alpaca fiber and products in their farm store. Over the past 11 years in the alpaca industry Chuck has served as treasurer and board member for both the Maryland Alpaca Breeders Association and the MidAtlantic Alpaca Breeders Association (MAPACA). He has also organized and run as a volunteer the MAPACA Jubilee from 2006-2008.