Emily Walker is the Director of Development for the California State Guard Foundation.
Emily is a veteran of the United States Navy and has spent 30 years supporting veterans’ causes. After receiving her BS from the University of Southern California, Emily worked in the sports marketing industry, where she held positions with USC, the YMCA, Southern Pacific Masters Swimming, Pepsi Cola, Gatorade and the Los Angeles Sparks.
Emily has contributed to many non-profit organizations in the areas of fundraising, event planning and leadership. She currently serves on the Finance, Building and Emergency Committees for her local American Legion post. She has also taken the lead on events such as auctions, golf tournaments and other community based fundraising efforts. Additionally, Emily serves as a commissioned officer in the California State Guard, as a plans and policy officer.
Emily lives with her husband and four children in West Los Angeles where she enjoys family time, open water swimming, mountain biking, hiking, backpacking and beach-combing.