Marilyn Moran-Townsend

Marilyn Moran-Townsend, CVC Communications CEO

Marilyn is co-founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CVC Communications – Business Storytellers(SM). Marilyn “works to feed her civic habit.” Her record of servant leadership is wide and deep, having served 40-plus state and local organizations, boards and councils. Her leadership roles include chairing the Indiana Chamber of Commerce (the first woman to hold this post); and additionally chairing the Indiana Chamber Foundation, Parkview Hospital Board, United Way of Allen County, Indiana Higher Education Commission, YWCA Circle of Women, BBB Charitable and Educational Foundation of Northern Indiana, and the Great Lakes Women Business Enterprise Forum of Northern Indiana. Her current passions include co-founding AVOW: Advancing Voices of Women, and serving as Founding Chair of elevate northeast Indiana. She is also an adult Sunday school teacher.

Marilyn is a recipient of the Sagamore of the Wabash, the Governor’s highest award, in recognition of her contribution to her State and her community.

MOST importantly, she’s the spouse of Bill Townsend, one of the world’s greatest husbands and role model servant leader; Mom to Allison and Julie, the two most incredible young women on the planet; and now Marilyn’s favorite role is GG…Glorious Grandma, Gorgeous Grandma, Goofy Grandma, Generous Grandma…to grandsons Nathan and Francisco; and granddaughters Jasmine, Natalie and Kate.