Margot Wilson Townsend is the chief human resources officer at Alliant Health Solutions. Townsend has over 25 years of leadership experience spanning from start-ups to established healthcare service and technology organizations. She is certified in HR and Performance Coaching from the University of Strathclyde, has a Bachelor’s in business management from the Pennsylvania State University and is a member of the Society of HR Management and the Pennsylvania State University Alumni Chapter.

She remains passionate about those in “employment transition” and serves the community as a networker, resume writer and job coach, while encouraging and empowering the unemployed. Townsend's additional volunteering and sponsoring interests include supporting the American Heart Association, March of Dimes, Open Hand, Empty Stocking, Feeding America, Samaritan’s Purse, First Baptist Atlanta, and Chamblee Charter High School.