Brenda Bocanegra

Brenda currently serves Avenue in the role of VP of Human Resources, with a focus on managing all human resources functional areas, employee career life cycle management, REDI facilitation and Culture Team. Prior to joining Avenue, she worked at Catholic Charities, where she served as the Vice President of Human...

Raymond Martinez

Tiffany Young

Tiffany joined Avenue in 2021 as a Property Manager. She is a native Houstonian who has experience in tax credit apartments. Tiffany enjoys being part of community events. She has an associates in office systems technology. She beliefs in the mission of Avenue to help working families.

LaKeisha Mims

As the Program Associate for lending, LaKeisha advances Avenue Community Capital’s mission of making homeownership possible for every Houstonian. LaKeisha brings with her a background in corporate finance, management & administrative responsibilities, in addition to her passion to lead w/a servant’s heart. A recent college graduate of University of Houston-Downtown,...

Chiquita Dexter

Chiquita joined Avenue in 2017. She minored in Interior Design, and majored in Architectural Engineering at Lone Star College. Chiquita is currently studying International Business with a minor in Linguistics at Liberty University. Chiquita has over 27 years of experience working in social science environments with a concentration in Geriatrics...

Emilia Torres

Emilia joined Avenue as an intern in 2018 and is now a Resident Services Instructor. Emilia holds a Bachelor’s in Social Work from the University of Houston-Downtown. In her role as an instructor she works directly with residents on a daily basis. Emilia’s focus is to always find positive outcomes...

Alejandra Rangel

Alejandra Rangel is the Resident Services Instructor at Redwood Heights. She was born and raised in Houston, TX, and is of Mexican and Central American heritage. She’s currently a junior at the University of Houston-Main Campus and is studying Communication Sciences and Disorders, with a minor in Psychology.  She loves...

Katie Fine

Katie joined Avenue in 2022 as the Fundraising Specialist/Grant Writer. Katie was born in Dallas, received her BA in Sociology and Spanish from Trinity University in San Antonio, and received her Masters in Public Affairs from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at UT Austin. Katie has spent the majority...

Melissa Diaz

Prior to joining Avenue, Melissa worked for LISC Houston managing operations, financials and providing programmatic support across the platform. She also worked for a financial firm as the Lead Quality Control Analyst where she managed, modified, trained and implemented new processes to enhance productivity and ensure compliance and budget satisfaction....

Veronica Garcia

Veronica joined Avenue in 2022 as Events Coordinator. She is a native Houstonian, and has spent a majority of her career in the non-profit sector, including nearly 10 years as Marketing and Communications Manager at Memorial Assistance Ministries. She enjoys planning and believes events are a great way to give...