Jennifer Martinazzi

Jennifer is the Accounting Associate responsible for assisting the Finance Director in accounting and cash management tasks. She joined Avenue in 2009 after working for AIG in their Re-insurance Accounting department. She has an Associate of Arts in Business Administration from the University of Washington.

Angela Guerrero

Angela joined Avenue in 2016 as a Community Coordinator and now serves as the Manager of Realty Services. As a third-generation resident of Northside, she has a passion for community transformation and civic engagement and is privileged to not only live in the neighborhood but also to work in it....

Diane Jasso

Diane is a native Houstonian and fourth generation Texan. She attended and received degrees from Houston Community College and the University of Houston-Downtown. In 2007, she served a one year term with Americorps as a Housing Counselor and received certifications from NeighborWorks America in Homeownership Education and Foreclosure Prevention. In...

Cindy Tessler

Cindy joined Avenue in 2017 as Counseling Program Manager for the Homeownership Center and is now the Vice President of Programs and Operations. Her work includes leadership and oversight of all client facing programs as well as organizational strategic planning and direction . Cindy is Colombian by birth but a...

Darla Berry

Darla joined Avenue in 2016 and serves as the VP of Fund Development & Communications. She has worked in nonprofit fundraising and communications for over twenty years, serving with several other Houston gems–the Houston Symphony, Houston Methodist, the Menil Collection, and The Menninger Clinic. Throughout her career, she has actively...

Luisa Chavez

Luisa joined Avenue in 2017 as a Single Family Developer. Luisa’s passion for helping others led her to internships with nonprofit organizations including Fundacion Vivienda, a nonprofit in Venezuela that helps families build or remodel their homes. Luisa holds a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from Universidad Nacional Experimental del Táchira...

Anton Edwards

Anton joined Avenue as the Property Acquisition Specialist in 2015. His role is to acquire and develop single family, multifamily, and construction projects in the Northside and Northline communities. Anton’s prior experience includes 15 years in the real estate owned (REO) marketplace with clients such as Chase, Wells Fargo, Fannie...

Jason Holoubek

As the Director of Acquisition and Rehabilitation, Jason manages the acquisition and rehabilitation of naturally occurring affordable homes. He has a varied background in urban planning and analysis. Prior to joining Avenue, Jason was a Senior Planner at the City of Houston. He also has experience as a Research Analyst...

Kim Arenas

Kim joined Avenue in 2017 and oversees marketing, communications, and PR efforts for the organization. Prior to joining Avenue, Kim worked as an event producer and development communications manager in the non-profit sector serving clients including Memorial Hermann Health System, Association for the Advancement of Mexican Americans, Houston Community College,...

Victoria Garcia

Victoria joined Avenue’s Asset Building Team in 2018 to assist with post-Harvey housing recovery, and now assists potential homebuyers as a Housing Counselor. She first served the Near Northside in 2012 as a community leader participating with Avenue’s GO Neighborhoods program, on the GO Health Team. Prior to joining Avenue,...