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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

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 Program Lead

Raquel Ugalde
Raquel Ugalde

Chapter Program Manager

Rachel Maïga
Rachel Maïga

Chapter Program Manager

Alison Williams
Alison Williams

Social Media Associate

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

Amanda Chiu
Amanda Chiu

Designer


Chapter Officers

Keisha A. Rivers
Keisha A. Rivers

Chief Outcome Facilitator

The KARS Group, LTD

Executive Council & Innovator Events Lead

Charlotte

Hina Chawdhry
Hina Chawdhry

Tax Manager

BDO USA LLP

Membership Lead

Pittsburgh

Katie Moore
Katie Moore

Principal - Relationship Management

Hamilton Lane

Co-President

Philadelphia

Gloria Halim
Gloria Halim

Author & Health Coach

Rock On Divas

Events Co-Lead

Dubai

Pamela Bakos
Pamela Bakos

Managing Principal

Bay Colony Advisory Group, Inc

Advisor

Boston

Lori Bruhns
Lori Bruhns

Productivity Coach and Speaker for individuals & businesses

Lori Bruhns

Member Acquisition Lead

NC Triangle

Alexandra Salcedo
Alexandra Salcedo

Director of Development

Baptist Health South Florida

Social Media Lead

Miami

Kristin Larson, CFP®
Kristin Larson, CFP®

Financial Advisor

UBS

Executive Council/Innovator Events Lead

Twin Cities - Minneapolis | St. Paul

Sarita Parikh
Sarita Parikh

Senior Director

Pearson

Membership Lead

Twin Cities - Minneapolis | St. Paul

Jessica Vega
Jessica Vega

Communications and Marketing Specialist

Hillsborough County Public Schools

Social Media Lead

Tampa Bay

Toni Ann Sheridan
Toni Ann Sheridan

Women's Initiative Network Leader

BNY Mellon

Treasurer

Northern New Jersey

Melisa Galasso
Melisa Galasso

Owner

Galasso Learning Solutions LLC

Events Co-Lead

Charlotte

Carol Walkner
Carol Walkner

Director of Energy

The Power & Light Company

New Member Lead

Cincinnati

Aurora Suh
Aurora Suh

Director, São Paulo Chapter

Ellevate Network

Events

São Paulo

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