Jennifer Denouden | Salesforce Woman Entrepreneur Award

Jennifer Denouden

Company: Avana

The winner of the 2021 CANIE Salesforce Woman Entrepreneur Award is Jennifer Denouden. Jenn Denouden is the President and CEO of Avana, named Canada’s Top 10 Fastest-Growing company on the 2020 Growth List. Avana paves the way as a female-led real estate development and asset management company with $200 million in assets under management. Her professional passion is to help create attainable, safe, quality housing – a crucial part of Avana’s burgeoning real estate portfolio. She invests in empowering women and children to escape domestic abuse through attainable, safe, and quality housing and projects spearheaded by the Avana Foundation.

Avana is a Saskatchewan-based real estate enterprise proud of its female-led, family-owned values. Since its founding in 2014, Avana has emerged as a leading developer in Regina with accolades for its high-growth successes and social responsibility. Avana ranked No. 10 on the Canadian Business and Maclean’s 2020 Growth List of top 500 companies in Canada. It marks the first time in history that a female-led company from Saskatchewan broke the Growth List’s Top 10.