Congratulations to Bill Townsend who was the recipient of the EmBeliever Award. This award is given to a man, woman, or business that demonstrates the mission of EmBe to enrich our community by empowering women and families.
Bill Townsend has spent over 30 years focused on the complex needs of businesses property and casualty risks, most specifically those in the construction, financial institution and non-profit industries. As an enthusiastic leader at Howalt McDowell, a Marsh & McLennan Agency, Bill is also very focused on the development of future community leaders within the organization and expanding services and capabilities for their clients. Bill commits fully to projects and sees them through to completion. He treats all people with respect so that true collaboration can take place and brings clarity to difficult situations. Bill proudly serves in leadership roles in organizations like the Sioux Falls Catholic Schools, the University of South Dakota, Huether Family Match Pointe and Volunteers of America. Bill and his wife, Teresa, have four kids: Matt, Meg, Elizabeth, and Rachel. Bill loves coaching youth athletics, and is a past Board Member of Big Brothers/ Big Sisters (Helpline Center) and is a current Board Member of Volunteers of America, Dakotas.
Nominated by Lou Bosch of Huether Family Match Pointe