Early Childhood Education

We help Head Start and community-based organizations implement locally-designed training and technical assistance programs so they can better serve their community.

We’re experts at creating comprehensive plans and strategies that accommodate your unique needs – giving you the additional bandwidth, capacity, and confidence you need to succeed.

Plus, our proprietary management system techniques ensure your programs run smoothly and flawlessly. So you can focus on what’s important: serving your community with distinction.

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We provide organizations with locally designed industry-certified solutions that seamlessly bridge the gap between capacity and vision.

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Human Resources

Our professional and certified compliance consultants deliver industry best practices implemented via collaborative activities that promote enhanced organizational management strategies and efficient operations.

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Grants Management Consulting

We combine comprehensive, professional, and certified expertise with strategies to support organizations in maintaining continuous quality improvement efforts to serve their respective customers better.

Proactive, Sustainable, and Accessible

The PSA Method

The Southern Imaginations PSA Method emphasizes the importance of taking proactive measures to ensure success while keeping the environment and resources around us in mind. This method looks beyond immediate outcomes and focuses on creating long-term solutions that can adapt over time.

The PSA Method begins by examining current processes, identifying areas of improvement, and developing strategies to ensure sustainability.

By taking a holistic approach, organizations can actively seek opportunities for growth while preserving the environment. Our team of experts is highly experienced in utilizing this approach with proven results.

With its emphasis on proactivity, sustainability, and accessibility, it is an ideal solution for businesses looking for innovative ways to reach their objectives without compromising the environment or resources available.

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.


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