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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

Program Manager

Jess Matley
Jess Matley

Chapter Program Lead

Raquel Ugalde
Raquel Ugalde

Chapter Program Manager

Laura Ackerman
Laura Ackerman

Marketing Lead

Calvin Ieong
Calvin Ieong

Full Stack Engineer

Amanda Chiu
Amanda Chiu

Designer

Alex Strong
Alex Strong

Executive Assistant

Charles Thompson Wang
Charles Thompson Wang

Social Media Coordinator

Nikki Elechi
Nikki Elechi

Events Coordinator


Chapter Officers

Susan Jensch
Susan Jensch

Minnetonka, Minnesota

Chapter Co-President

Wealth Manager at Accredited Investors

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Pam Krill
Pam Krill

Madison, WI

Chapter Treasurer

Sharholder/Partner at Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.

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Laura Konort
Laura Konort

Arlington, Virginia

Chapter Young Professional Event Lead

Program Services Manager at Close Up Foundation

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Jyoti Sarda
Jyoti Sarda

Los Angeles, CA

Chapter Co-President

Principal at Nimble Media LLC

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Shaila Huq
Shaila Huq

Washington, DC

Chapter Social Media Lead

Social Media Strategist at Octane Public Relations

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Jennifer Balderrama
Jennifer Balderrama

Austin, Texas

Chapter Events Lead

Operations Manager at Catalyst

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Sarita Parikh
Sarita Parikh

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Chapter Membership Lead

Founder at ---

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Rocio Chisholm
Rocio Chisholm

Arlington, VA

Chapter Co-President

Global Marketing Manager at Medtronic

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Dani Janklow
Dani Janklow

San Francisco, California

Chapter Community Influence/Content Events Lead

Director of Marketing at Decker Communications

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Dana Timchenko, CFP®
Dana Timchenko, CFP®

Charlotte, Nc North Carolina

Chapter Executive Council/Innovator Co-Lead

Financial Advisor at Morgan Stanley

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