Belinda Pinckney is a retired brigadier general in the U.S. Army and President and CEO of BHP Consulting, LLC, which offers mentoring, coaching and advice to corporate executives and helps companies develop relationships that lead to financial growth. Her consulting work focuses on leadership development, financial management, career planning, programs supporting military families and military transition.
Ms. Pinckney serves as chair of the Benefits Committee of the Virginia State Board for Veterans Services, which supports the state’s veterans and their families. Ms. Pinckney was the co-founder of the Partnership for American Veterans Employment and Education Solutions, a nonprofit that helps veterans transition from the military to civilian work life.
During her 34-year military career, Ms. Pinckney has served as Director of the Army’s Diversity and Inclusion Office, Commanding General of the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command, Deputy Director of the Defense Finance and Accounting Service in Arlington, VA and Congressional Appropriations Liaison Officer for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense Comptroller in Washington, DC among other command and staff positions in the United States and overseas.
Ms. Pinckney is the recipient of numerous military and civilian awards. In 2001, she became the first African-American woman inducted into the Officer Candidate School Hall of Fame and in 2007 she received the Army’s Order of the White Plume Award for leadership in the Army’s Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation programs.
Ms. Pinckney received a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Maryland, a Master of Public Administration Degree in Financial Management from Golden Gate University and a Master of Science Degree in National Resource Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces of the National Defense University.