Meet Our Team

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Katelyn Montgomery

President

Katelyn Montgomery is the founder of Worldgate, llc and is responsible for helping to define Worldgate’s vision, values, policies, and corporate strategy. In addition, Katelyn is responsible for all internal operations including Human Resources, Finance, and Internal Communications. Katelyn brings over 30 years of management experience across both small and enterprise businesses in the IT, telecommunications, and non-profit sectors. In her executive leadership roles, she has been responsible for setting strategic direction and overseeing implementation of several large-scale initiatives. Katelyn earned her MBA from the University of Maryland, College Park and is proud to be an alumnus of the University of New Hampshire.

She is passionate about Worldgate’s programs to give back to the community, including our public school and youth sports philanthropy programs.

Fun Facts About Katelyn:

  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Bethany Beach, DE
  • Favorite Movie: “Sliding Doors”
  • Favorite Song: The Outfield – “Your Love,”
  • Guilty Pleasure: Red things – Swedish fish and red wine
  • When I’m not working at Worldgate, I can often be seen on a field or a court cheering for my three children.
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Scott Montgomery

Chief Customer Officer

Scott Montgomery is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of our delivery, consulting services and sales teams. He is greatly focused on nurturing our client relationships and our strategic alliances, including our important alliance with Ultimate Kronos Group.

Despite many certifications and leadership training accomplishments, Scott deferred obtaining his bachelor’s degree to build Worldgate. In May of 2020, Scott decided it was time to pursue something for himself and was ultimately accepted by the University of Virginia to pursue his bachelor’s degree. After a few years part time Scott is now on track to finish his Bachelor’s degree from UVA, May 2023.  Scott previously earned an Associates of Science (A.S.) degree with honors (Phi Theta Kappa) from Northern Virginia Community College.

Scott's leadership approach starts with employee well-being, growth and fostering a learner mindset. He completed George Mason University’s certification program as a certified leadership and organizational well-being coach and has achieved an ICF-ACC accreditation.  He has recently published two books (Success Mindsets & How Did You Get Here, lessons of unconventional success) both have made their way to #1 on the Wall Street Journal, USA today and Amazon best seller lists. He is focused on developing and sharing his Leadership tools and mindset with others and plans to offer these through local workshops early in 2023.

Scott serves on the board of Brize which is an emerging organization offering tools and interactive lessons for strategic thinking, effective communication, collaborative behaviors, and positive mindsets that lead to exceptional job performance, greater job satisfaction, and lower work-related stress and anxiety.

Scott’s priority is his family. He is a loving husband of over 20 years and a proud, hands-on father of three. He enjoys a glass of wine, long walks with his wife and pursuing the never ending battle of physical fitness. He has completed more than 15 Sprint and Olympic size triathlons, as well as an Ironman 70.3.

Fun Facts About Scott:

  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Florida Keys
  • Favorite Song: Pink Floyd – “Time”
  • Guilty Pleasure: Reality TV
  • When I’m not working at Worldgate, I can be seen working out or running.
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Rob Moser

Vice President of Service Delivery

As Vice President of Service Delivery, Rob’s primary role is to strategically lead and expand Worldgate’s full portfolio of service offerings and practice areas serving clients across the K-12, higher education and public sector markets.  He is keenly focused on ensuring that Worldgate’s service delivery teams are providing exceptional services that exceed our clients’ expectations by working closely with and coordinates all internal service delivery resources, helping teams manage client relationships and leading the relationships with our vendor Partners.

Rob has held a number of senior executive positions in professional services and consulting organizations during his 30+ year career. He has a passion for the application of technology solution to improve constituent services in the Public Sector and to improve teaching and learning in classrooms across the United States.  Working in partnership with his clients prior to starting an engagement, he develops winning statements of work that lead to successful services engagements.  He then provides ongoing executive support to lead those service delivery team in the  application of new innovations that solve difficult business and academic challenges. Rob holds a B.S. in computer science and an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and serves as the Board Chairman for the Friend of Global Community Charter School in Harlem, New York.

Rob enjoys spending time with and traveling with his wife of 30 years and two grown children.

Fun Facts About Rob:

  • Favorite Vacation Spot: St, Thomas, USVI
  • Favorite Movie: “The Godfather”
  • Guilty Pleasure: Taco Bell
  • When I’m not working at Worldgate, I can often be seen enjoying an adult beverage while sitting on my front porch with friends.
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Tinsley Stricker

Director of Human Resources

As Director of Human Resources, Tinsley brings a wealth of diverse professional experience to Worldgate, llc. Through her leadership, strategic initiatives, and creative approaches, she has reshaped the human resources department to ensure Worldgate remains an exceptional workplace.

Tinsley’s 13+ years of business and human resources experience and her tenacious management style help align cross-departmental communication and collaboration and take Worldgate’s HR department to new heights.

Tinsley earned degrees in communications from George Mason University; business administration from Northern Virginia Community College, and a human resource management certification from George Mason University.

Fun Facts About Tinsley:

  • Favorite Vacation Spot: The sunny beaches of Puerto Rico and the Outer Banks
  • Favorite Song: My taste and interest in music change with the wind!
  • Guilty Pleasure: Binge watching Netflix with my hubby
  • When I’m not working at Worldgate, you can find me experimenting in the kitchen; cheering on my son’s baseball team, or taking walks with my family.
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Beth O’Rourke

Lead Project Coordinator

As Project Coordinator for Worldgate, llc, it is Beth’s role to document processes, coordinate marketing efforts and to generally assist the executives of the sales and marketing organization.

Beth has gained a wealth of experience in customer service and project management from her 30 years working for both public and private companies. She has a proven track record of identifying and rectifying customer issues as well as documenting processes to ensure consistency throughout an organization. Beth holds a Bachelor of business administration and international business degree from the George Washington University.

Outside of Worldgate, Beth's focus is on her family and planning for her next adventure in Lake Norman, NC.

Fun Facts About Beth:

  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Floating in a lake
  • Favorite Song: “Hallelujah” sung by wounded veterans through Musicorps
  • Guilty Pleasure: Sitting on my deck while enjoying a cup of coffee and the silence of our woods
  • When I’m not working at Worldgate, I enjoy cooking for my family and friends; working in my garden, and spending time with my boys.
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Rich Yannelli

Program Manager

Rich serves Worldgate’s K-12 school district clients as a Program Manager directly overseeing and supporting staff as well as interfacing with the clients to make sure they are receiving high quality service.   He directly manages staff on a day-to-day basis, ensuring they follow company protocols, are compliant with customer policies, supports their professional development and addresses performance issues if they arise.

His extensive K-12 experience makes him invaluable in this role. Prior to joining Worldgate, Rich worked as Director of Operational Systems for the School District of Philadelphia. He has deep experience with academic and operational based systems such as SIS, Gradebook, Library  Management, Transportation, Facilities, Food Services and Student Records.

He started his career as a computer programmer and progressed into the management ranks. Even though he was in a management position throughout most of his career, he also served as a project manager, directly responsible for many system implementations and integrations with third party system. He led teams of functional and technical staff through implementations.  He also led development activities ranging from requirement gathering, system and UI design, data integration, testing, documentation and end-user training as well as building custom web-based applications. He is always focused on helping customers utilize technology to improve their operational workflow, increase efficiencies and move the organization forward.

Rich holds a BS in computer science/business administration from Kutztown State College and has completed professional training courses in Leadership, Management, Personal Growth and Project Management practices.

Outside of work, he is an avid football fan; coached youth football for 14 years, likes to attend games at all levels. He enjoys spending time with his two daughters, family and friends, going to the shore, playing golf and exercising.  But, his real out-of-work passion is doing DIY projects. When he is at home, he is usually wearing a tool belt looking for something to build or fix!

Fun Facts About Rich:

  • Favorite Vacation Spot - Any BEACH!
  • Guilty Pleasure – HERSHEY’S Milk Chocolate with Almonds candy bar
  • When I’m not working at Worldgate, I am usually wearing a tool belt and working on some type of DIY project!
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Mary Cowden

Accounting Manager

Mary is responsible for the day-to-day functions and processes that drive the financial health of our organization. She started her career developing and installing software for a variety of large corporate and government clients, and then transitioned her focus to accounting. Mary has provided accounting services for a variety of local small businesses for the past 10 years. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Virginia and has served as treasurer of a non-profit organization at UVA for the past 12 years.

Fun Facts About Mary:

  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Any U.S. national park
  • Favorite Movie: “Dr. Zhivago”
  • Favorite Book: “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn”
  • When I’m not working at Worldgate, I am most likely at the gym, riding my bike, or walking with family and friends.