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Founded in 2011, Sehlke Consulting is a rapidly-growing Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) headquartered in Arlington, VA. Sehlke is a professional services and management consulting firm specializing in Financial Management, Acquisition Management, Program Management and Logistics Support Services.

We offer vital value added solutions to support the Federal government in several areas, which include; Audit Lifecycle Support solutions such as FIP/FIAR, A-123, FMFIA and Property Management; Analytics solutions related to Accounting and Inventory; Acquisition Management solutions such as Procurement and Contracting Support, and Source Selection; Financial Systems solutions such as System Integration and Migration and FISCAM; Business Process Reengineering solutions such as Organizational Performance Improvement and Lean Six Sigma.

We help the Government transform their business and financial systems to achieve their goals. We enable technologies to optimize business processes and operational performance. We successfully unite technical expertise, technology, and effective communication to achieve increased accuracy, efficiency, and compliance in order to mitigate risk.

We have a history working with defense agencies, such as the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC), the Department of the Navy (DoN), and the United States Army. Our qualified professionals have direct industry experience allowing us to manage and prioritize activities, leverage best practices, and deliver mature methodologies. Over 83% of our client-facing employees are military veterans and include Financial Management Officers, Chief Warrant Officers, and Enlisted personnel. Collectively, our team has over 200 years of Federal experience.

 

HUBZone

The Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone) program was enacted into law as part of the Small Business Reauthorization Act of 1997 . The program falls under the auspices of the U.S. Small Business Administration. The program encourages economic development in historically underutilized business zones – “HUBZones” – through the establishment of preferences. SBA’s HUBZone program is in line with the efforts of both the Administration and Congress to promote economic development and employment growth in distressed areas by providing access to more federal contracting opportunities. The program’s benefits for HUBZone-certified companies include:

  • Competitive and sole source contracting
  • 10% price evaluation preference in full and open contract competitions, as well as subcontracting opportunities.

The federal government has a goal of awarding 3% of all dollars for federal prime contracts to HUBZone-certified small business concerns.

SDVOSB

The purpose of the Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Concern Procurement Program is to provide procuring agencies with the authority to set acquisitions aside for exclusive competition among service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns, as well as the authority to make sole source awards to service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns if certain conditions are met. (See Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 13 C.F.R. § 125.8-125.10).The Veterans Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development Act of 1999 (Public Law 106-50) established an annual government-wide goal of not less than 3% of the total value of all prime contract and subcontract awards for participation by small business concerns owned and controlled by service-disabled veterans.

On December 16, 2003, the Veterans Benefits Act of 2003 (Public Law 108-183) was passed by Congress. Section 308 of the Act (Public Law 108-183) established a procurement program for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Concerns (SDVOSBC). This procurement program provides that federal contracting officers may restrict competition to SDVOSBCs and award a sole source or set-aside contract where certain criteria are met.

An order signed by former President George W. Bush on October 20, 2004, directs all federal agencies to implement Executive Order 13360 (EO 13360). EO 13360, in conjunction with various Small Business Acts, establishes a goal of at least 3% of Federal contracting for Service Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses and gives agency contracting officers the authority to reserve certain procurements for SDVOBs.

As a service-disabled veteran-owned small  business (SDVOSB), we help government agencies achieve socio-economic contracting goals.

SWaM

The SWaM Procurement Initiative was established to enhance business opportunities for small, women- and minority-owned businesses and to ensure a level playing field for all small businesses in the Commonwealth of Virginia. SWaM is the acronym for Small, Women- and Minority-owned businesses. A SWaM vendor is a business that has been certified by the Virginia Department of Minority Business Enterprise and is listed in the SWaM Vendor Directory.

On August 10, 2006, Governor Timothy Kaine signed Executive Order No. 33 (2006) focusing on enhancing business opportunities for small, women- and minority-owned (“SWaM”) businesses. Governor Kaine set forth a 40% goal of purchases from SWaMs for the Commonwealth and established a Small Business Set-Aside Program, as well as several other initiatives for state agencies and departments to enhance SWaM participation in procurement activities.

Sehlke Consulting fully supports, understands the importance of, and appreciates the initiatives of local and state government in supporting small businesses that fit these criteria. To learn more about this program, visit the DMBE site (www.dmbe.virginia.gov). Please let us know if you have questions about the Virginia SWaM program or Sehlke Consulting’s participation.

CDFM

The American Society of Military Comptrollers (ASMC) offers the Certified Defense Financial Manager (CDFM) educational program and certification designation to those persons desiring to demonstrate proficiency in the core aspects of defense financial management.The DoD Authorization Act FY2012 signed by President Obama empowers the Secretary of Defense to ” … prescribe professional certification and credential standards” for the financial management community. The CDFM is one of the professional certification programs recognized by the DoD.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Contact: Chad Sehlke, MBA, CDFM
Phone: 703-600-9626
Fax: 877-353-7172
Email: chad.sehlke@sehlkeconsulting.com
Website: www.sehlkeconsulting.com
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