Matt Townsend

Lessons on Life, Love, and Leadership

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 heard three hours a day hosting “The Matt Townsend Show” on Sirius/XM Channel 143, BYU Radio.  He can also be seen weekly on KSL Television’s, Studio 5 with Brooke Walker.  His online digital Smart Workshops for Singles, Women and Couples have changed thousands of lives, and his book Starved Stuff: Feeding The 7 Basic Needs of Healthy Relationships is a popular pick among those searching for better relationship skills. 
Matt's greatest love in life is his wife Mardi and together they just celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary.  They are the parents of 6 children, one girl and 5 boys.  Their daughter and son in law recently blessed them with their first grand child, Claire.