EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP PROGRAM Inspiring, Training and Sustaining Nonprofit Executives

HOLT Values-Based Leadership™ Fellows Program

Inspiring, Mentoring and Sustaining Nonprofit Executives

The HOLT Values-Based Leadership™ Fellows Program is a unique, interactive leadership development program for 501(c)(3) executives.  The program provides training to nonprofit CEOs, from those new to the role to seasoned executives, as well as senior-level leaders poised for executive leadership. Senior-level leaders include those in roles who report directly to the CEO, manage a departmental budget and oversee staff.

The curriculum centers around the HOLT’s Values Based Leadership™ model and other proven leadership concepts developed and implemented by HOLT CAT over the last 30 years. Other local experts provide training in communication, strategic planning, diversity, equity and inclusion and more.

Program highlights:

  • Values-Based Leadership™ training led by HOLT Development Services, Inc. (used by HOLT CAT and Spurs Sports and Entertainment)
  • Nonprofit management training taught by local experts
  • Mentoring sessions with seasoned CEOs 
  • Cohort model that facilitates peer learning and exchange
  • Tools and resources including assessments, books and other materials
  • Complimentary admission to Area Foundation workshop
  • Certificate upon completion


Congratulations to the 2022 Fellows who were selected for the program.

Sandie Palomo-Gonzalez, Ph.D.

Learning and Development Facilitator

2022 Schedule and Topics (subject to change)

8/25 - Values-Based Leadership

8/26 – Developing and Implementing Your Strategy

9/6 – The Shared Board/CEO Role and Trust-Based Philanthropy

9/15 – Understanding Financials/Communicating Your Mission and Value

10/7 – Behavioral Profile and Conflict Management

10/21 – Program Evaluation/DEI

11/3 – Situational Leadership

11/4 – Principles of Persuasion

12/9 – Nonprofit Employment and Succession Planning

12/16 – Influencing Skills and Capstone

How Do I Apply?

The 2022 cohort program application is now closed.


$1,995 - Payment plans available.

Please note that this program is not geared toward nonprofit board members. For board training, visit our Board Training page. 


This program is made possible with the generous support of HOLT CAT.



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