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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

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

Ann Freeman
Ann Freeman

Chicago, IL

Chapter Community Influence Co-Lead

Morgan Stanley Wealth Management at Financial Advisor

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Julie Ross
Julie Ross

Independence, KS

Chapter Young Professionals Lead

Sales Programs Manager at Salesforce

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Molly Droelle
Molly Droelle

Arlington, Virginia

Chapter Young Professionals Events Lead

Senior Human Capital Generalist at Evoke Consulting

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Mary Brodie
Mary Brodie

Dallas, TX

Chapter Membership Lead

Experience Strategist & Founder at Gearmark

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Mengyuan (Miriam) Cai

Chapter Marketing Lead

Development Operations Officer at Women's Lunch Place

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Susan Jensch
Susan Jensch

Hopkins, MN

Chapter Events Innovator

Wealth Manager at Accredited Investors

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Joy M. Hutton
Joy M. Hutton

Pearland, TX

Chapter Events Co-Lead

Principal Consultant at Joy of Consulting

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Jen Swanson
Jen Swanson

New Brighton, MN

Chapter Events Strategy Lead

Digital Transformation Consultant at Kicker Coaching

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Linda Creamer
Linda Creamer

East Northport, NY

Chapter Reporting

Accountant at Charles, Boudin & Company LLP

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Nichole Wright
Nichole Wright

Los Angeles, CA

Chapter Executive Events Lead

Senior Administrative Specialist at City National Private Banking

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Megan Baron
Megan Baron

Lone Tree, CO

Chapter Events Lead

VP -Financial Consultant at Charles Schwab

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Cortney Chalifoux, PhD, PE

Chapter Events Co-Lead

Senior Project Manager at Pond and Company

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