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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

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

Rachel Cohen
Rachel Cohen

Enterprise Relationship Manager


Chapter Officers

Rana Nawas
Rana Nawas

Houston, TX

Chapter Advisor

Creator & Host at When Women Win Podcast

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Pam Krill
Pam Krill

Madison, WI

Chapter Treasurer

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

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Stephanie LaChance
Stephanie LaChance

Oakland, CA

Chapter Communications Lead

Owner/CEO at Club Nautique

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Simone Sloan, Rph, MBA

Chapter Entrepreneur Events Support

Business Strategy| Facilitation| Executive Coach at Your Choice Coach

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Natalie Eicher
Natalie Eicher

Raleigh, NC

Chapter Sponsorship Lead

Co-CEO & Co-Founder at Mettacool

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Diontrae Hayes
Diontrae Hayes

Lansing, MI

Chapter President

Supervisor at Charter Township of Lansing

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Annie Wickham
Annie Wickham

Indian Trail, North Carolina

Chapter Events Co-Lead

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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Livia Ching-Gerring
Livia Ching-Gerring

Vallejo, CA

Chapter Advisor

Executive Director - West at Ascend Leadership

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Paulette Evans, Ed.D.
Paulette Evans, Ed.D.

Raleigh, North Carolina

Chapter Co-President

Vice President, Enterprise Portfolio Management Office at Cardinal Innovations Healthcare

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Elise Verdooner
Elise Verdooner

Brooklyn, NY

Chapter Planning Support

Executive Director at TEEEM

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Heather Cleary Jaugietis
Heather Cleary Jaugietis

New York, New York

Chapter Co-President

Vice President, Product Development at Two Sigma Investments

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Priyanjolie Roy
Priyanjolie Roy

Stamford, CT

Chapter Social Media Lead

CEO and Founder at Blue Mango Strategy LLC

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