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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

Rebecca Spitzer
Rebecca Spitzer

Director of Product

Ben Sochar
Ben Sochar

Technical Lead

Sam Giannangeli
Sam 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

Hoa Newton
Hoa Newton

Full Stack Engineer

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 Associate


Chapter Officers

Gayle Doud
Gayle Doud

Boulder, Iowa

Chapter Marketing Lead

Product Manager at JumpCloud

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Susan MacDonald
Susan MacDonald

Garden City, NY

Chapter Co-President

Licensed Sales Agent at Daniel Gale Sotheby Real Estate

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Erin Urquhart

Chapter Events Co-Lead

Vice President at RBC

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Liz Miller
Liz Miller

Washington, District Of Columbia

Chapter Marketing Lead

Senior Marketing Manager at Divine Chocolate USA

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Sylvia  Liu
Sylvia Liu

San Francisco, CA

Co-Founder & CEO at Zamani Collection

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Lauren Sarnak
Lauren Sarnak

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Chapter Events Team

Manager, ECRM Success at Drip

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Javonne Pinkney
Javonne Pinkney

Los Angeles, CA

Chapter Young Professionals Lead

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Sheila Duffy
Sheila Duffy

Denver, Colorado

Chapter New Membership Lead

Director, Investment Advisory Services at Public Trust Advisors LLC

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Renee Cohen
Renee Cohen

Los Angeles, California

Chapter Membership Lead

Financial Advisor at Northwestern Mutual

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Kendra Ho
Kendra Ho

San Diego, California

Chapter Events Lead

Sales Operations at Bird Rock Systems

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Sharon Meeks
Sharon Meeks

Lindenhurst, Illinois

Chapter Content Events Co-Lead

Strategic Growth Manager at WestRock

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