About Us

Southern Imaginations, LLC (SILLC) provides strategic Grants Management and Technology consulting services to Commercial, Not-for-Profit, and For-Profit organizations.

Our professional consultations mobilize the right people, skills, and technologies to help organizations achieve their goals and objectives by utilizing an efficient, results-oriented approach.

Our Mission

We help those who help others.


In 2006, we embarked on a journey to help organizations in need. Over the years, we’ve helped more than 500 organizations across the continental United States, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.

We’re proud to have made a difference in the lives of so many communities, and we’re looking forward to continuing our work in the years to come.

Who We Serve

Southern Imaginations works with bold, ambitious leaders who are not satisfied with the status quo. 

We provide strategic management and technology consulting services to commercial, not-for-profit, and for-profit organizations.

Utilizing key strategic tools, we partner with public-sector entities to implement change, improve performance, and ultimately help do the work they do, even better.

Meet The Team

Hear What Our Clients Have To Say


I can honestly say that in all of my years with the Community Action and Head Start network, you have been by far the best consultant I have had the pleasure of working with.

Tres Hamilton

“Shelby provided fresh insight and guidance on payroll, personnel change notices (PCN’s) and procurement. He was down to earth, relatable, and well received by members of the fiscal team.
Shelby helped us sort through what Matrix should focus on as we prepare to be monitored in the future.
In addition, he provided very good advice regarding how we should move forward in amending our procurement policies along with the importance of Matrix following all updated policies with appropriate documentation.”

Brad Coulter

“Mr. Holman is a terrific resource, he is masterful in providing technical assistance and support to organizations specializing in fiscal management. He offers powerful and effective financial solutions that will make a game changing difference in the achievement of goals for your organization.
He has built an extremely diverse skill set working with government, private and non profit environments. He’s extremely masterful in designing and facilitating high impact training and technical assistance for Head Start leadership teams, fiscal staff, and governing bodies.
Mr. Holman has built a history of success in developing high performance fiscal teams that excel in meeting all organizational goals and compliance with complex federal reporting requirements. “

Mary Ann Cornish

“I had the privilege to work with Mr. Holman and can appreciate his professionalism, patience, and persistence. He has mastered the art in making other successful in their approach to service delivery. Mr. Holman has my highest endorsement.”

Dr. Landon B. Mason

“Shelby is a transformative force in the world of grants management and has a deep knowledge of fiscal administration and facilities. His ability to communicate complex issues is noteworthy and I highly recommend his services!”

Chris Barnes

“He is a great partner in the process and helped us set up three large DRS programs and successfully pass an Audit, We would not have been successful without his fiscal guidance.”

Louis A. Finney Jr.