Kateri Gutierrez


Kateri is an Economic Development Associate at LURN and currently manages the COMPRA Foods operation. Raised in Southeast Los Angeles, she became acutely aware of the opportunities for entrepreneurial growth in her community.  She is co-founder of Collective Avenue Coffee, LA’s first worker-owned cooperative cafe, and COOP LA, a collaborative of cooperatives in Southeast LA. Kateri holds a B.A. in American Studies with a focus on Consumerism from UC Berkeley.