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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

Petra Vujaskovic
Petra Vujaskovic

Miami, FL

Chapter Co-President

Corporate Senior Recruiter at H.I.G. Capital

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Cara Walden
Cara Walden

San Francisco, CA

Chapter Co-President

Advance Planning Funeral Counselor at Sinai Memorial Chapel

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Sonia Jose
Sonia Jose

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Chapter Member Engagement Lead

Sr. Offering Manager at Honeywell Intelligrated

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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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Pam Jackson, PhD
Pam Jackson, PhD

Dubai, Uae

Chapter Operations Lead

Capacity Builder at EmpowerHer

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Kimberly Houston, CFP®, CRPC®

Chapter Social Media Lead

Wealth Advisor at Kaydan Wealth Management

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Rebecca Geraghty
Rebecca Geraghty

East Northport, NY

Chapter Partner & Sponsorship Lead

Director, Product Marketing at Upskill

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Sarah Levitin
Sarah Levitin

Somerville, Massachusetts

Chapter Co-President

International Program Manager at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital

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Elizabeth Eiss
Elizabeth Eiss

New York, NY

Chapter Entrepreneur Events Support

Founder & CEO at ResultsResourcing

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Ravina Kothari
Ravina Kothari

Independence, KS

Chapter Chapter Officer

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Lisa A Holmes MSHR

Chapter Executive Member Events Lead

VP Human Resources at Advanced Nutrients

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Natalie Yost
Natalie Yost

Los Angeles, CA

Chapter Networking Event Lead

Executive Assistant at Morgan Stanley

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