Meet Holly Morris, J.D., M.Ed.

The common thread in all my background experiences is creative solution design. My promise to you is that I will apply all my energies toward drawing out insights, synthesizing information, and generating elegant and effective solutions. My goal is to see you succeed beyond what you hope for. 

Early Childhood Education: 

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Summit Strategies designed a coaching and mentoring program for early childhood providers and consultants working with them to implement an ambitious quality improvement initiative. Together we achieved statistically significant increases in quality for hundreds of children.

K-12: Incubation of Charter Schools

Working on staff with WA Charters for 16 months (2018-2019), Holly played an integral role in the team that supported incubation of seven unique schools serving hundreds of systemically underserved K-12 students across Washington state. 

Higher Ed: Student Success Innovations

Forward thinking universities in the U.S. and the U.K. engaged Summit Strategies to learn user-centered design principles such as Design Thinking and Service Blueprinting to develop innovative approaches to enhancing student success. 


Working with Summit Strategies

  • Positive, strengths-based approach to individual and organizational challenges
  • Experience with adapting process and principles like Design Thinking, Co-Active Coaching and Service Blueprinting to advance organizational objectives 
  • Certified in change management by Kotter International (2017) and Prosci (2019)
  • ICF certified professional coach
  • Sector experience includes: higher education, new models and innovations, law and legal education and early learning
  • Presenter | Facilitator  

Working with Holly

  • Develop visionary and functional strategic plans
  • Connect teams and objectives with success-building practices  
  • Create and sustain a culture of innovation
  • Design leadership and team development materials and experiences 
  • Bring an outside perspective on issues 
  • Create clarity at decision points
  • Brainstorm integrative solutions


Let's connect! | 415.993.8903 | [email protected]

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