Personnel & Associates

Scott Consulting Partners LLC is an expansion of the woman-owned, small business consulting firm founded in 1999 by Sheryl Scott.

Sheryl Scott

Sheryl Scott (who goes by Sheri) has a Masters degree from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, and over 20 years of experience working with diverse communities.  Sheri has made dozens of presentations at public health and evaluation conferences in the United States and Puerto Rico.  She is a member of the American Public Health Association, and Society for Public Health Education, as well as a member of the Independent Consulting and Indigenous Evaluation Topical Interest Groups of the American Evaluation Association. She serves as a peer reviewer for the professional journals, Health Promotion Practice and American Journal of Evaluation.

After 20 years, Sheri is still amazed at the dedication and talent she encounters in her work with public health agencies, tribal Nations and non-profits. In her “off the clock” time, Sheri enjoys working on prairie restoration, wandering in the woods, and collecting wild foods.

Jessica Obidike

Jessica Obidike is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Public Health Administration and Policy at the University of Minnesota. She is passionate about health disparities, and the power of food in preventing disease. Over the last year, her research efforts have included assisting in colorectal cancer prevention and control in Minnesota, developing a tracking tool to improve emergency food relief provisions, and conducting market research for an urban farm movement in North Minneapolis. Jessica’s career interests include public health research and evaluation, with a particular emphasis in project coordination and planning. As a proud Ann Arbor-ite and University of Michigan alumna, Jessica enjoys traveling, spending time outdoors, and cooking in her spare time.

Donna Hoffer

Donna Hoffer, a lifelong resident of Orr, Minnesota is our most recent associate. Donna holds a BA and Masters Degree in Business Management from The College of St. Scholastica. As a Bois Forte Band member, she has knowledge of American Indian culture and traditions. Donna has over 25years of experience working in human resources management, administration of tribal governmental affairs and business operations, and tribal tobacco education and policy development. She enjoys giving to the community by volunteering as an Emergency Medical Technician and serving as the Training Officer for the Orr Ambulance Service. Other activities Donna takes pleasure in are running, gardening, and picking natural foods like wild blueberries and wild rice.


In addition, Scott Consulting Partners draws on a network of talented associates who specialize in curriculum development, technical assistance, cultural diversity, policy analysis and participatory research.