Linda Ritchie

Linda Ritchie – VP of Account Management


After serving as C.E.O./Executive Director of MPowering Kids for the last six years, Linda now supports MPowering Kids as a Board Director. As the CEO of The Gateway Group, a strategic marketing and high-tech consulting firm, Linda brings 25 years of marketing, web/ecommerce, and branding strategy expertise to the fore; assisting her clients expand their businesses and profits. Before creating The Gateway Group in 2003, Linda spent many years as a senior marketing executive with several global corporations, including Epson America, where she launched new strategic markets as part of the Corporate Strategy group and was ultimately responsible for Epson’s Ecommerce division. Prior to Epson, Linda led the early start-up and growth phases of the introduction of the VCR Plus+ technology into a $50 million business in the U.S. for Gemstar/TV Guide Corporation. Linda attended the University of Massachusetts at Amherst for both her BA and MBA studies. Linda is also an active community leader through her work as a certified emergency response team member, and as a certified master gardener that volunteers as a speaker, writer, and resource to the community.