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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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Sheila Murphy

CEO Focus Forward Consulting

For over 20 years, as a one-time award-winning senior legal officer for a Fortune 50 company, I successfully developed, coached, and transformed talent in corporate America and law firms. Today, as...

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Christy Plunkett-Barese

Financial Representative Northwestern Mutual

I am a financial representative, relationship builder, daughter, mother and wife. I recently left nonprofit to start my own financial planning practice partnering with Northwestern Mutual speci...

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Dr. Nadine Collins

CEO Nadine Collins Coaching & Consultancy

Hey everyone. Hi, I am Dr. Nadine Collins. I am an International Speaker, Women’s Leadership Expert, Spiritual Wellness Coach, Prayer Counselor and Author.  I am passionate about "purpose" and h...

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Audrey Davoodi

CEO, Mortgage Broker, Holistic Wealth Advisor Guardians, LLC, Guardians Lending, Charge Up OC

Greetings Ellevate Network of fabulous women! My name is Adrine Davoodi but my friends and family call me Audrey. I founded Guardians, LLC and its affiliate companies in 2018 after spending more th...

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Lindsay Yaw Rogers

Master Storyteller Raw Strategy

I'm a storyteller at heart. I started Raw Strategy to bring fidelity to other people's stories for high-impact marketing. In that, I help entrepreneurs, companies, and brands discover, unpack, and ...

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Dawn Parks

CEO SheMoolah

I am the CEO of SheMoolah and am focused on 3 areas. (1) Building an e-learning program for women about their relationship to money, (2) Building an entrepreneurship program for women looking at ch...

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Jeanay Butler

Digital Communications Specialist Department of Education

My name is Jeanay Butler and I'm a highly skilled web and communications strategist who combines knowledge of digital media outreach with experience in issue-based advocacy. Proven talent in projec...

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Sue Yasav

CEO / Founder Marquette Marketing

For the majority of my career, I worked at some of the largest companies in the world - IBM, Citibank and GE Capital. When my job was eliminated in December due to the pandemic, I decided to start ...

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Alessandra Leggio-DiMatteo

CPA, CFE, and Owner Leggio Di Matteo CPA Professional Corporation

My name is Alessandra Leggio and I am originally from Venezuela, and I have been in the forensic accounting field for over 8 years. I was working for EY for 7 years and started my own Forensic Acco...

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Chantele Pereira

Head, Conduct, Financial Crime and Compliance Assurance, Europe & Americas Standard Chartered Bank

Hi! My name is Chantele Pereira and I am on this sometimes confusing but phenomenal journey to discovering myself, defining my purpose, developing my brand and achieving my full potential. I starte...

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Tessie Tracy

CEO and Founder HAPIE Co. LLC

Hi! I'm Tessie, Certified Eating Psychology Coach and Founder of HAPIE Co. I help ambitious women who struggle with body image and emotional eating learn how to find food balance, body confidence, ...

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Kristin Burke

Goal Achievement Coach Self

As a Goal Achievement Coach, I collaborate with ambitious women to help them accelerate the growth of their client-based businesses and partner with leaders to help them grow inclusive teams. I bri...