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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

Sivi Ananthasingam
Sivi Ananthasingam

Enterprise Relationship 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

Charles Thompson Wang
Charles Thompson Wang

Social Media Coordinator

Calvin Ieong
Calvin Ieong

Full Stack Engineer

Amanda Chiu
Amanda Chiu

Designer

Nikki Elechi
Nikki Elechi

Events Coordinator

Christina Murphy
Christina Murphy

Customer Success Associate

Natasha Gitlin
Natasha Gitlin

Full Stack Engineer


Chapter Officers

Rocio Chisholm
Rocio Chisholm

Arlington, VA

Chapter Co-President

Sr. Global Marketing Manager at Medtronic

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Dr. Kimberly Clay
Dr. Kimberly Clay

Nashville, Tennessee

Chapter Event Lead

President/CEO at Play Like a Girl!®

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Felicia Hudson
Felicia Hudson

Chicago, IL

Chapter Entrepreneur/Innovator Community Lead

Marketing and Strategic Communications Writer and Consultant at Hudson Creative Copy

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Ginny Trainor
Ginny Trainor

Chicago, IL

Chapter Sponsorship Lead

In transition at N/A

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Charmaine Farber
Charmaine Farber

Scottsdale, Arizona

Chapter Events Co-Lead

Founder at Love Your Start

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Lana Webb
Lana Webb

Phoenix, AZ

Chapter Co-President

Director, Technology Risk at MUFG (Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group), Union Bank

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Deb Boulanger💫
Deb Boulanger💫

Sag Harbor, NY

Chapter Entrepreneur Event Lead

Founder at The Launch Lab for Women Entrepreneurs

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Erika Vallespin

Chapter Co-President

Iberian Maketing and Communication Director at AT Kearney

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Andrea Turner
Andrea Turner

Morristown, New Jersey

Chapter Co-President

Founder at Swivel Works, LLC

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Debra Fitts
Debra Fitts

Yorba Linda, CA

Chapter Treasurer

Director, State & Local Government and Public Education at American Express

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Lyn Williams
Lyn Williams

Nashville, TN

Chapter Member Acquisitions Lead

Financial Advisor at Edward Jones

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Sallie Halsey
Sallie Halsey

Boston, Massachusetts

Chapter Treasurer

Past Member

Business Development Manager at botkeeper

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