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Zach Leopold Director of Operations Zach was born in Ft. Lauderdale to parents Donna and Raymond Leopold. He moved to Keystone Heights Florida at age 8, and lived there until attending to Florida State University upon high school graduation. Zach lived in Tallahassee for five years, and is a proud Seminole Alumni. Upon leaving, Zach […]
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Zach Leopold

Director of Operations

Zach was born in Ft. Lauderdale to parents Donna and Raymond Leopold. He moved to Keystone Heights Florida at age 8, and lived there until attending to Florida State University upon high school graduation. Zach lived in Tallahassee for five years, and is a proud Seminole Alumni. Upon leaving, Zach moved back home, and started an internship with Montgomery Center. He has moved through the ranks from intern, to Event Coordinator, to Kitchen Director, and is now our Hospitality Director. In his spare times he enjoys spending time with his best friend Diesel (an 8-year old pitbull), his family, and his friends. 

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Jared Lane

Culinary Director

Jared is a Gainesville native who attended Camp Montgomery in his youth.  He attended Oak Hall Private school in Gainesville, then moved to Charleston, SC where he attended the International Culinary School at the Art Institute of Charleston.  Jared stayed in Charleston after graduation, managing a pre-prohibition cocktail bar and restaurant for a few years. It was there he met his wife, Caroline.  The couple moved back to Gainesville shortly before their daughter, Aubrey was born.  After a stint at Northwestern Mutual and a couple of local restaurants, the opportunity to work at Montgomery fell in my lap.  The Lane family now lives at Montgomery where Jared serves as the Culinary Director. 

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John P Raimer

Maintenance Director

John helped raise his three children in Gainesville and was very active in the community as Gainesville High School’s Girls JV basketball coach and the NJROTC Program. John and John Jr raced at Gainesville Raceway in the Junior Dragster program for several years. John retired from Gainesville Regional Utilities in Sept 2009 when he felt God calling him into the mission field. John has served as a construction manager for church organizations and non-profits for the past 12 years in Louisiana, Alabama, Texas, North and South Carolina, and Florida after natural (Hurricanes) and artificial (fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas) disasters helping rebuild homes with volunteers. John is excited to be at Montgomery Center and back in Florida, close to his children and two of his six grandchildren.

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Nora Corbett

Interim Program Director

Nora was born in Ocala, FL and grew up attending Weirsdale Presbyterian Church. In second grade, Nora began her journey with Montgomery attending camps through high school when she went through Montgomery’s LIT program. After graduating high school, she worked as a counselor and returned for two more summers on leadership staff while she was a student at the University of Central Florida. After graduating UCF in 2014, with a Bachelor of Science in Event Management, Nora continued in her passion for outdoor ministry. Moving to North Carolina, she worked on the leadership staff at Camp Albemarle where she met her husband, Jesse. They have welcomed two children into the world and are thankful that the Lord has led them back to a place as special as Montgomery.

Doris Tyler

Domestic Supervisor

Doris Tyler was born in Coral Gables Florida and has lived in Florida most of her life.  She attended college at North Miami Community College and Central Florida Community College where she pursued degrees in Psychology and Human Services. She successfully raised, homeschooled and launched three children. After her children moved out of the home, she relocated to Keystone Heights to spend time with her aging parents. Doris was hired as a host at Montgomery within a month of relocation and started helping out in the kitchen as well. She has now served in the kitchen at Montgomery for 3 years and counting.

Becki White

Group Host

Becki is originally from Ohio and moved to South Florida in 2002 to be close to her parents and care for her husband of 5 years before he passed from Lung Cancer in 2003. Becki met her current husband Mark in May of 2006 and in October 2007 they were married and expecting their first child. In October 31, 2007, their son, Charles was born. “Our gift from God.” Becki has a strong faith and spiritual base and believes that God has gotten her thru many challenges in her life.  She attended First Methodist Church in Coral Springs while living in South Florida. Becki has an Associate Degree in Business.  She has 7 years of Retail Customer Service and 18 years as an Administrative Assistant for a wide range of companies.  She was also an Office Manager and a Corporate Officer of her Family-Owned Business for 3 years before moving to South Florida. Becki is a dedicated Mother, Wife, and Child of GOD.  “The Will of God will never lead you where the Grace of God cannot keep you.” Becki and her family were brought to Montgomery Presbyterian Center thru Operation Barnabas and Trey Fagan.

Charlene Brown

Housekeeping

Originally from Jacksonville, Charlene traveled the world during her husband’s 26-year service in the Navy. He passed away in 2018, leaving behind their two children and three grandchildren. Charlene has an Associate’s degree in Science from Guam University. Before coming to Montgomery, she was branch manager for a pest control company, and then a welder in Green Coast Springs until retirement in 2001. Charlene has served at Montgomery Center since 2012.

 

Jesse Corbett

Interim Summer Activities Director

Jesse is a Boise, Idaho native who loves spending his time in the mountains. With his father retiring from the air force, his family relocated to North Carolina where Jesse joined the Army National Guard as a medic. He spent many of his summers working at Camp Albemarle, which included time as a counselor and leadership director. It was there that he met his wife, Nora. Jesse then graduated from East Carolina University with a degree in Secondary History Education. Jesse is a teacher at North Marion High when he is not at Montgomery. In his spare time, he loves rooting on the Dallas Cowboys and playing with his two children, Esther and Asher.