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 Director of Homeownership. Her work includes oversight and leadership of the in-house counseling program for first time home buyers as well as program compliance reporting and management. Cindy is Colombian by birth but...

Diana Martinez

Diana joined Avenue CDC in February 2018 as a Housing Recovery Counselor to help Hurricane Harvey affected homeowners obtain the resources they may need to recover. She is now a Pre-Purchase Counselor & Instructor. She has a Bachelor of Business Administration from The University of Texas at Austin.  She has...

Yesenia Flores

Yesenia joined Avenue as the Program Assistant for the Housing Recovery Center in March of 2018 and is responsible for providing support to the Supervisor and Counselors. Yesenia holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and two minors in Sociology and Human Development and Family Studies from the University of...

Christian Greaser

Christian joined Avenue CDC as a Housing Counselor in February 2019, after teaching Spanish at the university level for several years in his home state of Wyoming as well as at UT Austin. He is dedicated to community building and brings a mentality of empowerment through education to his work...

Selena Alvarez

Lucia Salas

Grace Ruiz

Graciela joined Avenue in 2020. As Client Services Coordinator, she provides customer service and support for prospective clients in the Education and Counseling departments. She has a background in non-profit management and the arts, having worked at Rothko Chapel, American Institute of Architects, and Cultural Arts department at the City...

Blanca Gonzalez

Blanca earned her bachelor’s degree in International Marketing in Mexico and has been living in Houston for the past 10 years. Two years ago, she also earned an associates degree in Business Administration with a minor in Marketing. Most of her professional experience has been customer service oriented, with her...