Board of Directors

Gary Montrezza

Gary Montrezza – Chief Executive Officer
As Chief Executive Officer, Gary brings to Pathway Society 21 years of senior leadership experience innovating programs to meet a multitude of social challenges. His passion and deep personal mission to build restorative treatment programs that inspires and enriches all who participate in them is matched only by his commitment to quality.
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Bob Benninghofen – Board Chairperson
As Board Chairperson of Pathway Society, Bob brings a lifetime of commitment to growing himself, people, and their businesses. Bob’s approach is to evoke thoughtful inquiry, analysis, creativity, and facilitation while mentoring and teaching others.
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Kay Holmes
Kay Holmes is a practicing Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (MFT) and Registered Nurse (RN) with a distinguished career working in and running several non-profit substance use programs. She has worked in acute psychiatric services for 17 years and opened the Phoenix Program (drug and alcohol treatment) at El Camino Hospital in 1983, where she served as both Associate Director and Program Director for nine years.
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Marcus Gunkel
Judge Gunkel is the former Presiding Administrative Law Judge of the San Jose and Oakland Office of Appeals. In that capacity he heard and decided hundreds of appeals regarding drug and alcohol related issues.
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Julia O’Daly
As a California native living in Half Moon Bay with her husband and children for the last 25 years, Julia brings the exacting focus of 20-plus years of executive experience in the aerospace industry during an era when woman executives in leadership were essentially nonexistent. Julia’s executive positions in operations and program management, corporate strategy development, and M&A experience also informed her 10 years of tech consulting in the Valley.
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