Our Team

John T. Shea

CEO and Founder

A thought leader in eCommerce and digital marketing, John has spent the past 15 years advising brands and retailers how to adapt to changing consumer behaviors. Whether it was working on Search advertising at Google in the 2000s, Programmatic advertising at Criteo in 2010s, or Marketplace Platforms at Momentum Commerce today, the common thread to all of John’s work has been organizing powerful teams to help brands use statistics, automation, and data-driven decision making to grow sales and win share. John lives in Newton, MA with his partner Danielle and their two sons, Rory and Rafferty.

Jay McQuillan

Chief Technology Officer

Jay has spent the last decade establishing, growing, and leading data science and machine learning organizations in eCommerce and ad tech. He founded and scaled the data science organizations at several companies, including the ad network Chitika and insure-tech focused Everquote, which went public in 2018. He believes that the combination of automation, mathematics, and strong understanding of business problems can drive step function impact to the efficacy of advertising and business strategy and has dedicated his career to assembling teams who do just that. He lives in Brookline, MA with his amazing partner Maria.

Molly Doe

Vice President, Client Development

Molly has spent her entire career in eCommerce, focused on client management and business development. Based on her deep experience, she understands the challenges partners face and what they need to achieve their business goals. Molly thrives on building connections and approaches every situation as an opportunity. In her previous roles at Criteo and Teikametrics, Molly delivered strong results for some of the largest manufacturer and most disruptive DTC brands in the industry, including LEGO, Purina, Brooklinen, 23andMe and Everlane. Molly resides in Naples, FL.

Ryan Walker

Vice President, Operations

Ryan was first exposed to selling and advertising on Amazon while on the client side at an educational book publisher. He went on to build advertising service and strategy teams at Criteo and Teikametrics. His current role focuses on supporting the largest digital retail brands and owners with strategic consulting services as well as brand audits and diligence. Ryan and his teams have managed more than $300M in cumulative ad spend while maximizing brand control and profitability. He enjoys setting OKRs for his hobbies and strongly believes commas should only be used when writing lists. Ryan lives in Boston with his wife Elizabeth and their Golden Retriever.

Todd Bowman

Vice President, Services

Todd started his Digital Marketing adventure over 14 years ago. He began his career helping brands grow by effectively managing their paid search programs. Over the years, he has focused on building new agency capabilities and teams to support brands in emerging channels, such as, Feed Management, Shopping Ads, Amazon and eRetail. He has experience helping multiple IR 500 brands expand their digital presence as the industry has become more competitive. He enjoys taking an entrepreneurial approach as he helps brands explore new strategic initiatives. Todd currently lives in Scranton, PA with his wife Sara and their son Liam.

Bill Huertas

Vice President, Engineering

Bill has been building innovative digital marketing solutions to connect brands with audiences since the 2000s. Through Search, audience and data platforms, native integrations, hyper-personalization or marketplace optimization, Bill has driven growth for brands and content creators alike, such as Yahoo, LEGO and Microsoft. A problem solver above all else, his role is to break down data silos for partners and deliver insights that lead to growth. A New Englander through and through, Bill lives “just a bit north of Boston” in snowy New Hampshire with his spouse Sarah and their two daughters Londyn and Ruby.

Kelsey Robb

Director, Retail Media Services

Kelsey spent the past five years in eCommerce, focusing on driving sales and performance for businesses through retail media and programmatic advertising execution. She has experience growing small businesses and driving focused results for enterprise-level businesses, including Outerknown, Vibram, Modell’s Sporting Goods, Nutribullet, Reef and Rockport. Her love of analytics and attention to detail means that no stone is left unturned when it comes to strategy and incrementality testing. Kelsey currently resides in Dorchester, MA with her boyfriend Matt and their dog Moose.

Patrick Callahan

Director, Client Development

Patrick joins Momentum Commerce with 13 years of experience in growing brands through Search and display advertising. He has formerly led client-facing teams at Teikametrics and Criteo. For Patrick, the most satisfying part of client development is working collaboratively across teams both externally and internally. Building lasting client partnerships is at the core of his work, allowing him to help brands pursue ambitious goals and KPIs. Combining data science, engineering, marketing strategy and creative services, Patrick has a proven track record of unlocking outsized growth and impact ranging from retailers Wish.com and Bon-Ton Stores; to manufacturer brands Dickies and Clarks; and DTC brands Warby Parker and Nutrafol. Patrick, a lifelong Massachusetts resident, currently lives in South Boston.

Caitlin Kang

Head of People

Caitlin's love of marketing led her to begin a career in eCommerce 10 years ago. Starting on the agency and vendor side, she advised brands like Boeing, Clarks, FedEx, National Geographic, and New Balance, allowing her to build long-term, strategic relationships focused on holistic performance. To truly understand what it means to be a client, she joined J. Jill and Talbots' eCommerce teams, where she strategized and executed across all marketing touchpoints, including digital, print, and in-store. Caitlin, an avid golf and tennis player lives in Birmingham, MI, with her three kids Colette, Nathalie, and Julien.

Rob Norris

Director, Retail Services

Rob joins Momentum Commerce with a long track record of success growing both legacy and digital-native brands on eCommerce channels. His breadth of experience includes nearly a decade in manufacturing and supply chain, working with brands like Harley-Davidson and Polaris. Prior to joining the Momentum Commerce, Rob led the Walmart ecommerce group at Pharmapacks, and also previously served as the senior vendor manager at Spreetail, one of the largest fulfillment and marketplace management providers for Amazon merchants.

Eileen Devor

Head of Strategy

For more than a decade, Eileen has helped brands and retailers raise the bar of their marketing performance with data-driven solutions. At Wayfair, she worked in direct marketing, focusing on driving growth and efficiencies in affiliate and email channels. Eileen then shared her knack for using data to drive strong results at MMB, where she partnered with brick and mortar clients to increase their digital footprint. Later she led a team at Criteo helping eCommerce partners implement successful display programs. Eileen is a BC Eagle and lives in Hull, MA with her spouse Chris, son Nolan and dog Max where they take advantage of being near the ocean year-round.

Joe Regan

Principal Data Scientist

Joe has dedicated his 15-year career to building machine learning models and platforms to drive value for businesses across industries, including ad tech, finance, and insurance. He most recently served as a principal data scientist at Everquote, where he designed customized reinforcement learning and predictive models to facilitate ad bidding, optimize creative experimentation, and create user experience customization. Previously, he worked in computer vision at Photo Butler, where he was the lead designer of their facial recognition technology and automated image rating system. Joe, a huge fan of all Boston sports, lives in Jamaica Plain, MA.

Jordan Zeal

Head of Finance

Jordan started her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Deals Advisory Valuation practice. In this capacity, Jordan advised enterprise and Fortune 500 clients to capitalize on strategic growth opportunities and unlock value potential. At Momentum Commerce, Jordan focuses on identifying partnership opportunities that drive perpetual innovation and deliver best-in-class capabilities to clients. A Texan at heart, Jordan currently lives in Atlanta, GA with her dog Lex.

Noah Jones

Senior Retail Media Analyst

Noah began his marketing career in the eCommerce world and never left. Driven by data and focused on customer experience, he works hard to guarantee premium service for his clients and their customers. Noah has experience consulting and activating media for a wide variety of brands from small non-profits to large Fortune 100 conglomerates across a range of retail platforms. In his most recent role at Merkle, Inc. Noah helped build the growing eRetail team while delivering strong performance for his clients through his extensive focus on growth and net profit. Noah is a University of Virginia Cavalier and currently lives in New York City with his girlfriend, Marissa.

Alexander Sunde-Brown

Senior Data Scientist

Alexander Sunde-Brown comes to Momentum with five years of experience in time series analysis, experimentation, and performance analytics in the online marketing space. In his previous role at EverQuote, he worked across a variety of functions before assuming his Data Scientist role. Some of his modeling focuses included Many Armed Bandits, Design of Experiments and Survival Models. Alex graduated from Worcester Polytechnic Institute with a Masters in Financial Mathematics. He currently lives in Somerville, Massachusetts.

Stephanny Morales

Data Scientist

Stephanny used her love of data to pivot into the adtech world seven years ago after beginning her career as a public accountant at PwC. Joining Criteo as a data analyst, she discovered the power of automation while addressing the challenges of a quickly growing business. Learning how to provide valuable and customizable performance insights at scale, she furthered her programming skills to move into a solutions engineering role where she built custom data pipelines for clients. In her current role, she builds advanced tools to provide commercial teams with answers to their clients' most pressing business questions. A Boston native, Stephanny has spent the last five years in NYC, and now calls Brooklyn home.

Jeff Paadre

Data Scientist

Jeff joins our team with 5 years of experience in programmatic advertising. Previously at Criteo, he focused as a data scientist primarily building tools for commercial teams to facilitate automated insights at scale using anomaly detection, A/B Testing, and deep learning models. Jeff graduated from Holy Cross with a degree in Economics and a concentration in Peace and Conflict Studies. He currently lives in Boston, MA.

Tyler Dumont

Principal Software Architect

Tyler has spent more than two decades writing software in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, finance, e-commerce, and ad tech. His particular area of focus is data warehousing, having built full-stack warehouse systems from scratch as well as assembling solutions from third-party tools. He enjoys working at startups because it is possible to drive strategy and architecture while also getting your hands dirty in the development work. In his spare time, Tyler enjoys playing golf and tennis, helping his wife with her CSA farm, cooking, playing piano, and spending time with his family. After many years in and around Boston, he has finally settled back in Southern New Hampshire with his wife and two kids.

Sophie Veksler

Senior Software Developer

Sophie started her career as a Software Engineer working on data warehousing and analytics tooling at Everquote. She spent 3 years working cross-functionally to deliver high-quality, coherent data to a variety of analytics, engineering, and business development users. She found her love for software engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, studying Applied Mathematics and Computer Science. She is an avid knitter and loves to try out new recipes. She currently lives in Somerville, MA with an ever-expanding collection of houseplants.

Andrew Waber

Director, Marketing

Andrew has spent the past decade of his marketing career within the advertising technology and eCommerce industries, including positions at Salsify, Teikametrics, Nanigans, and Chitika. What excites him is the ability to illuminate trends in the market that speak to the specific, evolving challenges brands face across the ecommerce landscape. After growing up just outside of Philadelphia, Andrew moved to the Boston area to attend Bentley University and has remained a Massachusetts resident ever since, although he proudly retains his Philly sports fandom. Andrew now resides in Natick, MA with his wife Maressa and daughters Miriam and Isabelle.

Jessica Bronte

Senior Retail Media Analyst

Jessica has spent the majority of her career managing eCommerce clients across multiple categories on Amazon, Walmart, and Target marketplaces. She loves the fast-paced nature of eCommerce because there are always new challenges to overcome and knowledge to acquire. Jessica was born and raised in California, then moved to Washington to attend Whitworth University. She has continued to call the beautiful Pacific Northwest home and currently resides in Spokane, WA with her pup, Goose.

Eric Vistnes

Analytics Engineer

Eric began his career working on retailer-side iOS applications, search engine modeling, and data analytics. His experience includes building complex machine learning models and performing customer and performance analyses to guide application development. Eric graduated from DePaul University with a Masters in Data Science and Machine Learning and currently lives in Chicago, IL with his cat, Nimbus, and his 12-foot tall fiddle leaf fig.

Chris Hannan

Senior Brand Management Analyst

Chris started his career in eCommerce, and hasn’t looked back. After helping a small brick-and-mortar company build and grow their presence across the Amazon, eBay, and Walmart marketplaces, he later moved to a global supply chain role at Philips Healthcare in the Company’s sleep and respiratory care business. Chris is a graduate of Arizona State University and after spending the past few years in Pittsburgh, PA, he is excited to return to where he was born and raised, Michigan.

David Orozco

Data Scientist

David started his analytics career analyzing industrial safety keys for meeting safety requirements and maximizing unique key production. Since then, he has shifted into online marketing, working at Criteo, RTB House, and LinkedIn Marketing Solutions, enjoying bringing data solutions to business questions. David has lived a little bit in a lot of places, but is originally a Californian with a long stint in Boston.

Grace Abraham

Retail Media Analyst

Grace leaped out of the corporate accounting industry to pursue her passion for brands and client services. From PwC to Louis Vuitton, her impact ranges from procuring millions in tax savings for notable Fortune 500 companies to employing sales strategies for luxury client engagement. Grace holds the position of Board Secretary for the Greater Baltimore Church in Maryland. As a Maryland resident, she enjoys creating abstract expressionist art and watching cartoons.

Lylah Ramsey

Senior Brand Management Analyst

Lylah has over 30 years of experience in CPG, including the 20 years she spent running her own distribution company in the grocery space, and a decade in supply chain management with Kellogg's. She is now applying this deep knowledge of inventory logistics to support CPG brands’ eCommerce growth, first in a previous role with Pharmapacks and now with Momentum Commerce. A Washington native, she currently resides in Spokane, spending as much time as possible being the fun Grandma to her three grandkids.

Moiz Saqib

Retail Media Analyst

Moiz is a recent graduate of UMass Amherst, majoring both in Informatics with a Data Science Concentration, and Communication. Through an internship at Thrasio supporting the Brand Operations department, he gained valuable skills growing eCommerce businesses. Moiz has a passion for the merging world between data analysis and creative strategy, which he finds in his role here at Momentum Commerce. Moiz lives in central Massachusetts and loves to go for morning walks, playing basketball, and listening to all genres of music.

Jillian Koncewicz

Manager, Media Services

Jillian has been in the digital marketing space for almost a decade, with her experience ranging from programmatic media planning to content creation to eCommerce. Since 2020, she has focused on scaling businesses on Amazon, having successfully led partnerships with multiple top eCommerce brands across various industries and geographies. Jillian prides herself on working with brands to build bespoke, comprehensive strategies and foster truly collaborative relationships. After growing up in the California Bay Area and attending college at Elon University in North Carolina, Jillian has since become an east coast convert and now calls Boston her home.

Charlie May

Data Scientist

Charlie began his career in media services and eventually transitioned into digital marketing and eCommerce roles, with the common thread between each position being the application of data. Charlie has now fully transitioned into data science, bringing with him years of real-world experiences turning data problems into business solutions. In his spare time, Charlie enjoys mountain biking, playing guitar, hiking, and spending time with family and friends. Charlie lives in the Indianapolis area with his wife Katie, their five daughters (Hannah, Lauren, Kara, Piper, and Megan) and their Aussie-doodle, Murray.

Mike Solomon

Senior Strategy Manager

Mike has over a decade of experience in merchandising and eCommerce. His breadth of experience covers nearly all facets of eCommerce including sourcing & importing, warehousing, and sales & marketing. Prior to joining Momentum Commerce, he served as a Senior Vendor Manager at Spreetail where he led a team focused on Tools & Home Improvement and Patio, Lawn, & Garden categories. In his free time, he enjoys spending as much time as possible with his wife and daughters and stays active by playing hockey, soccer and golf.

Alex Domina

Software Engineer

Alex began his career as intern working in Enterprise IT doing data migrations and test data generation. Alex graduated from the College of the Holy Cross with a bachelors in Computer Science with a minor in Physics. At Holy Cross, Alex helped co-found and run the Gaming & eSports club. He currently lives in South Eastern Massachusetts.

Lea Foster

Retail Media Analyst

Lea started her eCommerce journey by launching and building D2C brands on Amazon for Ajinomoto, a global bio-pharma and foods company. After several years of selling in Amazon’s supplement category, Lea moved to Amazon aggregator, Thrasio, to manage PPC campaigns for Baby and Fashion brands. Lea enjoys finding patterns in data, testing and scaling brands on Amazon, and always learning more about emerging platforms. Lea graduated from NC State University and continues to live in Raleigh, NC.