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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

Senior Director of 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 Operations & Event Coordinator

Raquel Ugalde
Raquel Ugalde

Chapter Program Manager

Rachel Maïga
Rachel Maïga

Chapter Program Manager

Alison Williams
Alison Williams

Marketing Coordinator

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


Chapter Officers

Andrea Turner
Andrea Turner

Founder

Swivel Works, LLC

Social Media Lead

Northern New Jersey

Allison Pirret
Allison Pirret

Senior Consultant

Forensus Group

Treasurer

Seattle | Bellevue | Puget Sound

Laura G Molero
Laura G Molero

Independent Board Member

Bankia

Membership Lead

Madrid

Jennifer McGee
Jennifer McGee

Senior Marketing Specialist

BDO USA, LLP

Social Media Lead

Pittsburgh

Natalia Truong
Natalia Truong

Executive Director

Arcarius Group

Co-President

Miami

Brittany Letto
Brittany Letto

Junior Portfolio Manager

Doheny Asset Management

Treasurer

Los Angeles

Danielle Kristine Toussaint
Danielle Kristine Toussaint

Founder + CEO

She Thinks Purple

Social Media Lead

Washington, D.C.

Lise Hewitt
Lise Hewitt

Director of Operations

Venture Advisory Services

Events Lead + Sponsorship Lead

Seattle | Bellevue | Puget Sound

Heidi Anderson
Heidi Anderson

Recruiting

Freelance

New Member Lead

Twin Cities - Minneapolis | St. Paul

Jenna Love
Jenna Love

Business Analyst

Ford Motor Company

Educational Event Manager

Detroit

Julianne Suleski
Julianne Suleski

Business Development Manager

Madison Club

Events Lead

Madison

Connie Kuhlman
Connie Kuhlman

Talent Value Advisor - Global Talent Supply Chain

Accenture

Marketing + Social Media Co-Lead

Indianapolis

Pamela Vallero, Esq.
Pamela Vallero, Esq.

Attorney

Gruenberg Law

Membership Lead

San Diego

Kristina Martin
Kristina Martin

Recruiting Specialist

Expedient

Co-President

Pittsburgh