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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

Samantha Giannangeli
Samantha 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

Kirsten Penaloza
Kirsten Penaloza

Customer Experience Lead

Jessica Pelaez
Jessica Pelaez

Operations Coordinator

Laura Ackerman
Laura Ackerman

Marketing Lead

Calvin Ieong
Calvin Ieong

Full Stack Engineer

Amanda Chiu
Amanda Chiu

Designer

Nadine Shelton
Nadine Shelton

Technical Project Manager

Alex Strong
Alex Strong

Executive Assistant

Charles Thompson Wang
Charles Thompson Wang

Social Media Coordinator


Chapter Officers

Lisa Worrall
Lisa Worrall

San Francisco

Chapter Executive Council and Innovator Events Co-Lead

President and CEO at Global Native Consulting LLC

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Heidi Bigl
Heidi Bigl

Toronto, ON

Chapter Treasurer

Massage Therapist at Me-Time Massage Therapy for Kids

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Jessica Z Hornbeck, MBA, QBO Advanced ProAdvisor

Chapter Treasurer

Big Picture Bookkeeping at Founder

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Bianca Ferrer
Bianca Ferrer

Houston, Texas

Chapter Events Lead

Marketing Consultant | Event Management + Creative Direction at Self-Employed

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Nichole Giller
Nichole Giller

Nashville, Tennessee

Chapter Co-President

Vaccine Program Manager at Henry Jackson Foundation

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Mali Gupta
Mali Gupta

Chicago, IL

Chapter Membership Acquisition Co-Lead

Creative Talent Agent at Aquent

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Jaclyn Mullen

Chapter New Member Lead

Chief Operating Officer, Buzz Builder, Consultant, Speaker, Entrepreneur at Jaclyn Mullen Media

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Isabelle Benditte Pike

Chapter Social Media Lead

Development Director at Branches

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Rebecca Geraghty
Rebecca Geraghty

East Northport, New York

Chapter Marketing Lead + Social Media Lead

Director, Product Marketing & Content at LanceAR

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Lorelei Newman
Lorelei Newman

Issaquah, Washington

Chapter Membership Co-Lead

Associate Vice President of Enrollment Services at Bastyr University

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Grace Maa
Grace Maa

London

Chapter President & Treasurer

President at London Chapter

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Maureen Rzeppa
Maureen Rzeppa

Phoenix, AZ

Chapter Treasurer

Managing Partner/Chief Administrative Officer at MRA Associates

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