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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

VP of Product & Technology

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

Christina Murphy
Christina Murphy

Community Experience Coordinator

Myra Robinson
Myra Robinson

Community Success Coordinator

Megan Oliver
Megan Oliver

Marketing Associate

Rachel Cohen
Rachel Cohen

Enterprise Relationship Manager


Chapter Officers

Jessica Lomeli Ruiz, PMP
Jessica Lomeli Ruiz, PMP

San Diego, CA

Chapter Treasurer

Service Alignment Manager at Humana

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Sonia Jose
Sonia Jose

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Chapter Member Engagement Lead

Sr. Offering Manager at Honeywell Intelligrated

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Barbara Churchill
Barbara Churchill

Minnetonka, Minnesota

Chapter Events Lead

Self-confidence & Leadership Coach at Barbara Churchill Coaching & Consulting

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Michelle  Martin
Michelle Martin

Rhinebeck, NY

Chapter President

Managing Principal, Wealth Advisor at RiverStone Wealth Management, Inc.

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Lisa Arning, MBA
Lisa Arning, MBA

Garden City, NY

Chapter Co-President

President at Admission Technician

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Nana Luz
Nana Luz

Makati, National Capital Region

Chapter Advisor

Past Member

Co-Chair at Softype, Inc.

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Vanessa Chan
Vanessa Chan

Philadelphia, PA

Chapter Advisor

Professor, Angel Investor & motivational speaker at Penn & Robin Hood Ventures

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Selena Ramkeesoon, DM, MBA
Selena Ramkeesoon, DM, MBA

Silver Spring, Maryland

Chapter Co-President

CEO | Founder at DualStar LLC

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Deb Boulangerđź’«
Deb Boulangerđź’«

Sag Harbor, NY

Chapter Entrepreneur Event Lead

Founder at The Launch Lab for Women Entrepreneurs

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Jen Walter
Jen Walter

Palatine, Illinois

Chapter Co-Networking Events Lead

Confidence Coach at Jen Walter Coaching

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Jessica Stewart
Jessica Stewart

Jersey City, NJ

Chapter YoPro Event Lead

Senior Account Executive at FCB Health

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Nicole Stephani
Nicole Stephani

Chicago, IL

Chapter Social Media Lead

Manager, Social Strategy and Engagement at American Dental Association

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