Becky Towne grew up in League City, Texas, and moved back to the Houston area in 2008 after 31 years of pastoral ministry with her husband in Texas, Iowa, and Colorado. At Houston Graduate School of Theology (HGST), she served in a variety of roles including DMin Director and Academic Dean. In July 2021, she became the 5th President of HGST. She continues teaching as Professor of Christian Spirituality and advises all current students as HGST transitions into the Kairos network as a Legacy Partner. She and her husband married in 1976 and have four married children and 10 grandchildren.