Wayne Townsend brings a wealth of business and leadership experience to his role as COO at Platinum Advisor Strategies. After serving as an Airborne Ranger and Officer in the U. S. Army, he worked with several Fortune 500 companies, holding management roles ranging from sales and marketing to talent management and process-improvement engineering.
Today, Wayne helps Platinum’s employees and clients achieve their highest potential. He believes continued innovation and growth is key to professional success and personal satisfaction.
Wayne is a certified StrengthsFinder coach, and trained in Lean processes and is Six Sigma Black Belt certified. He earned his bachelor’s of science degree in engineering from the U. S. Military Academy at West Point. He also earned three master’s degrees: one in human resources from Capella University; another in education from Troy University; and a third in ministry from Tennessee Temple University.
Wayne combines his business experiences and robust education to help financial advisors find the support they need to more effectively operate and grow their firms, and develop clear strategies for the future.
Wayne and his wife, Debbie, have been married 20 years and have a 19-year-old daughter. He is active in his church, serving as youth group leader.