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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

Senior Director of Operations & Strategy

Allison Matejczyk
Allison Matejczyk

Director of Corporate Partnerships

Tina Pettigrew
Tina Pettigrew

Director of Communications

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

Client Relations Associate

Johanna Pulgarin
Johanna Pulgarin

Program Manager

Samantha Schwarz
Samantha Schwarz

Program Manager

Jess Matley
Jess Matley

Chapter Operations & Event Coordinator

Raquel Ugalde
Raquel Ugalde

Chapter Program Manager

Rachel Maïga
Rachel Maïga

Chapter Program Manager

Alison Williams
Alison Williams

Marketing Coordinator

Hoa Newton
Hoa Newton

Full Stack Engineer

Elisa Verna
Elisa Verna

Junior Engineer

Kirsten Penaloza
Kirsten Penaloza

Customer Experience Lead

Jessica Pelaez
Jessica Pelaez

Operations Coordinator

Laura Ackerman
Laura Ackerman

Marketing Lead

Taylor Bolton
Taylor Bolton

Communications Coordinator

Rebecca Pisko
Rebecca Pisko

Content Coordinator

Caroline Kang
Caroline Kang

Events Associate

Calvin Ieong
Calvin Ieong

Full Stack Engineer


Chapter Officers

Connie Kuhlman
Connie Kuhlman

Talent Value Advisor - Global Talent Supply Chain

Accenture

Marketing + Social Media Co-Lead

Indianapolis

Cindy Montgenie
Cindy Montgenie

CEO & Founder

New Skies Nation

Membership Lead

Miami

Jennifer McGee
Jennifer McGee

Senior Marketing Specialist

BDO USA, LLP

Social Media Lead

Pittsburgh

Jazmin Valentin
Jazmin Valentin

New Member Lead

Boston

Carolynn Fedor
Carolynn Fedor

Communications Professional

Consultant

Marketing Lead

Central New Jersey

Molly Angel
Molly Angel

Principal

Molly McDevitt Angel, LLC

Content Events Lead

Seattle | Bellevue | Puget Sound

Erin Sagester
Erin Sagester

Director of Marketing

Drivers Choice

Marketing Lead

Charlotte

Pam Krill
Pam Krill

Sharholder/Partner

Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.

Co-President

Madison

Adriana Radinovic
Adriana Radinovic

Brand Strategy

Founding Foods

Membership Lead

Denver

Jennifer Reager
Jennifer Reager

System Operations Marketing Manager

CCS Marketing

Marketing Co-Lead

Tampa Bay

Melissa Galt
Melissa Galt

Founder and Principal Designer

Melissa Galt Interiors

Membership Lead

Atlanta

Kate Strauss
Kate Strauss

Freelance Writer

Giant Tax

Los Angeles

Smita Khandai
Smita Khandai

Deputy Vice President

Axis Bank Ltd

Chapter Officer

Mumbai

Jennifer Wappaus
Jennifer Wappaus

Private Wealth Advsior

PagnatoKarp

Events Co-Lead

Washington, D.C.