Sector Leads

Brig. Gen. Ed Fienga,  Director

  • Air Force Sector Lead
  • Intelligence Sector Lead
  • Other DoD Sector Lead

_MG_4513-EditPrior to his final assignment as the Air Force’s Programmer, Mr. Fienga was the Deputy Director, Air, Space and Cyberspace Operations, Headquarters Air Force Space Command, where he was responsible for organizing, training, and equipping Air Force Space Command units for space and cyberspace operations and integrating space and cyber capabilities at the operational level of war and military operations.

Mr. Fienga is a graduate of The Citadel, The USAF’s Legislative Fellowship Program and the Belgium Defense School. Some of his other assignments include experience as an Airborne Weapons Director on the E-3A Airborne Warning and Control System, a Legislative Fellow on the personal staff of a US Senator, a joint space combat operations planner and a unit commander at the squadron and Air Base Group levels.


Chris Ziniti,  Director

  • Army Sector Lead

_MG_7027-EditMr. Ziniti brings nearly 25 years of military and private sector experience supporting the US Army, Department of Defense, and the Intelligence Community in the areas of program management, business development and line division management. A certified Program Management Professional (PMP), Chris has extensive leadership and program management experience building, managing and leading worldwide teams in the areas of financial management, logistics, engineering and C4ISR support. As a corporate executive, Chris has focused on personnel and revenue growth while consistently exceeding client expectations. His leadership experience has spanned the globe including operations across the United States, Europe, Korea and the Middle East. Chris is a member of the Program Management Institute (PMI), Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) and the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME). Mr. Ziniti received his BS degree from the United States Military Academy and his MBA from Bellevue University. An Army veteran, his military experience includes numerous aviation assignments operating UH-1 and RC-12 Guardrail aircraft including deployed support during Operation Iraqi Freedom.


Norbert Howard,  Director

  • Homeland Security and Civilian Sector Lead

_MG_7067-EditMr. Howard has over 27 years of professional experience with expertise in Federal Financial Systems Integration (Oracle R11i, R12, SAP, AMS Momentum), Federal Shared Service Provider based implementations, Federal Financial Management, Business Intelligence, Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V), Program Management for complex IT system projects and Business Development. His federal experience spans agencies and departments including Homeland Security, Education, Justice, Health and Human Services, Treasury, DOD, etc. He is a highly respected and effective leader that clients trust with their must difficult strategic and tactical challenges. Prior to joining Sehlke Consulting, he worked at several of the Big 4 accounting and consulting firms and small businesses serving the federal and commercial sectors. Norbert holds a degree in Accounting from Old Dominion University and a Master of Science in Technology Management from University of Maryland, UC. He also holds the following professional credentials, CPA, CISA, CMA, CIA, CFSA, CGFM, and PMP.



Conrad Symber,  Director

  • Navy Sector Lead


Mr. Symber leads Sehlke Consulting’s Navy Sector, to include client service delivery, personnel and project management, business development, and strategic growth. Mr. Symber is dedicated to helping the Navy achieve financial management, audit readiness and audit objectives by providing comprehensive technical guidance, developing innovative methodologies, and implementing strategies that improve operations while remaining compliant with federal accounting standards. He has successfully led complex and high-profile projects related to developing technical solutions and approaches to the Navy’s requirements related to audit, systems integration, and business process improvement. Prior to joining Sehlke Consulting, Mr. Symber played a lead role for the Installations & Logistics branch of the Marine Corps in marrying accounting and audit readiness with accountability through providing actionable and value-adding recommendations in compliance with evolving financial management, logistics, and federal accounting standards.

Mr. Symber holds an M.S. in Government Accounting from Rutgers University, a B.S. in Accounting from Felician College, and is a Certified Defense Financial Manager (CDFM).


Who We Are


Contact: Chad Sehlke, MBA, CDFM
Phone: 703-600-9626
Fax: 877-353-7172