Skip to main content

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.

Questions or Comments?

Please contact us directly with any questions, concerns or other inquiries.

Contact Us

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

Customer Success Associate

Myra Robinson
Myra Robinson

Community Success Coordinator

Megan Oliver
Megan Oliver

Marketing Associate

Rachel Cohen
Rachel Cohen

Enterprise Relationship Manager


Chapter Officers

Claire Jiang
Claire Jiang

Kowloon, Kowloon

Chapter Officer

Past Member

Join Ellevate to Meet Claire
Mathilde Leary
Mathilde Leary

Houston, TX

Chapter Sponsorship Lead

Managing Director at HealthePort

Join Ellevate to Meet Mathilde
Mary Simmons, PHR, SHRM-CP
Mary Simmons, PHR, SHRM-CP

Lloyd Harbor, NY

Chapter Events Co-Lead

Director of HR Consulting; PHR at Portnoy, Messinger,Pearl and Associates, Inc.

Join Ellevate to Meet Mary
Lisa Worrall
Lisa Worrall

San Francisco, CA

Chapter Executive Events Co-Lead

President and CEO at Global Native Consulting LLC

Join Ellevate to Meet Lisa
Jen Lemanski
Jen Lemanski

Houston, TX

Chapter Treasurer

Practice Growth Senior Manager at PKF Texas

Join Ellevate to Meet Jen
Brittany Peterson
Brittany Peterson

San Francisco, CA

Account Executive at Modern Health

Join Ellevate to Meet Brittany
Tessie Tracy
Tessie Tracy

Denver, CO

Chapter Events Co-Lead

CEO and Founder at HAPIE Co. LLC

Join Ellevate to Meet Tessie
Heather Cleary Jaugietis
Heather Cleary Jaugietis

New York, New York

Chapter Co-President

Vice President, Product Development at Two Sigma Investments

Join Ellevate to Meet Heather
Ginny Trainor
Ginny Trainor

Chicago, IL

Chapter Member Engagement Lead

In transition at N/A

Join Ellevate to Meet Ginny
Mary Dauden
Mary Dauden

Princeton, NJ

Chapter President & Treasurer

President at Ellevate Central NJ

Join Ellevate to Meet Mary
Jen Walter
Jen Walter

Palatine, Illinois

Chapter Co-Networking Events Lead

Confidence Coach at Jen Walter Coaching

Join Ellevate to Meet Jen
Grace Maa
Grace Maa

London, England

Chapter President & Treasurer

Non-executive Director at Wedu Global

Join Ellevate to Meet Grace