Momentem’s mission is to support purpose driven organizations 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 a new landscape, 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 emerged 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.
Why Choose Us
Momentem Consulting Group will work with you to prioritize your core assets and vulnerabilities, and to name and address both internal and 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.
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.
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.
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
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) and has received a Certificate in Public Policy Leadership from Harvard’s Kennedy school. 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
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“MCG led a collaborative strategic planning process at Chester Charter Scholars Academy that focused squarely on continuous improvement, accountability and outcomes. If implemented well, this plan will prove transformational to the school and to our students.” -- Ian Wilcox, Board Trustee and Chair Strategic Planning Committee
“I have a huge debt of gratitude to MCG - by guiding my senior team to build a Purpose Framework that we all embrace, Beckers has achieved alignment across divisions. As CEO, I am no longer carrying everything on my own two shoulders. Whenever we come up to a consequential or controversial decision, we reference the Purpose Framework that MCG helped us to develop” -- Lou Becker, CEO of Becker Schools Supplies
Former colleague testimonials
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