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Our Story

Momentem’s mission is to support purpose driven organizations and individuals as they strengthen their impact in a world that has fundamentally changed and is rapidly evolving.  

 

Our value lies in our expertise as both for-profit and not-for-profit leaders and practitioners. As you navigate tectonic change, we can be your experienced thought partners to help you yield better outcomes and accelerate momentum.
 
Momentem Consulting Group- Momentem with an “e”- was launched in 2021 by founders Ann Figueredo and Marlene L. Olshan as our country emerges from the major disruption of a pandemic and a national reckoning with racial and economic inequities.  Everything we knew must be revisited and refined to fulfill our purpose.

Ann and Marlene are reuniting to form MomentEm after being partners and Principals at another consulting firm founded in the 1990’s called Spectrem Group. Spectrem with an “e”. As both an encore to their successful partnership in the past, as well as their strong desire to help organizations evolve to be the best they can be in the future, Momentem Consulting Group was formed.
 

 

 

Why Choose Us

  • We offer only practical, implementable solutions

  • Extensive experience with capacity building initiatives

We are an approved technical assistance provider with the Sustained Collaboration Network.

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  • Collaborative approach

  • Passion for positive social change

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For Non-Profits and NGO’s
  • Strategy

  • Growth and Scaling

  • Funding Models

  • Organizational Effectiveness

  • Board- Staff Alignment

For Corporations and
Grant Making Organizations
  • Clarify Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Define Purpose alongside Profit

  • Build Grantee Capacity  

  • Accelerate Grantee Self Sufficiency

For Philanthropists:  Donors/Families

 

  • Philanthropic ​Strategy Development

  • Impact Evaluation

  • Build Momentum

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Step 1

EVALUATE

Momentem Group will work with you to prioritize your core assets and vulnerabilities, and to name and address external challenges.

 

We will facilitate work between staff and Board to align principles and core values that will serve as guideposts to forward decision making.

Step 2

ENVISION

We will collaboratively identify opportunities to clarify and advance your purpose and mission. 

 

Momentem Consulting Group will assist your Staff and Board to develop criteria to pursue these opportunities. Together, we will find what is possible and what excites.

Step 3

EVOLVE

Momentem will work closely with your leadership and staff to identify opportunities to operationalize your purpose, embedding measurable impact throughout your enterprise. 

 

We can explore Board composition, recruitment and governance practices to best position these leadership volunteers as powerful catalysts for your ongoing momentum.

Step 4

EXECUTE

Momentem Group will deliver an executive summary that provides a practical, implementable roadmap to execute in the near term, as well as serve as a foundation for longer term strategic planning.

 

How We Work

OUR TEAM

We bring decades of proven leadership and executive skills, spanning the social and for profit sectors, to enhance your efforts to meet new challenges

 

Ann West Figueredo

Ann has over 35 years experience as a strategy, marketing, new product development and fundraising expert in the higher education, financial services and pharmaceutical industries. She has held senior leadership positions to plan and execute successful comprehensive capital campaigns, launch new products and services domestically and internationally, and spearhead market research studies to open new market opportunities. 

 

Ann is a graduate of Haverford College (BA) and Columbia University (MBA). She has held senior leadership roles at Haverford College, Germantown Friends School, SEI Investments, Spectrem Group, Visa International, Bankers Trust and Pfizer.

Marlene L. Olshan

Marlene has over 35 years experience in executive leadership with functional expertise in strategy, operations, and fund development. Marlene has led organizations in the human services, retail and financial services sectors, with particular expertise in positioning organizations to scale. 

 

Marlene is a graduate of Temple University ( BA).  She has held senior leadership positions at Vetri Community Partnership, Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA, The Department of Human Services for the City of Philadelphia,  Spectrem Group, GIII Apparel Group and Macy Specialty Stores.

TESTIMONIAL

Ann Figueredo is a proven business leader and an accomplished fundraiser for mission driven organizations. Her talents extend well beyond fundraising. As colleagues at Haverford College, I found her to be a highly valued thought partner in organizational strategy, board relations, and new program development. Ann always brings thoughtful insights and fresh perspectives and you can count on her to get the job done. 

Daniel H. Weiss

President & CEO
Metropolitan Museum of Art

 
 

Let's Connect

Every organization faces unique circumstances and challenges. Contact us for a no obligation conversation and tailored approach. If we can help, we want to. If we are not the right solution, we will refer you to other resources.

Address

P.O. Box 669
Blue Bell, PA 19422

Email

Phone

(215) 964-9067

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