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As a lead presenter for industry leader, Franklin Covey, Dr. Matt Townsend worked with the Family & Special Market Division and created the company’s largest train-the-trainer program, certifying more than 900 trainers to teach his customized time management curriculum.

Through entertainment, humor, and a unique understanding of relationships, Matt empowers people and organizations to succeed by teaching them the fundamental skills of positive and effective communication and productive relationships.

Dr. Matt Townsend

For more than two decades, Dr. Matt Townsend has been energizing and educating audiences with his unique lessons on life, love and leadership. Known as one of America’s top presenters in the field of Human Relations and Development, Matt blends humor and story-telling with his real-life solutions to inspire and motivate healthier living.

Matt completed both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in the field of communication with an emphasis in conflict resolution. He then earned a second master’s degree and a Ph.D. in the field of Human and Organizational Systems. Before building his own coaching practice, Matt spent 7 years as a consultant and presenter for Franklin Covey Co., and also worked as a mediator for companies and couples.

Matt can be seen weekly on KSL Television’s, Studio 5 with Brooke Walker. His book Starved Stuff: Feeding The 7 Basic Needs of Healthy Relationships is a popular pick among those searching for better relationship skills and can be found on his website at MattTownsend.com. He also has his online workshops about Marriage, Parenting and Anxiety and coaches individuals and couples on these issues.

Matt's greatest love in life is his wife Mardi, and they have been married for 28 years. They are the parents of 6 children: one girl and 5 boys. Their daughter and son-in-law have blessed them with their first 3 grandchildren.

Matt founded the Townsend Relationship Center and its affiliate firms, Capacity Consulting and Townsend Relationship Center. Through these entities, Matt has shared his expertise with relationships, communication and conflict resolution with thousands of clients ranging from individuals, married couples and parents to large corporations such as CNN, Cox Communications, and Lockheed Martin.

Other past clients include: American Express, Discovery Toys, Dupont, Freddie Mac, General Mills, Hewlett Packard, Honda, IBM, Intel, I-Village.com, Kinko’s, Kroger’s, Minute Maid, Nation’s Bank, Nike, Panasonic, Pampered Chef, Tupperware, UPS, the US Army, the US Navy, Mountain American Credit Union, Deseret Power, Genentech, Keller Williams and America First Credit Union.

Matt can be seen weekly on KSLTV's Studio 5.

“We gain our power in surrender to, not controlling our world.”

Before building his own coaching practice, Matt spent 7 years as a consultant and presenter for Franklin Covey Co. and also worked as a mediator for several Fortune 500 Companies as well as couples.

“Watch to see what works in your relationships, then do it again.”

For more than two decades, Dr. Matt Townsend has been energizing and educating audiences with his unique lessons on life, love and leadership. Known as one of America’s top presenters.
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Testimonials

“As a professional trainer who also interviews, hires, assesses and is a mentor to trainers, I can honestly say that I was delighted and mesmerized by Matt’s presentation! He is incredibly knowledgeable about his topic. The content was defined and driven by competencies created from evidence-based research. Everything Matt presented was done in a manner that is consistent with principles of human cognition and adult learning. I highly recommend Matt Townsend to anyone seeking a professional trainer. Matt changes lives!”

UTAH FOSTER CARE FOUNDATION
DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS

“Evaluation after evaluation, your presentation was rated ‘the best ever in all my years with Discovery Toys.’ It is crystal clear that you are the master of your material. What is more valuable is that you were committed to shaping your program to meet our particular needs. I appreciate immensely the preliminary conversations you had with me and others; they resulted in a bulls-eye!”

DISCOVERY TOYS
DIRECTOR OF TRAINING

“Matt Townsend’s communication workshop was not only entertaining, but provided well-organized, applicable insight that was beneficial to both our professional and personal lives.
Townsend is an energetic presenter who can captivate his audience with relevance and enthusiasm.”

ROCKY MOUNTAIN UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS
VP OF STUDENT SERVICES

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