USAF, Ret.

Fenix Group, Inc. is proud to announce the latest addition to our advisory board. Fenix Group’s advisory board members are comprised of trusted leaders in the defense, cyber and investment banking industries, and are known for being experts in their fields. As advocates and ambassadors of Fenix Group, the board supports the executive and management teams through strategic analysis and consultation. Please take a moment to learn more about the newest member of the Fenix Group Advisory Board, Major General Michael J. Kingsley, USAF, Ret.

Maj. Gen. Michael J. Kingsley completed his exemplary career in service to our Nation as the Chief of Staff, Headquarters U.S. Africa Command. He was responsible for synchronizing the activities of and ensuring the proper functioning of the command’s joint and interagency staff. He was also responsible for the integration and cross-directorate communication necessary to ensure the U.S. Africa Command staff executes and fulfills the Commander’s intent for all Department of Defense activities in the U.S. Africa Command area of responsibility.

General Kingsley received his commission through the Officer Training School in 1984. He has held positions at the Air Staff, Joint Special Operations Command and Joint Staff. He previously commanded the 20th Special Operation Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Fla., Aviation Tactics Evaluation Group, Fort Bragg, N.C, the Air Force Inspection Agency, Kirtland AFB, N.M., and the 23rd Air Force, Hurlburt Field, Fla. He is a command pilot with more than 3,200 flying hours, primarily in MH-53J/M, HH-3 and UH-1. Prior to assuming his current position, he was the Director, International Security Assistance Force/Non- Security Ministries Ministerial Advisory Group, Kabul, Afghanistan. (Official Biography (

He now provides strategic leadership and guidance through his firm Kingsley Consulting, LLC, as an independent consultant supporting defense business strategies and growth in the aerospace and defense sector. His experience includes over 20 years of senior management experience in defense and aerospace organizations ranging in size from 30 to 3,000 professionals culminating as the Chief of Staff for US Africa Command. An exceptional leader and team builder with superb organizational, people, and communication skills. His guidance and strategic vision add tremendous value to the Fenix Group team.