history & culture
why santa fe
avalon gleanings
the pragmatics
investment management
corporate trustee/fiduciary
estate planning
family office
charitable giving
client successes
investment philosophy (sri)
portfolio management
themes and trends
Andrew Wallerstein
Christine McDermott
Julia Peters
Christian Trout
Daniel Burns
Molly Damron
Rhonda Willett Petty
Ariel Brunn
Marisa Ornelas
Stacey Pinkwater
Cody Cravens
Brian Marra
Charlie Dobson
Erika Hermans
Melanie Dubin
Advisory Board
Richard Albright
William Miller
Mark Pelson
Marisa OrnelasOffice Manager

As Office Manager at Avalon, Marisa oversees the day to day flow of the office, supports our client services team and ensures we have a well-run and organized environment. She brings over ten years of administrative and customer support experience to this role and will be the first to greet you on the phone or in person.

As a native New Mexican, Marisa is happy to be back in Santa Fe after 7 years in the Bay Area where she graduated from Santa Clara University, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Environmental Studies as well as a minor in Art History. After many years as Administrative Assistant for Elizabeth Martin Public Relations, Education Operations Coordinator at VMware Inc., and as an Academic Advisor for a Bay Area art school, Marisa has honed her operational and customer support skills and brings with her an eagerness and commitment to the highest level of client care.