Sheleia Phillips, MPH, CHES is the Founder and Principal Consultant at SMP Nonprofit Consulting. A servant leader, Sheleia has dedicated herself to the growth and development of nonprofits for nearly ten years. Sheleia holds a Master of Public Health with an emphasis on Maternal and Child Health from Saint Louis University and a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences with a minor in Chemistry from Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville. She has advanced training in public health, program development, and public policy. Her expertise spans collaborating and leading a variety of maternal and child health, mental health, recidivism prevention, and education projects. Sheleia is also a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration grant reviewer.

A Bank of America Emerging Leaders alum, Sheleia believes that nonprofits are essential to creating the change we all want to see. She has a deep passion for people and helping community organizations succeed with excellence and integrity. Sheleia motivates others with
her can-do attitude, enthusiasm, and positive personality.

About SMP Nonprofit Consulting

SMP Nonprofit Consulting is a full-service, virtual-based firm that provides grant writing, capacity building, and fund development support to nonprofits. We have dedicated over five years of service to the social sector, and have secured more than $4.5 million for organizations across the United States.

We deeply value partnering with nonprofits, particularly those led by and that serve BIPOC communities. Our approach begins with helping clients assess their current stage of development, understand their distinctive position in the philanthropic ecosystem, and provide customized support based on their unique needs. As advocates and resource mobilizers for nonprofit organizations, we get to see jobs created, families supported, children receiving a quality education, and communities changing for the better.