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 of 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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People who know our work
"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
Former President & CEO
Metropolitan Museum of Art
"Marlene Olshan is one of the most gifted executives that I had the pleasure of working with. She brings to every assignment strong leadership skills and vision. She is always “results-oriented” and is interested in bringing about fundamental and effective change. In the more than eleven years that I had the pleasure of working with her, I was amazed on a daily basis at her ability to get things done – she did so with great skill and humility. Marlene is a renaissance leader for such a time in history as this. "
Rev. Dr. W. Wilson Goode
President, Amachi, Inc.
Former Mayor, City of Philadelphia
”Thank you for beginning us on our much needed journey. I have been through many of these types of initiatives before, in a variety of companies, but the feeling I have at the conclusion of your session is different.
I believe that a very big part of this is that your approach forced us to do the work, which reinforced our responsibility/ownership of the process not just a consulting group “telling” us what needs to be done and how to do it”
Director of Procurement and Sourcing
Becker’s School Supplies