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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

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

Amanda Chiu
Amanda Chiu

Designer

Nikki Elechi
Nikki Elechi

Events Coordinator

Christina Murphy
Christina Murphy

Customer Success Associate

Myra Robinson
Myra Robinson

Community Success Coordinator

Megan Oliver
Megan Oliver

Social Media Associate


Chapter Officers

Kaitlin Van Fleet
Kaitlin Van Fleet

Pittsburgh, PA

Chapter Social Media Lead

Communications Specialist at PNC Bank

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Maria Garcia Nielsen

Chapter Co-President

Independent Director at FEGEMU SA a Portwest Company

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Tai Docarmo
Tai Docarmo

Missouri City, TX

Chapter Co-President

CPRES & Realtor at Keller Williams | Houston Memorial

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Cindy Montgenie
Cindy Montgenie

Doral, FL

Chapter Co-President

CEO & Founder at New Skies Nation

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Hina Chawdhry
Hina Chawdhry

Pittsburgh, PA

Chapter Membership Lead

Tax Manager at BDO USA LLP

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Lara Caride
Lara Caride

Trujillo Alto, Trujillo Alto

Chapter Social Media Lead

Cofundadora at Gali producciones

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Anastasia Ware
Anastasia Ware

Longmont, CO

Chapter Membership CoLead

Project/Program Manager at Agilent Technologies, Inc.

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Ruksana Hussain
Ruksana Hussain

West Hollywood, CA

Chapter Social Media Lead

Traveler and Tourist, RuksanaWrites at Journalist, Publisher, Editor

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Joy M. Hutton
Joy M. Hutton

Pearland, TX

Chapter Events Co-Lead

Principal Consultant at Joy of Consulting

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Fatenah El Danab
Fatenah El Danab

Dubai, Uae

Chapter Executive Lead

Vice President at Merrill Lynch International

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Erika Coombs
Erika Coombs

Scottsdale, AZ

Chapter Member Acquisition Co-Lead

Senior Vice President at Piper Sandler & Co.

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Deborah Van Doorne
Deborah Van Doorne

Setauket East Setauket, NY

Chapter Executive Events Lead

Financial Representative at Wealth Advisory Group

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