Meet The Team

Dawn has devoted her entire career to residential property management. At Avenu, it is both her passion and mission to bring community together, nurture relationships and provide services with a personal touch. She is responsible for the daily operations of the property and leads an energetic team dedicated to creating a unique 62+ active adult community. She says, “I have watched friendships form and our new building transition into an intimate community where you know your neighbors. I’m committed to providing residents a tailored living experience they will be raving about to their friends and families.”

Dawn grew up in Western Massachusetts and enjoys boating, gardening, interior decorating and staying active with her family and charcoal lab, Paisley.

Dawn Chenevert

Property Manager

Dawn has devoted her entire career to residential property management. At Avenu, it is both her passion and mission to bring community together, nurture relationships and provide services with a personal touch.

Ellen is the “go-to” person when it comes to exploring all that Avenu has to offer and making that first step in your next chapter of living. She is known for her caring and down-to-earth demeanor, and takes the extra time needed to understand her clients' individual needs. She specializes in providing a holistic move-in experience, providing the resources and one-on-one guidance to make the Avenu transition as smooth as possible. She says, “I believe wholeheartedly in the Avenu lifestyle and it brings me a lot of joy to get to know the residents and their families. I’ve been through this process many times and I’m here to lend a hand however I can.”

Prior to joining Avenu, Ellen was a longtime producer at WBZ Radio and worked for non-profit organizations such as Dress for Success in Manhattan. She enjoys traveling, spin class, writing and spending time with her friends and family.

Ellen Sherman

Leasing Manager

Ellen is the “go-to” person when it comes to exploring all that Avenu has to offer and making that first step in your next chapter of living.

Leslie is the creative and energetic mastermind behind Avenu’s robust activities program. For the past 26 years, Leslie has enjoyed a career in senior living sales, marketing and events, and she brings that diverse experience to her role at Avenu. She prides herself in building long-lasting relationships, and exceeding the needs and expectations of her residents and their families. She is passionate about creating innovative and diverse community programming, finding ways to inspire, connect and motivate residents to do the things they love the most.

Leslie holds a bachelor’s degree in education with a music concentration from North Adams State College. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, reading, on-line bargain hunting, Scrabble games, the occasional Cosmopolitan, creative cooking and watching football.

Leslie Rappaport-Atlas

Lifestyle Coordinator

Leslie is the creative and energetic mastermind behind Avenu’s robust activities program. For the past 26 years, Leslie has enjoyed a career in senior living sales, marketing and events, and she brings that diverse experience to her role at Avenu.

If you’ve ever walked through the front door of Avenu, you’ve probably met Donna. Her energy and positivity makes a lasting impression, and she is a valued member of the Avenu team. As Resident Relations Specialist, Donna is dedicated to building and maintaining long-lasting relationships with residents and delivering exceptional, personalized service. Donna has a diverse background in healthcare, customer service and human resources, and received a bachelor’s degree in geriatrics and community service from UMass Amherst. She says, “One of the things I love about my job is meeting new people and helping them get settled in their new home.”

Donna is a resident of Medway, MA and has two grown sons. She enjoys reading, traveling and is a huge fan of the Red Sox, Patriots and the Celtics.

Donna Greenburg

Resident Relations Specialist

If you’ve ever walked through the front door of Avenu, you’ve probably met Donna. Her energy and positivity makes a lasting impression, and she is valued member of the Avenu team.

Bryant is part of the management team that opened Avenu in October 2019. He’s passionate about delivering outstanding customer service and ensuring the timely maintenance and upkeep of Avenu’s property. Bryant has a keen eye for detail and precision and his warm, down-to-earth demeanor makes him a welcome part of the Avenu family. Bryant has a diverse background in construction and real estate, and graduated with honors from Pratt Institute in 2001.

Bryant is a resident of Natick and says “my greatest accomplishment was the birth of my precious seven-month old daughter who is now, as a proud husband and father, my greatest joy.”

Bryant Aracena

Maintenance Manager

Bryant is part of the management team that opened Avenu in October 2019. He’s passionate about delivering outstanding customer service and ensuring the timely maintenance and upkeep of Avenu’s property.