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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

VP Operations & Strategy

Allison Matejczyk

Senior Director of Corporate Partnerships

Rebecca Spitzer

VP of Product & Technology

Ben Sochar

Technical Lead

Sam Giannangeli

Operations Lead

Johanna Pulgarin

Program Manager

Samantha Schwarz

Product Lead

Jess Matley

Chapter Program Lead

Christina Murphy

Marketing Coordinator

Myra Robinson

Community Success Coordinator

Megan Oliver

Marketing Associate

Rachel Cohen

Enterprise Relationship Manager

Pranita Balusu

Program Manager


Chapter Officers

Jen Walter

Jen Walter

Charlotte, NC

Chapter Event Lead

Confidence Coach at Jen Walter Coaching

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Cindy Kynard

Chapter Marketing Lead

Principal Marketing Consultant at Kynard Consulting

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Johanna P.

Johanna P.

New York, NY

Chapter Membership Lead

Program Manager at Ellevate Network

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Judith Lukomski

Judith Lukomski

Orange County, CA

Chapter President

CEO at Transitions Today

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Michelle D. Griffin

Michelle D. Griffin

Newport Beach, CA

Chapter Membership Lead

Principal at MDG Consulting Services

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Shannon Danesteh

Shannon Danesteh

Union, KY

Chapter Social Media Lead

Marketing Expert at 5 Star Social Media

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Rebecca Cadena, PMP

Rebecca Cadena, PMP

Chicago, IL

Chapter Young Professionals Lead

Project Manager II - Global Engineering Services at Amazon

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Barbara Churchill

Barbara Churchill

Minnetonka, Minnesota

Chapter Events Lead

Self-confidence & Executive Coach at Barbara Churchill Coaching & Consulting

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Suzanna Thekkekara

Suzanna Thekkekara

Mumbai, MH

Chapter President

HR Business Partner at Healthcare

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Brittany Letto

Brittany Letto

Los Angeles, CA

Chapter Operations Reporting Lead

Financial Advisor at Morgan Stanley

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Barbara Strnad

Barbara Strnad

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Chapter Co-President

Corporate Business, Real Estate, and Energy Attorney at Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote

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Priyanjolie Roy

Priyanjolie Roy

Stamford, CT

Chapter Social Media Lead

Product Marketing Manager at Facebook

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