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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

Tanjina Shapiro, MS, MBA

Chapter Sponsorship Lead

Vice President, Client Services at Curation Healthcare

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Nicole Brusewitz
Nicole Brusewitz

Denver, Colorado

Chapter Membership Co-Lead

Vice President, Education & Events at Mountain West Credit Union Association

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Karissa Yson, MBA
Karissa Yson, MBA

Los Angeles, California

Chapter Community Influence Lead

Owner/Founder at KYMBA Branding + Strategies

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Jessica Desjardins
Jessica Desjardins

Hoboken, NJ

Chapter Advisor

Executive Director at Morgan Stanley

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Charmaine Farber
Charmaine Farber

Scottsdale, Arizona

Chapter Events Co-Lead

Founder at Love Your Start

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Connie Kuhlman

Chapter Co-President

Talent Value Advisor & Strengths Coach at Accenture

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Betina Castellvi
Betina Castellvi

San Juan, PR

Chapter Advisor

Chief Security Officer at Popular, Inc.

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Dominique Langerman
Dominique Langerman

Los Angeles, California

Chapter Events Co-Lead

Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch

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Carmen Dahlberg

Chapter Treasurer

Founder & CEO at Belle Detroit Creative Solutions

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Lisa Arning, MBA
Lisa Arning, MBA

Garden City, NY

Chapter Co-President

President at Admission Technician

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Lucienne Glaser

Chapter Marketing Lead

Director of Business Development at Unconquered

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