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Our Team

Meet your Ellevate team! We are a dynamic group coming from diverse backgrounds and industries, and yet we can all agree on a few basic ideals. Women are awesome. Through networking and education, women can flourish. And by engaging and empowering professional women economically, we can activate a community of current and future leaders who have the power to change the world. We hope you'll join us on this exhilarating journey.

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Maricella Herrera Avila
Maricella Herrera Avila

VP Operations & Strategy

Allison Matejczyk
Allison Matejczyk

Senior Director of Corporate Partnerships

Rebecca Spitzer
Rebecca Spitzer

Director of Product

Ben Sochar
Ben Sochar

Technical Lead

Sam Giannangeli
Sam Giannangeli

Operations Lead

Madeline Kelley
Madeline Kelley

Enterprise Account Manager

Sivi Ananthasingam
Sivi Ananthasingam

Enterprise Relationship Manager

Johanna Pulgarin
Johanna Pulgarin

Program Manager

Samantha Schwarz
Samantha Schwarz

Product Lead

Jess Matley
Jess Matley

Chapter Program Lead

Raquel Ugalde
Raquel Ugalde

Chapter Program Manager

Laura Ackerman
Laura Ackerman

Marketing Lead

Calvin Ieong
Calvin Ieong

Full Stack Engineer

Amanda Chiu
Amanda Chiu

Designer

Alex Strong
Alex Strong

Executive Assistant

Charles Thompson Wang
Charles Thompson Wang

Social Media Coordinator

Nikki Elechi
Nikki Elechi

Events Coordinator

Christina Murphy
Christina Murphy

Customer Success Associate


Chapter Officers

Michelle Swenson

Chapter Networking Events Lead

Past Member

Financial Guide at Alerus

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Annie Wickham
Annie Wickham

Indian Trail, North Carolina

Chapter Events Co-Lead

Past Member

Co-Founder and Creator of Shift-Ed Podcast at Co-Founder of the Shift-Ed Network and Co-Creator of the Shift-Ed Podcast

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Erin Gahagan
Erin Gahagan

Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

Chapter Events Co-Lead

Team Lead Business Development at Blackbaud

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Michele Madera
Michele Madera

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Chapter Membership Co-Lead

Partner, Business Immigration at Klasko Immigration Law Partners, LLP

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Javonne Pinkney
Javonne Pinkney

Los Angeles, CA

Chapter Young Professionals Lead

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Laura Compton
Laura Compton

Guaynabo, PR

Chapter Co-President

Sr. Business Rental Sales Executive at Enterprise Holdings Inc

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María Eizaguirre Comendador

Chapter Community Influence Lead

Editor at Tve

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Isabel Serra
Isabel Serra

Madrid, Madrid

Chapter Events Co-Lead

CEO at Cygnus Asset Management SGIIC, SA

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Julie Ross
Julie Ross

Niles, IL

Chapter Young Professional Lead

Strategic Planning Manager at Shure Incorporated

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Monica Mc Cartan
Monica Mc Cartan

New York, New York

Chapter Networking Event Co-Lead

Financial Controller for Equity Derivatives at UBS

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Emilie Aries
Emilie Aries

Denver, CO

Chapter Marketing Lead

Founder & CEO at Bossed Up

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