Amy Towner

Amy Towner

Chief Executive Officer


Health Care Foundation for Ventura County

Ventura, CA USA


It is rarely a straight path in life. Stay nimble, agile and intentional because this is your life....you are writing your story.

Milestones

My road in life has taken me all over.
Married young
At age 22, first successful business venture
Graced to give birth to three children
Decision to be a stay at home wife and mother for 15 years despite my entrepreneurial spirit.
Volunteered throughout life without pay
Received a job opportunity through my volunteer work
Divorce
Thomas Fire and lost everything during my PKE MBA

Education

High School
Los Gatos High School
Graduate
PKE MBA
Pepperdine University

Career

Chief Executive Officer

Lead a non-profit public benefit organization to enhance and augment the public health and hospital system

Career Roadmap

Roadmap
My work combines:
My work combines:
Non-Profit Organizations
Medicine
Helping People

Day to Day

As a servant leader, there is little separation between my career and my life. Combination of office life, meeting in the public, public speaking, architecting the future of the organization.

Skills & Qualities Beyond School

Public speaking, ability to articulate verbally and written creatively for measurable good.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for everyone

It is rarely a straight path in life. Stay nimble, agile and intentional because this is your life....you are writing your story. Every day is a new day to cultivate the goodness in your life!

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:

graduate
Graduate
PKE MBA

Hurdles

The Noise I Shed

From Teachers:

"I was a child of divorce with an alcoholic mom, who was a below average high school student and said “poor thing will likely end up barefoot and pregnant” as per school administrators in the late 1980’s."

Challenges I Overcame

Financial