Darla Berry

Darla joined Avenue in 2016 and serves as the Senior Director of Fund Development. 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 volunteered...

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,...

Justine Welch

Justine joined Avenue as Development Associate in 2020.  She has worked in development for over fifteen years, managing a variety of projects and events.  Justine holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Houston, Downtown.

Cristina Gonzalez

Cristina joined Avenue in 2021 as the Development Assistant. As a native Houstonian she has worked in local nonprofits for almost fifteen years. She has a diverse background in art instruction, customer experience, and school administration. Cristina has a B.A. in Art History from the University of Houston and feels...

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...