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Ernest Ehlinger

Ernest (Ernie) Ehlinger


How I Might Be Able to Assist

Contact me for questions on practical application of quality management concepts and tools in your workplace or for any academic projects.

For small business related challenges/success stories.

For questions relating to internal and external consulting skills and careers.

Professional Projects or Initiatives of Interest

Guided three organizations improvement efforts, one was nationally recognized as a national Baldrige Quality award winner.

Established the metrics program for a large organization.

Conducted numerous shop floor Lean Six Sigma, team based improvement projects.

Established strategic plans for numerous organizations from a $120m agency to a church of 200.

National Baldrige Examiner, State of Virginia Senate Productivity and Quality Award Judge.



Human Resources Development (MA) Marymount 
US Army Command & General Staff College (MS equivalent)
Organizational Effectiveness Masters Certificate (Marymount) 
Project Management Professional (PMI)

Courses Taught

National Graduate School for Quality Management
Project Management, Strategic Planning, Benchmarking,
Intro to Quality Systems, Performance Management,
Business Analysis (Lean Thinking) Masters Business,
Projects I,II, III

University of Maryland, University College
Small Business Management

Professional Experience

Current: E-3 Federal Solutions/N.E.T. Inc.
Sr. Business Analyst, Lead consultant for high performance organization initiatives (Federal Facilities Directorate, Pentagon).

Booz Allen Hamilton: Consultant for Organizational Strategy and Change (Various national and intern’l clients)

Apex Inc./LynnMaris LLC: Small business owner and Business Transformation Consultant

HQDA, Army: Office of the Chief of Staff, Responsible for the Army-wide Quality Program and Sec Army staff consultant. (Ret) Army officer.

Publications and Lectures

Leadership for Total Army Quality Pamphlet, Army Regulation(AR) 5-1 Army Management Philosophy

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