Jessie Salazar, Executive Director - Pathways LA


Jessie Salazar

Executive Director

Jessie has been with the organization for more than 25 years and his in-depth knowledge of our programs is second to none. Rising through the ranks from a case specialist to a member of the Pathways LA executive team, Jessie has demonstrated tremendous leadership and played a vital role increasing the organization’s impact.

Most recently serving as Deputy Executive Director, Jessie spearheaded improvements to Pathways L.A.’s operational functions, technological infrastructure and programmatic expansion. A leader in state and regional child care and early education Jessie has sat on numerous boards and task forces, most recently the Magnolia Place Leadership Group and on the Child Care Alliance of Los Angeles Board.

Jessie is a 2011 graduate of the Nonprofit Leadership Development Program with the Center for Nonprofit Management and completed the Executive Management Development Program for Entrepreneurs from the Anderson School of Business at UCLA. Jessie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Sonoma State University.