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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

Sanya Rizvi
Sanya Rizvi

New York, NY

Chapter Advisor

Executive Director - Market Director at JPMorgan Chase

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Lenora Edwards
Lenora Edwards

Seattle, Washington

Chapter Events Lead

Founder at Lenora Edwards Business Development Consulting

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Marleena Peeters

Chapter Membership Co-Lead

BD Manager at Allen & Overy

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Ginny Trainor
Ginny Trainor

Chicago, IL

Chapter Member Engagement Lead

In transition at N/A

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Ellen Meyerson - CRPC
Ellen Meyerson - CRPC

Woodbury, NY

Chapter Networking Events Lead

Sr. Wealth Advisor at Vanderbilt Financial Group

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Leah Ward
Leah Ward

Tempe, AZ

Chapter Events Co-Lead

Delivery Manager at Workiva

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Morgan Swing
Morgan Swing

Miami, FL

Chapter Networking Events Lead

Associate at Duane Morris, LLP

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Shannon Danesteh
Shannon Danesteh

Union, KY

Chapter Social Media Lead

Marketing Expert at 5 Star Social Media

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Audrey Hametner MBA, SSBB®, ACC

Chapter Co-President

CEO at The Hametner Group

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Michelle M. Campbell
Michelle M. Campbell

Dallas, Texas

Chapter Treasurer

Senior Vice President at Citi

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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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Erin Gahagan
Erin Gahagan

Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

Chapter Events Co-Lead

Team Lead Business Development at Blackbaud

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