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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

Jennie Byun
Jennie Byun

London, England

Chapter Corporate Events Liason

Investment Director at Aviva Investors

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Rana Nawas
Rana Nawas

Houston, TX

Chapter Advisor

Creator & Host at When Women Win Podcast

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Stephanie Nehmens
Stephanie Nehmens

San Francisco, CA

Chapter Marketing Lead

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Elizabeth Stanko
Elizabeth Stanko

Boston, MA

Chapter Community Influence Lead

Associate Director, Business Transformation at CrossCountry Consulting

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Crystal Thies
Crystal Thies

Covington, KY

Chapter Marketing Lead

CEO & LinkedIn Ninja at LinkedIn Ninja

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Elise Verdooner
Elise Verdooner

Brooklyn, NY

Chapter Planning Support

Executive Director at TEEEM

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Annie Wickham
Annie Wickham

Indian Trail, North Carolina

Chapter Events Co-Lead

Past Member

Co-Founder and Creator of Shift-Ed Podcast at Co-Founder of the Shift-Ed Network and Co-Creator of the Shift-Ed Podcast

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Morgan Swing
Morgan Swing

Miami, FL

Chapter Networking Events Lead

Associate at Duane Morris, LLP

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Kendra Ho
Kendra Ho

San Diego, California

Chapter Events Lead

Sales Operations at Bird Rock Systems

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Carol Walkner
Carol Walkner

Cincinnati, OH

Chapter Member Acquisition Lead

Director of Energy at The Power & Light Company

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Erica Corriea
Erica Corriea

Pearland, TX

Chapter Marketing Lead

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Jill Cruz MS, CNS
Jill Cruz MS, CNS

Nyack, NY

Chapter Event Planning

President at Work with Your Nature Weight Loss

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