(Alumnus) President at Gateway Ticketing Systems, Inc.
On Dec. 15, 1999, Michael Andre was named the president of Gateway Ticketing Systems Inc., succeeding Peter Grumblatt.
Mr. Andre, who most recently served as executive vice president of Gateway Ticketing Systems, is a co-founder of Gateway Ticketing Systems and a member of its board of directors. Prior to his appointment as vice president, Mr. Andre served as director of engineering and successully launched the company’s attraction ticketing division and managed several large customer accounts.
As president, Mr. Andre takes on immediate responsibility for the success of day-to-day operations. Prior to his promotion, he was instrumental in expanding Gateway’s engineering department in the areas of product development, product support, and special projects. He will continue to play a major roll in the engineering department, and the overall product direction of the company.
“This transition will allow several of our employees to step into new business roles. I will now be able to focus on furthering the development of our other partnerships and growing the business internationally.” said Gateway president, Michael Andre.
Outgoing president, Peter Grumblatt, was the original founder Gateway Ticketing Systems, first as a division of Merion Software Associates in 1987 and then incorporating the following year with partners Michael Andre and Darryl Moser. From that small start, Gateway was recognized this year by Deloitte & Touche as one of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in Eastern Pennsylvania.
“I am pleased to hand over the reins to my co-founders,” said Mr. Grumblatt, who has more than thirty-two years experience in software development, including twelve years in ticketing and point of sale systems. Mr. Grumblatt expects to continue contributing to Gateway as a programmer for special projects while pursuing other interests.
Gateway Ticketing Systems, Inc. is the premier provider of in-house ticketing systems for the attraction, amusement, and intercity bus transportation industries. Located in Boyertown Pennsylvania, Gateway provides sales, service, and support for ticketing systems worldwide.