At Pathways to Independence, we are driven to share our mission of transforming lives. We believe that the accomplishments of our clients, volunteers, and the organization best represent our values. Pathways clients are the reason we do what we do, and our volunteers are why we can serve our clients. On this page, you will find some ways Pathways, our clients, and volunteers have been recognized for hard work and selflessness.

GPA Awards

June 2023

Tessa - 4.00 GPA / Honor's List
Franc - 3.50 GPA
Erika -4.00 GPA / Dean's List
Etta - 3.80 GPA / Dean's List
Andrea - 4.00 GPA / President's List
Jackie - 4.00 GPA
Jessica - 3.75 GPA
Mell - 3.74 GPA / Dean's List

The Spirit of
Volunteerism Award

Renee Banchiere


Raymond Cervantes


Pathways Volunteer


Tracey Harris

2024 Nominee

Diana Wolf

Best Non-Profit
in Long Beach


2022 & 2023 WINNER

GPA Awards

June 2024

Andrea Clarey - 4.00
Ariela Wiles - 3.60
Chase Morris - 3.58
Heather Beaton - 3.60
Jaqueline Manuel-Perez - 3.68
Shawnee Stevens - 4.00

4 Stars
Charity Navigator

Gold Seal of Transparency

Change Maker Award


Gayle Wright
Friends of Pathways Founder

Pattis Wanger
Former Board Chair, Coordinator & Mentor

Diana Wolf

Diana began her career in the financial industry in 2006 at AG Edwards & Sons. She is now proud to be Managing Partner and to call Pacific Coast Capital Management her own. She wants to help to build the next generation of wealth advisors and inspire women in the industry.

In addition, Diana enjoys giving back to the community having served, volunteered, and donated to many local non-profits including Pathways to Independence and a member of Friends of Pathways, Boys and Girls Clubs of Long Beach (current Board Member,) Non-Profit Partnership (past president,) Ronald McDonald House, and CSULB to name a few.

Diana is excited to further her commitment to Pathways to Independence by serving on the board.