The AWE Team

Together we can.

Whether online or in person, we are here for every step of your journey to success. Together, we will work to advance women’s and workplace excellence through education, inspiration, and collaboration. Meet the team below.

Executive Team

Lisa Bergeron

Lisa Bergeron

Founding Partner and Chief Visionary Officer

An accomplished business leader, Lisa Bergeron is the Founder & President of Advancing Women’s Excellence, an organization dedicated to advancing women’s leadership through education, inspiration & collaboration […]

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Donna Sams

Donna Sams

Managing Partner and Chief Services Officer

Donna Sams has over 20 years of organization development, change management and operations experience in several industries, including: health care, retail, high tech/information management, and public sector. She has […]

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Tejal Tarro

Tejal Tarro

Managing Partner and Chief Operations Officer

Tejal Tarro has over 20 years of organization development, change management and business consulting experience in several industries, including: health care, retail, manufacturing and high tech/information management. […]

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Collaborative Team

In addition to our executive team, we collaborate with top consultants and coaches in the field of women’s and workplace excellence to deliver exceptional services.

John Spencer Archuleta

John Spencer Archuleta

Workplace Excellence Strategist

John Spencer Archuleta has over 25 years of organization development, change management and operations experience in several industries, including: high tech/information management, health care, restaurant, […]

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Tara Comer

Tara Comer

Chief Experience Officer

Change-maker, Innovator, Results-driven Leader focused on business development and strategy with more than 15 years experience creating progressive change in health, sports, and leadership. Successfully […]

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Marcia Coné

Marcia Coné

Change Strategist and Executive Coach

With her transformative leadership style tailored to the unique needs of her clientele, Marcia has successfully led strategic planning, performance measurement protocol and tools, research, board engagement and […]

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Advisory Board

Melissa Gould

Melissa Gould

AWE Board Chair; Director, Talent Development, IGT

Renee Aloisio

Renee Aloisio

Principal, Citrin Cooperman

Jill Andy

Jill Andy

Senior VP of HR, Amica Mutual Insurance Company

Jessica Granatiero

Jessica Granatiero

Entrepreneur & Proprietor, The Savory Grape & The Savory Affair

Ann Jernigan

Retired - Formally: Senior Vice President, Pfizer

Val Littlefield

Val Littlefield

Organizational Quality Service Manager, AIPSO

Kevin Matta

Kevin Matta

Diversity & Inclusion Specialist, Blue Cross Blue Shield RI

Denise M. Nemchev

Denise M. Nemchev

VP, Business Transformation, Nortek, Inc.

Jodie Neville

Jodie Neville

RE/MAX Realtor

Jean Pelletier

Jean Pelletier

VP HR Americas, Schneider Electric

Megan J. Robinson, Ph.D

Megan J. Robinson, Ph.D

Director, Scientific Learning, Worldwide R&D, Pfizer