InnovAge Leadership

Vanessa Walton

Chief Legal Officer
For me, working in healthcare is part of my DNA, going back to my Candy Striper days volunteering at Fitzsimons Army Hospital many years ago. Making a difference in people’s lives, however small, gives me joy!
Vanessa Walton joined the InnovAge team in 2011 and is responsible for direction and management of legal, compliance, government and legislative affairs, as well as overseeing various transactions to support growth of the company. She has more than 25 years of legal experience and specializes in healthcare, compliance, regulatory, corporate transactions, litigation and governance matters. Vanessa is a member of the Colorado Women’s Bar Association, American Health Lawyer’s Association, Association of Corporate Counsel and the American Bar Association. Vanessa earned her bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University and her juris doctor degree from the University of San Francisco School of Law.