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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

Senior Director of 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

Client Relations Associate

Johanna Pulgarin
Johanna Pulgarin

Program Manager

Samantha Schwarz
Samantha Schwarz

Program Manager

Jess Matley
Jess Matley

Chapter Operations & Event Coordinator

Raquel Ugalde
Raquel Ugalde

Chapter Program Manager

Rachel Maïga
Rachel Maïga

Chapter Program Manager

Alison Williams
Alison Williams

Marketing Coordinator

Hoa Newton
Hoa Newton

Full Stack Engineer

Elisa Verna
Elisa Verna

Junior 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

Caroline Kang
Caroline Kang

Events Associate

Calvin Ieong
Calvin Ieong

Full Stack Engineer


Chapter Officers

Jill Barcelona
Jill Barcelona

Achiever Co-Lead

San Francisco

Dionne N. Green, CFA
Dionne N. Green, CFA

Executive Council & Innovator Lead

Boston

Danielle Kristine Toussaint
Danielle Kristine Toussaint

Founder + CEO

She Thinks Purple

Social Media Lead

Washington, D.C.

Beth Lye
Beth Lye

Sr. Manager of Donor Relations

Cara Chicago

Membership Lead

Chicago

Jyoti Sarda
Jyoti Sarda

Principal

Nimble Media LLC

Co-President

Los Angeles

Vicki Mayowski
Vicki Mayowski

Treasurer

Foster Holdings, Inc.

Treasurer

Pittsburgh

Avil Beckford
Avil Beckford

Chief Communications Officer, Author of Tales of People Who Get It, Expert Interviewer

Ambeck Enterprise

Co-President

Toronto

Hina Chawdhry
Hina Chawdhry

Tax Manager

BDO USA LLP

Membership Lead

Pittsburgh

Pam Krill
Pam Krill

Sharholder/Partner

Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.

Co-President

Madison

Nicole Normand
Nicole Normand

Leadership Success Career Coach

Innovative Coaching Services

Co-President

Toronto

Lindsay Bailey
Lindsay Bailey

Founder/ CEO

Fit Pros On Location

Co-President

San Francisco

Kathleen Forsyth
Kathleen Forsyth

Managing Partner

Getting the Career You Want

Membership Lead

Boulder

Jazmin Valentin
Jazmin Valentin

New Member Lead

Boston

Nesa Opp
Nesa Opp

Franchise Development for multiple brands

Owner of Scout & Molly's - a women's boutique in the Denver Pavilions

Community Influence Lead

Denver