Jim Miller

Founder & President
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Trained as an actor, Jim parlayed his talent for persuasion and storytelling into a career as an award-winning PR strategist, writer and entrepreneur. He launched Momentum Communications Group in 2012 to bring a new way of thinking to nonprofit and education communications. He lives with his husband and son in northern New Jersey.

In the Media

Jim lived in Germany in the eighties, a short walk from the Wall that divided East and West Berlin.
He won a piece of the Death Star model from Return of the Jedi in a Star Wars writing contest.

Gino Colangelo

Executive Vice President

Gino is a lifelong entrepreneur, having started his first successful company at the age of 15. The combination of his love of writing and his business acumen make him a natural public relations pro. Gino has contributed chapters to a book on wine marketing and his work has been profiled in PR News. He is most content in the office, managing his teams and building business.

By the Book: Gino was a literature major in school and has never lost his love of reading great works of fiction.

Kylee Tsuru

Senior Account Executive
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A graduate of Columbia Journalism School, Kylee marries her love for storytelling with her reverence of non-profits as an assistant account executive at Momentum. She lives on the Upper West Side but can often be found wandering around Central Park or the Whitney Museum of American Art.

In the Media

Bucket List: Kylee hopes to run a half marathon in every US state... she has a long, long way to go

Book Worm: She is the author of a children's book called The Golden Crayon

Luke Rowland

Digital Marketing Manager
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Luke has been working in nonprofit marketing and communications since graduating from Cedarville University in 2015, and began his career working several years for a nonprofit in New Jersey. Now, armed with a background in digital marketing, creative storytelling and video production, Luke is excited to bring his passion for nonprofit work to Momentum.

2 Truths and 1 Lie:
- Luke survived being bit by a lion in 2014
- Luke has been to 49 out of 50 states in the U.S.
- Luke got malaria while shooting a short film in East Africa last year (but he's fine now)
Which is the lie? You can take your guess when you meet him.

Lisa Quirindongo

Senior Media Strategist
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A native New Yorker, Lisa has always loved a great story. As a child, she remembers being enthralled by her many aunts who would mix humor with a sprinkle of fright when sharing episodes from their childhood in Puerto Rico. Lisa developed her inner storyteller as a student at Columbia University. After graduating, she zeroed in on a television broadcast career. As a reporter, she would often admire the PR people who were especially good at turning out media.

In the Media

Never Too Late: Lisa learned how to swim as an adult, telling all it's never too late to learn.
On Her Bookshelf: She owns over 100 cookbooks and countless food magazines.

Zachary Halper

Media Strategist
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Zachary knew he wanted to be a writer after reading Tolkien’s The Hobbit for the first time. He joined Momentum out of this love for storytelling and passion for nonprofits. He uses his background in creative writing and digital marketing to devise unique ways to tell each client’s story. He lives with his wife and two rabbits in Brooklyn.

In the Media

Bucket List: Zachary hopes to visit New Zealand one day (and not just because The Lord of the Rings was filmed there).
Favorite Star Wars Movie: Return of the Jedi

Victoria Dellacava

Assistant Account Executive
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Victoria loves that she gets to pursue her dreams of practicing public relations in New York City and working with nonprofit groups through her role at Momentum. She enters her career in public relations after earning a degree in interpersonal communication from the University of Delaware. Like a true millennial, you can usually find her with her phone in one hand and a cup of coffee in the other.

In the Media

Personal heroes: Malala Yousafzai and Joe Biden
Favorite books: The Great Gatsby, To Kill a Mockingbird, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Jomar Mercado

Account Coordinator
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Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Jomar obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Advertising and Public Relations from the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras. He interned and later worked at Burson-Marsteller Puerto Rico before pursuing his dream of moving to New York City. Other experience includes the Ricky Martin Foundation, dedicated to education on human trafficking. When he has the chance, he likes teaching his coworkers Puerto Rican slang.

Jomar likes to cook and try new recipes (you should try his Chicken Parm Lasagna!)

Favorite song to sing in the car: Bohemian Rhapsody

Allison Conley

Account Coordinator
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Allison graduated in 2017 from Wesleyan University with a degree in English and worked in higher education before landing at Momentum. She’s thrilled to start her career in PR working with Momentum’s inspiring clients and amazing team. A lifelong bookworm, she feels beyond lucky to use her English major every day through telling Momentum’s clients’ stories to the world. Allison lives in Brooklyn and can usually be found at her yoga studio, exploring New York City, or reading on the A train.

Podcast recommendations: New York Times Popcast, Who? Weekly, This American Life

Kristina Demou

Account Coordinator
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Kristina is a native New Yorker excited to begin her career in public relations after earning her degree in Media Communications from the University of Delaware in 2017. She loves that she can bring her passion for storytelling and background in social media to Momentum to promote our clients' missions. Kristina also has a background in photography and enjoys exploring the world through her camera lens.

Fun facts about Kristina: she has been paragliding in Switzerland and has a collection of 56 rubber ducks (and counting).

Miero Saeed

Graphic Designer
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Miero’s design work at Momentum includes the campaign poster for the Philharmonia Orchestra of New York’s Symphonic Storyboards concerts at Lincoln Center. Previously, he designed a building wrap for Limkokwing University of Malaysia, where the opening was honored by the Prime Minister. Miero is grateful to be able to focus on his passion for design with Momentum’s diverse team.