Yesenia Flores

Yesenia joined Avenue in 2018 and serves as the Manager of Resident Services, overseeing supportive services at Avenue apartment communities. She previously served as the Program Assistant for the Avenue Housing Recovery Center after Hurricane Harvey. Yesenia holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and two minors in Sociology and...

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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 has a Bachelor of Business Administration from The University of Texas at Austin.  She has 10 years of experience as a Housing Counselor...

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Alan Maynie

Alan joined Avenue in 2018 as an Asset Manager with responsibility for Avenue’s Multi-family real estate portfolio. He acts as a representative of the owner for each property, and is directly responsible for ensuring that the long-term financial and physical health of the properties meet Avenue’s objectives. Alan’s previous experience...

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Cindy Tessler

Cindy joined Avenue in 2017 as Counseling Program Manager for the HomeOwnership Center and is now the Director of Asset Building. 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...

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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,...

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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,...

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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.

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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....

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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...

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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...

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