Improve decision-making. Get data.


Our research brings focus to the issues facing leaders of government programs. We know that decision-making is inextricably tied to your financial environment and we determine how effectively your organization is using public funds. We also determine the extent to which the needs of the organization, the community, and other stakeholders are being met. We do this by engaging in thorough, methodical research and analysis.

Don’t jeopardize the financial stability of your organization by making decisions in a vacuum. Let us help you make informed decisions.

We are public sector experts.


With more than 20 years of experience with government agencies, President Shari Holland knows the challenges of the public sector. We understand government functions, including budgeting, financing, regulation, revenue generation, and operations. Our experience is with all levels of government – federal, state, county, city, and hospital district. We have reviewed or researched the financing and administration of public programs across nearly all of the states. We have specific knowledge of healthcare, human services, transportation, workforce development, and natural resources.

Our clients


Our clients include departments and programs at all levels of government – federal, state, city, county, hospital district – as well as private organizations.

Our services


Our services include research, review and evaluation, data analysis, benchmarking, legislative analysis, regulatory analysis, and fiscal impact analysis. We prepare comprehensive, concise products for our clients including white papers, technical reports, and policy reports with findings and recommendations.

Selected Consulting Reports

 Morningside Research and Consulting has conducted policy research and budget and financial analysis for more than 15 years. We are certified as a woman-owned business enterprise by the State of Texas.