Momentum welcomes new Chief Financial Officer

SEATTLE, WA (February 5, 2015) — Momentum, a national plan-design-build firm, announced that Jim Tarte, a seasoned financial executive, is officially joining the company’s senior management team as Chief Financial Officer. He has been working with Momentum as a financial consultant since 2013.

Tarte brings over 20 years of experience in public and private accounting practices. Before joining Momentum, he served as Chief Financial Officer for various companies in the real-estate and high technology market place, managing their financial and accounting activities during periods of high revenue growth.

“Jim’s broad financial background, operations experience and real estate finance expertise make him a terrific addition to Momentum’s team,” said Jim Haack, President of Momentum. “We are excited to bring Jim’s management and analytical capabilities to project teams and clients both directly and indirectly as Momentum grows.”

Tarte’s hire follows Momentum’s strong performance in 2014. The company is predicting another outstanding year as it approaches its 10th anniversary this spring.

Tarte is very happy to be joining the Momentum team on a full time basis. “Being a consultant for Momentum since 2013, it was an easy decision to come join the team as they deliver a superior product, demonstrated excellent customer service and have the utmost integrity to their customers and employees, all traits of a successful company,” said Tarte.

Tarte specializes in corporate finance and operations that help companies thrive in a high-growth mode. At Momentum, he is working with the leadership team to build a solid financial foundation to pave the way for another successful year.

Tarte received his accounting degree from Seattle University and completed post-graduate courses in taxation at Golden Gate University. As a Washington native, he grew up in the San Juan Islands and enjoys the wondrous marine life surrounding the Puget Sound Region.

About Momentum
Momentum is a national integrated plan-design-build facilities firm. For the past decade, purpose driven organizations have come to Momentum to create innovative facilities that drive business strategy, empower people and leverage teamwork to accelerate results.  For more information contact Jay-E Emmingham at or 206-787-8085.

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