About Pathway

We are Pathway Leadership Consulting

However we choose to define “success,” there are many paths for individuals and organizations to achieve it. At Pathway Leadership Consulting, we are here to help you travel from where you are to where you want to be.


Pathway Leadership Consulting

Getting from “here” to “there” will require insight ... new skills ... discipline ... accountability ... perhaps even some discomfort. We are here to guide you on your unique path to the future you envision.

Why choose us as your guide? 

Since 2005 we have been partnering with organizations to provide training, coaching, and consulting targeted to unique organizational needs and focused on achieving sustainable results. We bring knowledge, perspective, and best practices gleaned from decades working across industries to customize solutions to meet your needs. As your partner, we work to ensure all our programs are seamlessly integrated with your organizational initiatives. We are passionate about unlocking the potential of each individual we work with, helping you create more engaged and empowered leaders. 

Plus we are FUN to work with!

Are you ready to...

Dawn Holzer


I have long been passionate about helping people grow and develop in ways that enhance their lives and the lives of those around them. I am energized by helping leaders better understand themselves, tap into their strengths, and develop in ways to harness their potential. When people are engaged and working at this level, organizations achieve amazing things!

This passion led me to Talent Development. Early in my career, I worked in a regional multi-hospital healthcare system leading initiatives to shift organizational culture, improve quality, and develop leaders. Next, I transitioned to a global financial services firm before joining a statewide consulting firm. In these roles, I focused on organizational change, cultural alignment, leadership development, and executive coaching — further fueling my enthusiasm for helping people grow. In 2005 I founded Pathway Leadership Consulting so I could focus my energies on helping organizations achieve success through developing their people.

How did I get here, and why am I qualified to serve you? I earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Masters in Business Administration from Pfeiffer University. Along the way, I became a Board Certified Coach and also earned the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) designation. Seeking rich and diverse tools to serve my individual and organizational clients, I became certified in more than 20 assessment tools and business simulations and became a master trainer on many of these. Finally, I co-founded CaseCards, a company focused on providing resources geared to learning professionals, with the goal of helping them make a lasting impact.

I hope you can see that for me, it all comes back to this passion for people. For growth. For unlocking potential. For helping individuals discover their unique gifts. I’ll be honored to join you on your journey!


If you are going down a road and don’t like what’s in front of you and look behind you and don’t like what you see, get off the road.
Create a new path!

— Maya Angelou

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