“The way that things have always been shouldn’t dictate how things should be”


With $200 million in assets under management, Avana is redefining the real estate “old boys club” and leading by example with a purpose-driven business model that gives back.



Women start companies at twice the rate of men. Companies with a woman on their founding team outperform all-male companies by 63%. Yet only 2.7% of women entrepreneurs received VC funding.

Equality, inclusivity, female leadership, board representation are how we can break barriers and boldly re-build.
Equality is profitability.


As a mother to four young kids, Jenn is determined to build a future all of her children will thrive in. Avana is committed to building attainable, safe, and quality housing to help women and children escape domestic abuse.
Safe housing is a right, not a privilege.


Escaping poverty and violence is possible, and we can break the cycle. After witnessing domestic abuse, Jenn pledged to use her resources to help others take charge of their re-invention stories with courage and compassion.

Unapologetic Activist

Jenn Denouden is passionate about fighting for equality by helping men and women alike realize its power of profitability. She uses her platform as a female leader to write and speak about topics that she has encountered first-hand. Jenn is passionate about equality, pay equity, female leadership, board representation, and revitalizing male-dominated industries. She believes that the right to affordable housing is life-changing and dedicates resources from her company to support women and children escaping domestic abuse.

A dream written down with a date becomes a goal.
A goal broken down into steps becomes a plan.
A plan backed by action makes your dreams come true.

– Greg Reid


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