C. Kent Coarsey



C. Kent Coarsey, President and Executive Director

Kent was raised in Kailua and graduated from James B. Castle High School. He earned his bachelor's degrees in Psychology and Ceramics from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and his masters in Non Profit Management from Regis University in Denver, Colorado. For the last 20 years Kent has been working or volunteering in the nonprofit sector. In 2006 he founded the Hawaii affiliate of Family Promise. A national organization helping families who are homeless by utilizing existing community resources. Kent is happily married to the Rev. Amy C. Wake of First United Methodist Church and they are the parents of two great boys; Kainoa and Micah.