Amy Towner, MBA
Amy Towner, also known as "The Go 2 Gal," is Chief Executive Officer of Health Care Foundation for Ventura County.
Amy Towner, is a recent Pepperdine University, Graziadio Business School, Masters of Business Administration Presidents and Key Executives graduate, with completion of the additional certification of Healthcare Management and Leadership at Pepperdine. Amy also recently earned the Corporate Governance Program Certificate from UCLA’s Anderson School of Business. Amy is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Health Care Foundation for Ventura County. Amy is the mother of three adult children, and was an entrepreneur at a young age of 23 yielding revenues in the black for her startup within months. After selling the business, moving to Ventura and in search for health care, doctors in Los Angeles recommended Ventura County Health Care Agency (VCHCA). Impressed and inspired by the high quality of health care available there, VCHCA became her philanthropy and forever health medical home for their family. Amy also has work history in many segments of the construction and financial industry, which has added to the breadth and depth of her entrepreneurial and business acumen. Honored with the “An Exceptional Woman Who Walks the Road Less Traveled” as a Larraine Segil Scholar recipient, lifelong mentoring with a cohort of other exceptional women is a privilege and a calling in order to foster and network future business leaders. In Summer of 2019, Amy was also recognized by Pacific Coast Business Times as a Champion in Healthcare Philanthropy spanning Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties in California
In 2012, County of Ventura leadership called her to establish a public benefit foundation to exclusively serve VCHCA and thus Health Care Foundation for Ventura County was formed in November 2014. Amy is an active member of National Association of Health Care Philanthropy, a board member of Association of Fundraising Professionals – Santa Barbara/Ventura County Chapter, member of Southern California Association for Health Care Development, Las Patronas member, board member of Ventura Chamber of Commerce, Ventura Downtown Lions Club board member, sustaining Patroness of National Charity League of Ventura County, a Pepperdine Associate and member of Community Presbyterian Church in Ventura, CA, who enjoys cooking, travelling, mentoring Pepperdine University Seaver students as a Career Coach in the Pepperdine Career Center, yoga and Pilates recreationally.