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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

Director of Corporate Partnerships

Tina Pettigrew
Tina Pettigrew

Director of Communications

Rebecca Spitzer
Rebecca Spitzer

Director of Product

Ben Sochar
Ben Sochar

Technical Lead

Samantha Giannangeli
Samantha Giannangeli

People Operations Lead

Madeline Kelley
Madeline Kelley

Enterprise Account Manager

Sivi Ananthasingam
Sivi Ananthasingam

Enterprise Client Associate

Johanna Pulgarin
Johanna Pulgarin

Program Manager

Samantha Schwarz
Samantha Schwarz

Program Manager

Jess Matley
Jess Matley

Chapter Program Lead

Raquel Ugalde
Raquel Ugalde

Chapter Program Manager

Rachel Maïga
Rachel Maïga

Chapter Program Manager

Hoa Newton
Hoa Newton

Full Stack Engineer

Kirsten Penaloza
Kirsten Penaloza

Customer Experience Lead

Jessica Pelaez
Jessica Pelaez

Operations Coordinator

Laura Ackerman
Laura Ackerman

Marketing Lead

Taylor Bolton
Taylor Bolton

Communications Coordinator

Rebecca Pisko
Rebecca Pisko

Content Coordinator

Calvin Ieong
Calvin Ieong

Full Stack Engineer

Amanda Chiu
Amanda Chiu

Designer

Nadine Shelton
Nadine Shelton

Technical Project Manager


Chapter Officers

Carolynn Fedor
Carolynn Fedor

Chapter Leader

Marketing Lead

Central New Jersey

Linda E Bauer, VP, Wealth Manager
Linda E Bauer, VP, Wealth Manager

Councilwoman

City of Blue Ash

Community Influence Lead

Cincinnati

Babita Trivedi CFP®
Babita Trivedi CFP®

Financial Planner

Lighthouse Financial Network, LLC

Membership Lead

Long Island

Isabel Serra
Isabel Serra

CEO

Cygnus Asset Management SGIIC, SA

Events Co-Lead

Madrid

Jill Barcelona
Jill Barcelona

Financial Analyst

Achiever Co-Lead

San Francisco

Lisa Magnuson
Lisa Magnuson

Chief Brand Officer

SHIFT

Past Member

Executive Council & Innovator Lead

Chicago

Kitty Vorisek
Kitty Vorisek

Executive Director

Lucas GC

Beijing

Lara Caride
Lara Caride

Cofundadora y Directora Ejecutiva

Gali producciones

Social Media Lead

Puerto Rico

Emily Finch
Emily Finch

Financial Advisor

Baird

Treasurer

NC Triangle

Sandy Quinque
Sandy Quinque

Managing Partner

Positively People

Co-President

Charleston

Crystal Thies
Crystal Thies

CEO & LinkedIn Ninja

Crystal Clear Buzz

Member Acquisition Lead

Cincinnati

Jyoti Sarda
Jyoti Sarda

Principal

Nimble Media LLC

Co-President

Los Angeles

Meg Collins
Meg Collins

President and CEO

New England Research & Management, Inc.

New Member Lead

Chicago

Andrea Chowansky
Andrea Chowansky

VP, Product Manager

PNC Bank

Events Lead

Philadelphia

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