Meet the Team
Chad W. Towner, Chief Executive Officer
Chad W. Towner, a dynamic and esteemed leader in the healthcare sector, proudly serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Conquer Paralysis Now (CPN). A native of Brownsburg, Indiana, Chad combines his deep roots in the state with an expansive national network, marking his leadership with a unique blend of local understanding and wide-reaching influence.
Chad's journey in healthcare is punctuated by impressive milestones that showcase his commitment to excellence, adaptability, and transformative care. His comprehensive background in healthcare administration has been complemented by his early career in physical therapy. This multidisciplinary understanding places him in a unique position to oversee and champion the groundbreaking work at CPN. Under his leadership, the organization is poised for significant growth, with a focus on making DRIVEN NeuroRecovery Centers universally accessible and advancing the cause of conquering paralysis.
What makes Chad's leadership particularly compelling is his genuine passion for transformative care. As someone who has led various healthcare initiatives, developed innovative service lines, and orchestrated powerful collaborative partnerships, Chad’s vision for CPN aligns seamlessly with its mission. His dedication to fostering advancements in neurological disorder research and treatment will undoubtedly steer the organization towards unprecedented horizons.
The relocation of CPN’s headquarters from Las Vegas to Indianapolis and the creation of a second DRIVEN NeuroRecovery Center are just two pivotal projects under Chad's stewardship. His expertise and strategic vision are integral in ensuring CPN continues its legacy of being a beacon of hope and innovation in neuro rehabilitative care. As CPN embarks on this next chapter, Chad’s leadership will be pivotal in guiding its direction, solidifying its impact, and ensuring it remains at the forefront of spinal cord injury research and treatment.
In his own words, Chad has expressed deep honor in being a part of Conquer Paralysis Now. He resonates profoundly with its mission and is keenly focused on amplifying its impact. The passion, experience, and vision he brings ensure that under his guidance, CPN is not only set to achieve its current goals but also to set and conquer new ones in its quest to better the lives of countless individuals breaking free from the chains of paralysis.
Chief Financial Officer
As CPN’s chief financial officer, Christine is responsible for the organization’s financial functions, human resources, and systems. Born and raised in Indiana, Christine attended Butler University, receiving her B.S. in Accounting. For the past 14+ years, she has worked with non-profits, helping these organizations define their strategic direction, develop budgeting and forecasting models, streamline financial and procedural policies, and create monitoring and accountability systems. She has the keen ability to effectively translate complex financial concepts, engaging those lacking financial acumen. She is excited to be working with the team at CPN to advance the mission and grow the organization.
Executive Director - DRIVEN
Brandi attended the Indiana University of Pennsylvania for her B.S. in Exercise Science, and Slippery Rock University for her M.S. in Adapted Physical Activity. She has been working with people with disabilities for over 15 years in various settings including exercise therapy for individuals with neurological conditions, adapted sports, personal care, community homes, and recreational therapy. Brandi began working with Sam in 2014 and in 2018 was an integral part of the team in researching, developing and launching the DRIVEN NeuroRecovery Center
Angeline Lowe was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. She grew up visiting Las Vegas several times a year and developed a fondness for the desert and summer heat, finally taking the leap and moving to Las Vegas in September 2022. Angeline has a Bachelor of Art's degree in Psychology from California State University, Dominguez Hills. It was there that she developed an interest in the field of Neuropsychology and believes that that background lends itself well to a career at CPN. She has spent the last decade working in administration and operations in various industries including media, legal, and real estate.