Philanthropy & Nonprofits

Susan Towler

Vice President, Florida Blue Foundation; Executive Director, Corporate Social Responsibility, Florida Blue, Jacksonville

The Florida Blue Foundation supports more than 400 non-profits through programs that focus on health care solutions. Florida Blue, with 6,500 employees, is one of the biggest health insurers in the state. Towler, who started her own public relations firm at age 25, has been with Florida Blue for 25 years.

EDUCATION University of Florida (BS)
FLORIDA LOVE The natural environment and our clouds
Sabbatical Topic I’d love to study the human connection to the environment and humanities to see how we can build a kinder, more creative society.
Keeps Her Up at Night Right now, our 13-year-old French bulldog, Mr. Pickles. He can’t jump up or down off the bed so we have to take turns helping him.
READING Caste, by Isabel Wilkerson

Greg Asbed

Coalition of Immokalee Workers

STACY BAIER

PINELLAS EDUCATION FOUNDATION

Dominic Calabro

Florida TaxWatch

CONSTANCE COLLINS

Sundari Foundation (DBA Lotus House Women's Shelter)

Eric Eikenberg

EVERGLADES FOUNDATION

GORDON GILLETTE

EARLY LEARNING COALITION OF HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY

Linda Landman Gonzalez

ORLANDO MAGIC YOUTH FOUNDATION

Teri Hansen

CHARLES & MARGERY BARANCIK FOUNDATION

Alberto Ibargüen

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

Eric Kelly

QUANTUM FOUNDATION

Rebecca Fishman Lipsey

Miami Foundation

Jim McCarthy

North Florida Land Trust

ALONZO MOURNING

MOURNING FAMILY FOUNDATION

David Odahowski

Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation

Kenneth Robinson

Dr. P. Phillips Foundation

Susan Towler

Florida Blue Foundation

BOB WARD

FLORIDA COUNCIL OF 100

Nina Waters

Community Foundation for Northeast Florida