Our Team

A Passion for Better Health Care

Two decades ago, I lost both parents to aggressive cancers. From my front-row seat, I witnessed firsthand how the health care system works, and the ways in which it sometimes fails patients, families and providers. I learned early on that individual advocacy was critical for achieving the best outcome possible.

Those life lessons became the building blocks of my professional career: I founded Momentum Health Strategies to spur forward-thinking policy, give a stronger voice to patients and their families, and support positive change. In the years since, health care has evolved, and Momentum Health Strategies has evolved right along with it, building a team of subject experts who specialize in operations and strategic planning, policy development and analysis, and project management. Together, we can lead policy campaigns, launch public education and practice improvement initiatives, coordinate medical education programs, and build multi-stakeholder coalitions—with the same level of personal attention and quality service that Momentum Health Strategies was founded upon and that our clients deserve.

And just like every story has multiple sides, we never forget that every issue deserves to be viewed from multiple perspectives—from the eyes of payers, policymakers, providers, and patients and their families—and we are committed to creating innovative solutions that benefit all.

Jennifer thinks strategically about the best way to achieve our goals. Her involvement yields creative solutions and consistent results.

Charles Ingoglia
National Council for Behavioral Health

Jennifer Bright, MPA

Chief Strategist & Policy Wonk

Erica deFur Malik

Writer & Policy Translator

Lisa Malecha, MBA

Business & Management Strategist

Melanie Ridley

Fund Development Consultant