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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

Director of Product

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

Laura Ackerman
Laura Ackerman

Marketing Lead

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


Chapter Officers

Sarita Parikh
Sarita Parikh

Minneapolis, MN

Chapter Marketing Lead

Cofounder at jomanity

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Upasna Bhadhal
Upasna Bhadhal

London, England

Chapter Social Media Chair

Founder at Career Collective

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Katrina Hayes
Katrina Hayes

Charlotte, NC

Chapter Co-President

Partner at TCA Financial Group

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Dawn Parks

Chapter Networking Events Lead

CEO at SheMoolah

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Tracy Arakaki, PhD, PMP, PBA

Chapter Membership Co-Lead

Project Manager at Covance

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Cristina Curiale, CFP® CPWA®

Chapter Events Lead

Financial Advisor at Diamond Private Wealth Partners of Raymond James

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Shelley Veazie

Chapter Marketing Lead

Marketing Director at Deylen Realty Inc.

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Meg Prestigiacomo
Meg Prestigiacomo

Madison, WI

Chapter Membership Co-Lead

Vice President at Baird

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Susan MacDonald
Susan MacDonald

Garden City, NY

Chapter Co-President

Licensed Sales Agent at Daniel Gale Sotheby Real Estate

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Suzanne Weller
Suzanne Weller

Seattle, WA

Chapter Event Program Lead

Principal and Founder at Weller Collaboration

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Nicole Case
Nicole Case

Apex, NC

Chapter Co-President

Career & Leadership Coach at Nicole Case Consulting, LLC

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Kate Slider
Kate Slider

Devon, Pennsylvania

Chapter Treasurer

Associate Director at American Association of Birth Centers

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