MASS-SPECC Consultancy Unit  (MCU)

MCU is the extension arm of MASS-SPECC. We use assessment, planning, resource access, coaching, mentoring, management assistance and continuous improvement. We specialize in working with credit and savings cooperatives to achieve growth, increase profitability, improve board leadership, and help strengthen management. We provide services that are comprehensive and personalized. We tailor our programs and solutions to your co-op needs in the following areas of development:

  • Governance and Leadership Development
  • Operational and Financial Improvement
  • Credit and Savings Operational Improvement
  • Marketing and Membership Development
  • Human Resource Assessment and Support
  • Financial Resource and Risk Management

Composing the resource pool are the cooperative practitioners, specialist and advisors with hands-on experience on co-op matters. Experts from the academe and corporate sectors are also invited to ensure that the  c-op experience is enriched with the current practices of the mainstream.

It is our goal to be able to provide co-ops a total end to end solution, based on the co-op’s desired area of development, using a cooperative standard.

Services Offered
Programs and Services
1. Consultancy Management

  • Strategic Planning
  • Business Planning
  • Operations Review
  • Financial Assessments and Review
  • Human Resource Assessment and Support
2. Capacity Building ProgramIt is a comprehensive capacity building program establishing cooperative standards geared towards effective and efficient translation of the cooperative sector’s mission towards member development anchored on cooperative values and principles.

  • Assessment on Capacity Areas
  • Capacity Building Planning
  • Mentoring Program
  • Cross-functional Interventions
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
Name Contact Information
Viola C. Siozon, Manager 09778297703
Ma. Carmel Rowena T. Neri, CB Program Officer 09156193806
Shela Banaga, Credit Advisor 09777313577
Jezrael G. Salavedra, Finance Advisor 09177100219
Rotsen T. Cuevas, Credit Advisor 09363099097
Klaryssa B. Catubig, CB Administrative Staff 09177773518
MCU Staff
Name Contact Information
Viola Casino-Siozon


Ma. Carmel Rowena T. Neri
CB Program Officer
Shela T. Bañaga
Credit Advisor
Jezrael G. Salavedra
Finance Advisor
Rotsen T. Cuevas
Credit Advisor
Klaryssa B. Catubig
CB Administrative Staff