McLean, Va.– Heartland Consulting, a leading 8(a) provider of technology and management consulting services to government organizations is pleased to announce the appointment of Former Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Alford McMichael to its Board of Advisors. Sergeant Major McMichael (Retired) is the CEO and President for McMichael Services Group, LLC, providing critical client support solutions in the areas of physical and cyber security. He also currently serves as a Leadership Development Coach for NewDay USA, a leading VA mortgage lender serving America’s veterans and their families.

Sergeant Major McMichael (Retired) served as a member of the Education Foundation Board of Directors for the American Financial Services Association. He also served as a member of two Congressional Task Forces that was appointed by the President of the United States, focusing on the prevention of domestic violence and sexual harassment throughout the U.S. armed services.

His previous experience also includes the position of Managing Director for Pinnacle Five, a firm helping veterans and their families with a productive transition to civilian life. Sergeant Major McMichael (Retired) also served on the Board of Directors for National Association for Uniformed Services (NAUS). He promoted a strong national defense and protection of the benefits earned through service and sacrifice in the uniformed services.