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Our Executive Team

Dr Tracey Mackie
PhD HSM, MBA, GradCertBus, BEd
Chief Executive Officer

Tracey has over 20 years’ experience in senior and executive management roles in the community sector, including aged care, health and children’s services. She has worked with Infinite Care, Blue Care, Uniting Care, RSL Care, the Department of Community Services and Queensland Health. Tracey is passionate about research, development and the implementation of innovative service modes that focus on customer-centric service delivery.

Maryann Groth
BBus, Diploma of HR Management, Diploma of Positive Psychology
Director People Culture & Change

Maryann brings over 12 years’ experience in senior HR roles in the not for profit sector to her key leadership role with Momentum Collective. As a highly skilled and experienced HR practitioner, Maryann leads a dedicated People and Culture team who oversee key areas of workplace culture including: All aspects of HR & People Management; Aboriginal engagement; and wellbeing and clinical supervision.
Maryann and her team are dedicated to ensuring our organisational culture is aligned to best practice, enabling the workforce to deliver support, services and positive outcomes for our clients.

Scott Loffler
BComm, CA
Director Finance

Scott is a Chartered Accountant, inspiring business leader and talented business professional with over 25 years of comprehensive financial and operational management and corporate governance. Scott brings to Momentum experience across a broad base of industries, domestic and international, commercial and not-for-profit environments, private and public sector organisations to deliver progressive and diverse accounting and finance accomplishments. With over 5 years’ experience at an executive level with a not-for-profit community service and housing provider, Scott has operated diversified programs across multiple service streams, including mental health, family services, youth, disability, aged care and community housing across New South Wales and Queensland.

Mark Edwards
BA (Honours) Town Planning, PgDip Town Planning
Director Property and Housing

Mark is an accomplished senior executive with broad industry experience, gained from time in the public and private sectors. Mark brings to Momentum a collaborative management style that has consistently challenged people and businesses to adapt, evolve and lead through innovation and continuous improvement. Mark is a qualified Town Planner and business leader, with previous experience managing multi-disciplined project teams through property acquisition and leasing, town planning, engineering and design, project management and professional consulting disciplines. With 15 years of varied management experience, Mark has developed a flexible approach, coupled with energetic enthusiasm to strategically challenge the status quo to deliver a constructive difference. Mark provides a level of commercial and business acumen that complements Momentum’s executive leadership team and organisational experience.

Brendan Frawley
MCom(IT), BIntBus
Director of Marketing & Digital Solutions

Brendan holds a Masters in Commerce (IT) and a Bachelor in International Business Relations. Brendan honed his marketing skills within the automotive and consumer electronics industries in senior roles for Hyundai and Panasonic. He then moved into the “for purpose” sector, focusing on the transition to an NDIS and consumer driven landscape. He is passionate about customer service and loves expos and Brendan has the sought-after ability to combine maximizing brand awareness and market penetration with ensuring authentic representation of our clients and keeping organisational purpose front of mind.

Laura Kennedy
Certificate IV in Disability, Diploma Frontline Management
Executive Manager - Assisted Living

Laura Kennedy is a highly skilled and experienced manager who has worked in a variety of senior roles in disability for over 15 years. In this key leadership role, Laura manages a dedicated team to ensure access to secure, supported independent living for people with disabilities. Laura’s qualifications include a Certificate IV in Disability, a Diploma in Frontline Management and is currently studying towards a Diploma of Counselling.
Laura is committed to expanding Momentum Collective’s services to meet the support and accommodation needs of people with a disability across the Gold Coast and Northern Rivers regions.

Simone Smith

Executive Manager Community and Client Services

Simone has over 16 years’ experience in the aged care and social services sectors having held executive and senior management roles during much of this time. She has experience working in the Not for Profit, Local Government  and Private Sectors and has an extensive working knowledge of standards of practice and quality, governance and risk principles and the translation of these into practice in large organisations to achieve improved outcomes for clients and staff. Simone is often recognised for her strong leadership, innovation and creativity in regards to the delivery of person centred care to individuals and is a passionate advocate for individuals in needs of support and enablement.