Jon Cowan

Jon leads federal, state, and local government & community relations as well as provides leadership and operational oversight of El Camino Health’s community benefit program. He brings more than 15 years of experience helping clients to solve some of their most pressing government relations, community relations, and strategic challenges.

Jon has lobbied and worked on legislation related to healthcare, taxes, economic development, intellectual property, and the environment. He has implemented solutions for executives across different functional groups, analyzed and solved regulatory challenges, and devised go-to-market strategies.

Previously, Jon served as Director of Local Government & Community Relations at Stanford Health Care. Prior to this, Jon was a Manager at Huron Consulting Group where he advised health system clients on growth, integration, population health and other strategies.

Earlier in his career, Jon advised executives and lobbied externally on government regulations and legislation as the Executive Director of Government Affairs at Sony Pictures Entertainment. He is also a graduate of the nine-month Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs.

M.B.A., Anderson School of Management, University of California Los Angeles
M.S. in Management of Organizations, Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley
Bachelor of Arts, History, Bowdoin College