Our Team

Meet the Trailblazers Behind Rocky Mountain Women's Business Center

At the heart of the Rocky Mountain Women's Business Center is a passionate and experienced team dedicated to propelling female entrepreneurs to new heights. Get to know the driving force behind your business success.



Kassi Strong

Program Director, Rocky Mountain Women's Business Center

Kassi is a born and raised Montanan who is passionate about helping companies grow with thoughtful business plans. When she isn't meeting with, or advocating for, women business owners in Montana you can find her enjoying time with her husband and two sons.


Marguerite Thordarson

Business Advisor, Rocky Mountain Women's Business Center

Marguerite was born and grew up in the diverse landscapes of Montana. She’s a mother of three intelligent, energetic, creative people who are all very differently talented and uniquely impassioned. When spending time together, they enjoy walks in nature, playing with dogs, Sunday baking, and big messy crafts.


Mariah Omeasoo

Rocky Mountain WBC, Marketing Coordinator

Mariah was born and grew up on the Blackfeet Reservation in Montana. She is an enrolled member of the Blackfeet Tribe in Montana and Ermineskin Cree Nation in Alberta, Canada. She has a Bachelor of Business Administration-Marketing from the University of Montana.

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Anya Smith

Marketing Assistant, Rocky Mountain Women's Business Center

Anya graduated summa cum laude from the University of Montana in 2022 with a BA in Anthropology and a minor in Global Public Health. She comes from a rural town in Montana. Phrases like "start up" and "entrepreneur" were commonly used in her family, stoking her interest in small business endeavors from a young age. After serving a year as an AmeriCorps VISTA for the WBC, she is thrilled to continue working with Accelerate Montana. Anya enjoys filmmaking, writing, and dancing in her free time.

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Angie Willey

Administrative Assistant, Rocky Mountain Women's Business Center

Angie is a versatile administrative assistant with over 10 years experience. Working with various types of businesses she has built up a unique set of skills. Helping businesses to succeed is a true passion for her. Outside of work, Angie enjoys spending time with her husband, their beautiful daughter and their pups!

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You can also email us directly at kassi@rockymountainwbc.org or text or call ‪(406) 272-2132‬, and we will do our best to reply within two business days.