ABOUT US

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Amy Longtin
Founder & CEO

Amy Longtin is a professional leader in the field of IT. Currently, she is a Senior Systems Administrator Lead at Tharaldson Hospitality Management. She has a personal investment in fostering leadership among young women, equity in technology education and careers, and she is a positive role model for young women in her community.

 

Longtin is the founder and President of Tech4Kids, a non-profit organization that was created to repurpose used laptops, iPads, and MacBooks that will be donated to children that do not have access to technology in their home.

 

Longtin holds a Master of Science degree in Business Management from the University of Mary, and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota Crookston. She credits her strong leadership skills to her lifetime love of and participation in organized sports. Mrs. Longtin was a dual athlete in college for both basketball and volleyball and was named MVP and All-Conference, respectively, during her time at the University of Minnesota Crookston.

 

After 20+ years in the technology industry as a Helpdesk Technician, Network Administrator, Web Developer, and Senior Systems Administrator, Longtin is sharing her wealth of knowledge by serving as an advocate for women in technology.

 

Mrs. Longtin is the current Mrs. North Dakota America 2020, a graduate of the 2018 North Dakota Women's Leadership Program. Mrs. Longtin is very involved in her community and always tries to add value to every group she works with.

 

Longtin is committed to inspiring, empowering, and providing opportunities to help women of all ages build self-confidence, invoke inspiration, and help mold young girls into becoming strong independent women.

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Nicole Davidson is the President of The Title Company. With over 20 years of real estate experience, she provides a smooth closing process to lenders, real estate agents, buyers and sellers. Nicole graduated from the University of Mary with a degree in business management.

 

Nicole resides in Fargo with her husband Barry and two teenage children, Kaden and Kaia. Prior to coming to Fargo, Nicole grew up on a farm in southeastern North Dakota where she learned the value of hard work, kindness and teamwork. You can typically find Nicole at the hockey rink or the volleyball court cheering on her kids. She has a desire to help children that may not have access to technology resources to be successful in school which, in turn, will help them in everyday life.

Nicole Davidson
Board Member/Secretary
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Rachel Schall is currently the Corporate Controller with Border States Industries, Inc. and has over 16 years of experience in the finance field. She began her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLC, a national accounting firm where she focused on proper business process and IT controls. She also worked at Target Corporation and was the Program Manager for the Sarbanes Oxley program for IT. She is a member of the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants. Rachel graduated from the University of North Dakota in 2004 with a Bachelor’s degree in accountancy and a Bachelor’s degree in business administration–information systems.

 

Rachel resides in Fargo with her husband Steve and 3 kids, Hudson, Landon and Sawyer. She stays busy spending time with the family at the lakes and running to all her kid’s activities. She has a passion for helping children to ensure they have the resources and tools to be successful in school and building their skillset to be successful in the future.

Rachel Schall
Board Member/Treasurer
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Sara Hough is dedicated to helping families and small business owners by customizing financial plans designed to achieve their personal goals. She holds a Bachelors of Arts from the University of St. Thomas in St.Paul, MN and over 15 years of experience in business across the medical/dental and financial services industries. Sara works as a Financial Advisor with Merrill Lynch, and follows their deep seated tradition of giving back to the community through a variety of different volunteer opportunities. In 2020, Sara was recognized by the North Dakota Women’s Business Center for her completion of the Women’s Leadership Program. She also contributed to the re-launch of the Red River Valley CHADD in January of 2021, and serves as their Marketing and PR specialist. Of her many hats, Sara is most proud of her role as a Mother, raising her children to be strong, caring and intelligent young ladies. Sara, husband Dustin and their children reside in Barnesville and enjoy traveling and spending time with friends and family.

Sara Hough
Board Memeber/Volunteer