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Member Spotlights

Get to know Ellevate members — women who are leading the charge — and learn from their stories.

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KR Liu

Board Of Directors

I am a technology executive and champion of new products that enhance the way we hear the world. I work toward accessibility innovation in technology and inclusion for people with disabilities.

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Debra Boulanger

CEO and Founder The Great Do-Over, Inc.

I'm Deb Boulanger, CEO of The Great Do-Over and Founder of The Passion Project Incubator for women entrepreneurs looking to launch and grow their businesses. I love to mentor smart and accomplished...

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Lenore Kantor

President and Chief Launch Officer Launch Warrior

I help high-growth companies and emerging women leaders focus on their most critical business challenges so they can effectively move forward and act in alignment with their vision and values.

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Beth Pettler Johnson

Director of Marketing RiverFront Investment Group

I'm Beth Pettler Johnson, Director of Marketing for RiverFront Investment Group. My current focus is rebranding the firm to better reflect our evolution of strategy, people, and products.

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Amanda McIntyre-Chavis

Ambassador-NY Chapter Women of Wearables

I'm a brand fixer with an unquenchable passion for music, art, and tech. I'm also the Chief Experience Officer/Founder of LegendFactory and the NY ambassador of Women of Wearables.

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Margaret Sacks

Senior Director, Risk Distribution & Credit Freddie Mac

Hi, I’m Margaret Sacks and I like to solve problems. My business passion is affordable rental housing that is clean, safe, and a welcoming environment.

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Mary Poffenroth, M.S.

Biology Lecturer/Fear Intelligence Adviser SJSU/Fear Forward

My life is the F word. I research it. I get on stages around the world and talk about it. I’m writing a book about it. It’s the F word no one wants to talk about, but everyone knows it so well. Fear.

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Christine Shin

Partner/ Chair of M&A Practice Russ, August & Kabat

I'm a partner at Russ August & Kabat and Chairwoman of the firm's M&A and private equity practice. I'm focused on building an innovative practice that provides top-quality, affordable legal services.

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Joanna L. Vahlsing, PMP

Sr. Vice President, Program Management Centro

I've been in some form of project, program, or portfolio management for eighteen years. I'm Senior Vice President of Program Management at Centro, an AdTech company revolutionizing the industry.

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Tuesday P. Brooks, MBA

Owner Ajoy Management Enterprsie

Business manager, private accountant, and public notary who helps small business owners plan for growth and stay out of tax trouble.

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Yael Jekogian

Managing Director WINGS WorldQuest

I am Managing Director of WINGS WorldQuest, a nonprofit organization that recognizes and supports extraordinary women in science and exploration. I have the privilege of focusing on my passions for...

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Gina Fata

Owner & Operator 88 Keys Relationship Coaching

I'm Gina Fata, and I'm a Relationship Coach. I help people create tools to build a better relationship with themselves and with other people. I am focused on helping people play big in their life b...