Kenneth Sonnenberg

Kenneth Sonnenberg

Budget Officer
Office of Administrative Management

Kenneth Sonnenberg is currently the Budget Officer for NIMHD. His primary duties include overseeing all aspects of the NIMHD budget, as well as managing the day-to-day activities of NIMHD Financial Management Branch. This includes budget formulation, execution, and presentation. He is the primary point of contact to the NIH Office of Budget as it pertains to the organization and submission of all NIMHD budget-related information, such as the NIMHD Congressional Justification, actuals, and quarterly/yearly operating plan.

Mr. Sonnenberg came to the NIH in 2008 through the Administrative Fellows Program, where he was placed in the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) Financial Management Branch as a budget analyst. In this position his primary duties included overseeing the R&D contracts portfolio and gift funds, as well as working on NIH Office of Budget data calls for projects such as the NINDS Congressional Justification. In 2015, he joined NIMHD, where he would become the lead budget analyst in charge of the NIMHD Extramural Research Budget.

Ken earned a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Maryland. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in government and politics from the University of Maryland, College Park.

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