Executive Director, Heart of Los Angeles
2017 HALO Award Recipient | 2022 HALO Award Selection Committee
Originally coming to Heart of Los Angeles in 1993, Tony Brown has been Executive Director and an active Board Member since 2006. He served on the Advisory Board for Scripps College's LASPA Center for Leadership and is currently the President Emeritus of the Dean’s Board of Advisors for the University of Tennessee. Tony holds a B.A. from Loyola Marymount University, an M.S. from the University of Tennessee, and was a Graduate Fellow of the Stanford University Graduate School of Business Center for Social Innovation Executive Program for Non-Profit Leaders. Tony is also the founding Advisory Board Chair and Governing Board Member of the Los Angeles Expanded Learning Alliance (ExpandLA), where he provides leadership to provide equitable access to high-quality after school educational opportunities to all children in the LA area coordinating, promoting, and advocating for after school providers in obtaining funding and other support for the afterschool sector.