Meet the Team
Director of GPI
Bill Symonds is Director of the Global Pathways Institute (GPI) and Professor of Practice at Arizona State University. Previously, he served as Director of the Pathways to Prosperity Project at the Harvard Graduate School of Education from 2008- 2013.
Senior Strategic Consultant
Jeff Abraham focuses on the long term business plan and strategy for sustaining the Institute. He has previously held numerous executive and consulting positions in a variety of for-profit and non-profit organizations. Jeff came to Global Pathways thanks to Experience Matters and its Encore Fellow program, which enables retired executives to launch “encore careers” in the non-profit world.
Cathy Gaudio manages career development programs in the community and collaborates with partners in business, education, government, and philanthropy to ensure delivery of service to students. Cathy also manages registration for the annual Western Pathways Conference and other events organized by Global Pathways.
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Carly Golding provides administrative support for Global Pathways and manages their digital media, including Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and both websites. Carly is currently a senior at Arizona State University earning a bachelors in Justice Studies with a specific interest in the intersection of disability, education, and workforce inclusion for people with disabilities.
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GPI Board Members
Jim Zaharis, Chairman
Executive Vice President, Arizona Business and Education Coalition
Richard Condit, Executive Committee Member
Sundt Construction (retired)
Sybil Francis, Executive Committee Member
Executive Director, Center for the Future of Arizona
Senior Philanthropic Advisor for Education, Arizona Community Foundation
President, Junior Achievement of Arizona
Vice President of Research Development, Office of Knowledge and Enterprise Development, Arizona State University
J. Phillip Hardin
CEO, YouScience, LLC.
Chancellor, Nevada System of Higher Education
CEO, United Technology Institute
Chief of Staff, Office of the Chancellor, Maricopa Community College District
President and CEO, Arizona Business & Education Coalition
CEO, Helios Education Foundation
President, Colorado Business Roundtable