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Momentum Factor Team

Our Team

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About Our Team

Our team members – known as Momos – have vast experience in the direct selling industry, from both the field and corporate office levels. We are experts in regulatory compliance, digital as well as social media, online risk, compliance training / education, unauthorized seller enforcement, field behavior, reputation defense, and compliance management.

  • Our firm is a standing member of the Direct Selling Associations in the United States, Canada & Europe (Seldia).
    • Our CEO and founder, Jonathan Gilliam, has authored multiple books on direct selling, marketing and social media.
      • Our firm is a proud contributor and co-author of the Direct Selling Association (DSA) Direct Selling Compliance Professional Certification Program (DSCP-CP).
        • Our client success and operations staff are all Direct Selling Compliance Professional Certified (DSCP-CP) by the DSA.
          • Members of our team are former compliance officers, consultants, and investigators.
            • Additional multilingual staff are based in the United States, United Kingdom and the Philippines.

              Fifteen & Counting

              Thanks to the efforts and dedication of our team, Momentum Factor has been recognized for numerous honors over the years not only in the direct sales industry, but for company culture, entrepreneurship and business. Just take a look:

              • Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies – 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017
              • Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing “Software Companies” in America – 2020
              • Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies (Regionals) – 2021
              • Austin Business Journal Fast 50 Award – 2018
              • Austin Business Journal Best Places to Work – 2019, 2018
              • Austin Business Journal Austin’s Best CEO Award – 2016
              • Direct Selling Association Partnership Award – 2017
              • Direct Selling Association Partnership Award Finalist – 2014
              • Online Reputation & Brand Protection Coalition, Board of Advisors
              • Largest Tech Employers in Austin

              Meet Your Momo Leadership Team

              Jonathan Gilliam, Founder & CEO

              Known for developing innovative solutions to difficult digital challenges, Jonathan Gilliam is Founder & CEO at Momentum Factor, the world’s leading provider of compliance risk monitoring, global online reputation management, and digital risk mitigation strategies for direct sellers and developers of the FieldWatch Compliance Management platform.

              Jonathan Gilliam
              Eric Lewy

              Eric Lewy

              Chief Operating Officer, DSCP-CP

              Eric manages all operations for Momentum Factor. A graduate of Skidmore College, Eric spent the first 15 years of his career working in the New York City Early Intervention & Pre-School Special Education programs. Since then, Eric has held various positions, including Executive Director and CEO, overseeing the development and operations of new programs. Outside of work, Eric is an avid crossfitter, musician, hiker and baker who loves to spend time with his wife, two children and two dogs.
              Travis Wilson

              Travis Wilson

              Director of Business Development, DSCP-CP

              Travis heads up all business development initiatives for Momentum Factor. A finance executive in the direct sales industry since 2016, Travis brings a wealth of experience to his position at the firm. His industry expertise uniquely allows him to understand specific customer needs and provide compliance solutions. When not working, Travis likes to spend time with his wife, kids and two dogs. He also loves to compete in endurance sports and hopes to one day run all the World Major Marathons.
              Lauren Poel

              Lauren Poel

              Director of Client Success, DSCP-CP

              Lauren helps to ensure client success and assists with business development for Momentum Factor in her role as Director of Client Success. She has a wealth of experience in client relations, communication and business development. She lives in Cedar Park with her husband and four children. She enjoys spending time outside exploring with her family.
              Scott Malik

              Scott Malik

              FieldWatch Services & Quality Assurance, DSCP-CP

              Scott leads the Momentum Factor Team of International Compliance Specialists and works to improve the customer experience within FieldWatch. With an extensive background in technology and SaaS model software, he has shepherded the FieldWatch program from idea to implementation and beyond. A fan of ancient history, music, astronomy and volcanoes, he enjoys traveling and reading books. Scott is also known to move to the music – in his head.
              Steve Mook

              Steve Mook

              Director of Products

              Steve leads all product development at Momentum Factor. For over 35 years, Steve has led product development teams across a variety of industries. Originally developing database server software, he is recently focused on machine learning and artificial intelligence platforms for Software as a Service applications. Steve works to maintain and improve the effectiveness and reliability of Momentum Factor’s industry-leading compliance monitoring platform and provides valuable as well as actionable insights to the firm's customers.
              Karine Zepeda

              Karine Zepeda


              Karine oversees Momentum Factor’s financial analysis, account management, accounting, and bookkeeping. An experienced senior accounting specialist, she strives to help the firm maintain a financially sound future. Karine is French Canadian with a deep passion for outdoor sports. Growing up in Quebec, she spent most of her youth as a competitive swimmer and skier. She moved to Austin in 2016, where she now resides with her husband and two kids.
              Mike Forcucci

              Mike Forcucci

              Marketing Manager

              Mike heads all marketing communications efforts for Momentum Factor. With more than two decades of communications experience, he has a wide skill set that ranges from writing and graphic design to public relations, brand building, websites / social media, event management, advertising and more. He lives in Austin with his wife and is an assistant instructor in Shaolin Kung Fu.
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