Meet The Team

Our professional staff includes MBAs, a certified financial analysis, and a customer retention expert. We have particular expertise in compliance, training, and staffing.

 Dr. Connell Wise, DDiv
Founder & CEO
Washington D.C. Native| Social Entrepreneur| Dreamer| Advocate|

Connell Wise, DDIv is the former Founder & CEO of the United States Youth Chamber of Commerce and former Commissioner to the DC Mayor’s Commission on National and Local Service. Wise currently serves as the Founder & Managing Partner of Connell Wise & Associates, LLC. He is also a Serves on the Board of the National Youth Right Association and is the former Deputy Treasurer for the DC Chapter of the National Black MBA Associations and the form treasurer of the Ward Five Council on Education.  
"Do Better... Be Better"
-Connell Wise, DDiv
Wise is an Active Member of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, the Society of Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, National Association of Accredited Small Business Consultant, National Association of Certified Public Bookkeepers and National Notary Association. Wise holds two undergraduate degrees, an Associates of Business Management, a Bachelor’s of Arts and a Masters & Doctorate of Divinity. Wise is currently working on his Executive Masters of Business Administration at The Jack Welch Management Institute and his PsyD in Industrial-Organizational Psychology.
Sheeva Azma, M.S.
Isaiah King
Senior Research Consultant
Associate Intern
Isaiah was born in Maryland and raised in the D.C. area. Business and Entrepreneurship have always held interest in his life. He is a passionate and hard-working individual who always brings a fresh and outside-of-the-box approaching to anything he is tasked with. He is currently enrolled in School Without Walls here in Washington D.C. and has already completed an internship in the Tech & Innovation office of the DC Department of Small and Local Business Development. This background gives Isaiah the uncanny ability to find options and opportunities in what others may see as problems, and he is one of those rare individuals who you truly enjoy working with.

In the office, Isaiah is responsible for our social media presence. He is also one of the team members you will most likely speak with when you contact our company; he adheres to a strict schedule and will ensure you do the same. While away from work, Isaiah is a singer/songwriter and he performs in a nonprofit organization called The Musicianship Washington Youth Choir.
Sheeva Azma earned her B.S. from MIT and an M.S. from Georgetown in Neuroscience. She has over 15 years of experience in scientific research and 4 years of freelance science and business writing experience for companies, academia, blogs, and other organizations.

She has worked on Capitol Hill in the House of Representatives and was selected in 2013 to be an Early Career Policy Advocate by the Society for Neuroscience
Is Connell Wise & Associates Senior Research Consultant.. 
Keith Streicher
Senior Veteran Advisor & Partner
Keith Streicher is a young, decorated, and disabled Iraq War veteran. He bravely enlisted to serve his country in the mountains of the Republic of South Korea and in the valleys of Iraq Anbar province. Following his service, Mr. Streicher completed his bachelor’s degree at the Catholic University of America and served Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes-Norton as an intern, Congressman Beto O'Rourke as a Military Legislative Assistant, and the Obama administration as a White House intern and United States Department of Veterans Affairs Secretarial Appointee advising the Secretary, the department, and the United States Congress on veteran’s issues as a veteran’s expert.
In 2015, Mr. Streicher was recruited by the Democratic Party of Wisconsin and appointed in November 2015-2016 to the Russ for Wisconsin Veterans Advisory Council where he served as an advisor to US Senate Candidate Russ Feingold. In 2017, he served as a Delegate to the Wisconsin Democratic Party Convention. He is the former Assistant Director of the American Legion National Headquarters Veterans Rehabilitation division and Outreach and Recruitment Director for the National Association for Black Veterans.

Keith Streicher is currently the founder and Executive Director of the DC-based nonprofit known as Veterans Leadership Coalition (VLC). The VLC mission is to bridge the gap between individual silos of veteran’s services and provide information, resources, and advocacy on behalf of the veteran, service member, guardsmen, reserves and their families. Mr. Streicher joined the firm in 2018 heading up our Veteran Affairs division.