Sheldon Church

Sheldon Church

Principal Consultant

Joining the Severn Leadership Group (SLG) as an SLG Certified Mentor in 2022, Sheldon joined the Board of Directors as a Director in 2024.


Sheldon Church

Sheldon L. Church has served as the Principal Consultant for Acuity SMC since 2016. He has a record of producing exceptional results leading and executing complex and multi-dimensional operations and projects. He has led several diverse organizations from mediocrity to top tier performance.

Sheldon grew up in Swarthmore, PA. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Lehigh University and a Master of Business Administration in International Business from Emory University. He and his wife Janet have been married for thirty years. They have two grown children and nine grandchildren. They enjoy traveling, reading, photography, house projects and keeping alive a wide variety of plants. During their time together they have lived in Atlanta, St Louis, Annapolis, and Fort Myers. They continue to actively serve others in a variety of roles including ongoing engagement with midshipmen they sponsored at the Naval Academy.

Past experience

The initial 30+ years of his career were working for a variety of retail organizations. During that time his responsibilities ranged from paying college tuition by loading trucks to leading multi-billion dollar supply chains. As a senior executive he has led domestic and international logistics, inventory management, purchasing, facilities maintenance, real estate, construction, supplier management, customer service, and call center operations. He also started a successful 3rd  party logistics company and designed and implemented the supply chain for the world’s largest manufacturer and distributor of custom picture framing products. 

After moving to consulting in 2009 he led the supply chain management practice for SD Retail (formerly Senn Delaney). In this role he managed numerous engagements involving all phases of the supply chain for a wide range of service models and supplier relationships. All project results exceeded projected outcomes and identified additional exceptional value. He was internally recognized for the depth and versatility of his skill set, the practicality and effectiveness of his work, and his ability to interface with all elements of a client organization.