Mr. Towey founded Aging with Dignity based largely on his experience working with Mother Teresa of Calcutta. He served as Mother Teresa’s legal counsel for 12 years, and also volunteered in many of her missions around the world, including her homes for the dying in Calcutta and Washington DC. Mr. Towey is a former head of Florida’s health and social services agency under Gov. Lawton Chiles (D-FL). He also served as Director of the White House Office of Faith Based and Community Initiatives under President George W. Bush. Mr. Towey has since served as President of St. Vincent College in Latrobe, PA, and is currently the President of Ave Maria University in Florida.