Our Team

Supporting Profound Community Impact

Since 2005, Pathways Consultants has built a solid reputation as national and community experts in workforce development, youth employment, career and technical education and afterschool programming.

Our mission is to help organizations realize their unique vision and enhance their long-term success through a full range of comprehensive services.

We’re deeply passionate about what we do. And, we have fun doing it. We’re good listeners, we’re practical, and we’re flexible. Our highest priority is helping you help your clients. It’s why we’re here.


Kim Coulthurst

(510) 701 2966

Kim Coulthurst is a fierce advocate for community-­centered solutions. She’s a strategic change agent with a 25-year track record assisting private and public-sector employees and organizations to achieve impactful outcomes. Kim’s passion is partnering with individuals and teams to help them blossom for the greater good. Supporting adults who strive to serve community with authenticity is her singular mission. For the last 14 years Kim has applied leading-edge behavioral psychology, systems theory, organizational development and other disciplines to equip organizations to build capacity and infrastructure for high-quality client services. Kim holds a Bachelors’ Degree in History from Mills College and Certificates in Non-­Profit Management and Human Resources Management from California State University, East Bay. She has specialized training in Participatory Decision-making, Human Performance Technology, Non-Violent Communication and Youth Development.

Amanda Gerrie

(510) 325 6959

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Amanda Gerrie is a Certified Career Development Facilitator, Life Purpose Coach and Graphic Facilitator. She has over 21 years of experience working in human services providing leadership development, coaching, supervision, program design, and training. Amanda has been a consultant for fourteen years offering training, program design, technical assistance and facilitation to government and nonprofits on effective program development and administration, especially in the areas of education, workforce development, and youth employment. In addition to training she has facilitated retreats, planning sessions, and partnership development. She also works with individuals and trains and facilitates groups on areas relating to career development, life-work balance and personal fulfillment.



Amanda Damewood: HCDCoach.com

Angela Gardner: Workforce Development Solutions

Barbara Stevenson:  Lumenos, LLC

Bay Area Community Resources

Beyond Emancipation

Center for Employment Opportunities

Dr. Laura Lara-Brady: LLB Research

James Walker: Diogenes Community Solutions

Jobs for the Future

Larry Robbin, Robbin and Associates

Margie de Ruyter

Matthew Poland

Oscar Wolters-Duran: Blue Thistle Consulting

Rogeair D. Purnell, RDP Consulting

Ron Danowski


Kim and Amanda are accomplished, insightful thought partners and collaborative coaches.

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“We contracted with Pathways Consultants because of their expertise in youth development and their reputation as being well respected professionals. They have done a remarkable job and have been a huge asset to us.”