Sherry Holtz

Mission Momentum

Affiliated with Boardsource since 2017

About Sherry


Sherry Holtz is founder and principal consultant of Mission Momentum LLC, a consulting firm specializing in nonprofit leadership effectiveness, strategy development and implementation, and organization design and alignment. She brings her passion for mission-driven organizations and strengths in uncovering assets and areas for development, fostering shared understanding, creating and sustaining momentum, and building ownership and commitment to nonprofits.

As a collaborative, insightful, trustworthy, creative, and results-oriented guide, she leverages her capability in nonprofit leadership, facilitation, planning, team leadership, analysis, and change management to maximize potential within nonprofits for social impact. Her expertise areas include:

  • Nonprofit Board Composition & Assessment
  • Chief Executive Performance & Compensation
  • Nonprofit Leadership Development
  • Orientation & Onboarding
  • Strategy Development & Implementation
  • Organization Design & Alignment

Sherry is an experienced nonprofit board chair, nonprofit board member, consultant to nonprofit leaders, and multi-disciplined human resources leader in a not-for-profit, membership organization. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and Computer Science from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, a Master of Arts in Industrial Relations/Human Resources from the University of Minnesota, a Certificate of Nonprofit Board Consulting from BoardSource in Washington D.C., and a Certificate in Organization Design from the University of Southern California.

Consultant Information


Email: [email protected]

Website: www.missionmomentum.com

Location: Corcoran, Minnesota

Areas of Expertise: Board culture and dynamics, Board roles and responsibilities, CEO/Board chair coaching, CEO-Board partnership , Executive transition, Executive assessment and oversight, Governance structures, Strategic board composition, Strategic planning and visioning, Succession planning

Areas of Engagement: Board self-assessment review and action planning, Board education retreat or seminar, Ongoing governance coaching and advising, Governance structure and design, Facilitation of important board conversations

Mission Areas: Advocacy organizations, Associations, Community foundations, Corporate volunteerism programs, Federated organizations, Founder-led organizations , Private foundations, Religiously-affiliated organizations, Small-budget organizations, Social justice organizations

Virtual Work Availability: Flexible, based on needs