Denia Martinez

Denia is a native Houstonian and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing from The University of Texas at Austin. She previously served as a volunteer teachers assistant in both elementary and middle schools, and aided young adults through professional and educational development as they transitioned into college....

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Cristina Gonzales

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...

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Imarogbe Stokes

Imarogbe serves as the Health Equity Program Manager at Avenue where his main focus is to lead efforts that advance the health equity goals of the communities we serve. He believes his past experience in health research, non-profits, community engagement,  and community revitalization help him have an effective impact as...

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Mark Nightingale

Mark currently serves as the Senior Director of Real Estate Development for Avenue.  Mark has spent his entire career working in the real estate industry, including acquisitions, dispositions, development and management.  For the last 15 years the focus has been exclusively working in the affordable housing sector.  Mark has a...

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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...

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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.

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