Avenue is proud to have an experienced and energetic staff dedicated to building a stronger Houston where residents at all levels of the economic ladder can thrive.

Mary Lawler

Mary Lawler has served as Executive Director of Avenue since 1996. She has a Master’s from Harvard University’s Kennedy School and a B.A. from Duke University. She currently serves on...

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Jenifer Wagley

Jenifer Wagley is driven by a passion to create a more equitable society where every person has the ability to achieve her or his full potential. Jenifer has 14 years...

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Alan Maynie

Alan joined Avenue in 2018 as an Asset Manager with responsibility for...

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Fred Lazare

As Finance Director, Fred is responsible for the organization’s accounting, manages Avenue’s...

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Jennifer Martinazzi

Jennifer is the Accounting Assistant responsible for assisting the Finance Director in...

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Courtney Johnson

Courtney joined Avenue in 2016 as an Executive Assistant. Courtney is an...

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Lourdes Gonzalez

Lourdes joined Avenue in 2018 as Receptionist for our administrative offices. She...

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Maria Aguirre-Borrero

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Xochitl Jimenez

Xochitl joined Avenue in 2014. As the Resident Services Manager, she manages...

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Cynthia Reyes-Revilla

Cynthia joined Avenue in 2017 as Community Coordinator for the Near Northside....

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Laila Khalili

Laila joined Avenue in 2017 as the Special Projects and Program Coordinator,...

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Amanda Salvador

Amanda joined Avenue CDC as the Program Assistant for the Community Initiatives...

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Giordaun Baity

Giordaun joined Avenue in 2018 as a Program Assistant. Prior to coming...

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Berenice Yu

Berenice joined Avenue in 2015 as Director of Asset Building Programs. Her...

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Noel Baldovino

Noel joined Avenue in 2017 as the Business Development Manager for our...

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Aaron Campbell

Aaron Campbell joined Avenue in 2017 as Realty Coordinator. He has a...

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Crystal Cruz

Crystal is a native Houstonian with a B.S. in Psychology and Health...

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Cindy Tessler

Cindy joined Avenue in 2017 as Counseling Program Manager for the HomeOwnership...

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Diane Jasso

Diane is a native Houstonian and fourth generation Texan. She attended and...

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Mariposa Thomson

Mariposa joined Avenue in 2018 as the Client Services Coordinator for Avenue’s...

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Victoria Garcia

Victoria joined Avenue’s Asset Building Team in 2018 as a Housing Recovery...

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Diana Martinez

Diana joined Avenue CDC in February 2018 as a Housing Recovery Counselor...

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Angela Guerrero

Angela joined Avenue in 2016 as a Community Coordinator, and now serves...

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Paula Broughton

Paula is a recent addition to Avenue CDC, joining in April 2018....

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Yesenia Flores

Yesenia joined Avenue as the Program Assistant for the Housing Recovery Center...

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Patricia Wydler

Mortgage Loan Officer, Down Payment Assistance

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Kara Niles

As Director of Fund Development and Communication, Kara focuses on outreach to...

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Darla Berry

Darla joined Avenue as Fund Development Officer and Grant Writer in 2016....

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Kim Arenas

Kim joined Avenue in 2017 as Development Communications Officer. Prior to joining...

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Melinna Lopez

Melinna serves as the Database & Special Events Associate and is responsible...

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Robert Fiederlein

Robert joined Avenue in 2017 as our Senior Director of Real Estate...

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Jason Holoubek

As the Director of Rental Housing and Economic Development, Jason manages the...

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Melissa Zavala

As Director of Single Family Housing, Melissa oversees all phases of single-family...

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Chris Laugelli

Chris joined Avenue CDC as the Manager of Single-Family Home Repair in...

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Anton Edwards

Anton joined Avenue as the Property Acquisition Specialist in 2015. His role...

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Lisa Mak

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Luisa Chavez

Luisa joined Avenue in 2017 as a Single Family Developer. Luisa’s passion...

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