Alvin Townley has spent 15 years travelling the world meeting exceptional leaders and working with major organizations, helping them define and activate their legacies.

He has spoken about personal and corporate values with such individuals as Michael Bloomberg, Ross Perot, J.W. Marriott, Jr., Defense Secretary Robert Gates, Justice Stephen Breyer, Jim Lovell of Apollo 13, Vietnam POWs and wives, and many others. He has also gained extensive experience in corporate strategy and both individual and corporate philanthropy.

His messages of leadership, purpose, and legacy have inspired, informed, and motivated thousands of people coast-to-coast.

Please contact events@alvintownley.com to discuss booking Alvin Townley for your own event.

Selected clients, venues, and reviews are below.


'We were pleased to welcome Alvin Townley to our campus for a special veterans event. His personal connection with these heroes and his storytelling ability brings their stories of leadership and perseverance to life. Everyone left with a new appreciation for the POWs of Vietnam and the enduring relevance of their legacy.'

- Paul Jacobson, CFO, Delta Air Lines

'In a U.S. Capitol banquet room full of Members of Congress, Alvin Townley shined. He made the audience laugh then held their breathless attention as he delivered a powerful message about America's character.'

- Congressman Pete Sessions

'Alvin provided a meaningful real-life story of the triumph of leadership, teamwork, and perseverance. He connected with the audience and the University of Virginia's Darden School looks forward to his return!'

- John MacFarlane, Trustee, University of Virginia

'Among the best rated programs we've ever had.'

- Robert Balentine, Chairman, Balentine Wealth Management; President, Rotary Club of Atlanta

'Alvin's message, always delivered with passion, insight and acute awareness of his audience, inspires and informs individuals or large groups with equal effectiveness. He is a gifted speaker and a very astute listener.'

- Barry Norris, CEO, Greater Cleveland Council, Boy Scouts of America

'A wonderful uplifting presentation that everyone should see.'

- General Duane Thiessen, USMC (Ret.); CEO, National Naval Aviation Museum Foundation

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