Travis Townsend

Managing Consultant, Torinity Consulting Company
Co-Founding Partner, Townsend & Lockett, LLC

Travis is a Founding Partner and Managing Consultant of Torinity Consulting Company. Travis is also a practicing attorney and Founding Partner of the law firm of Townsend & Lockett, LLC in Atlanta, Georgia, heading its business law, corporate and securities transactional practices. Travis is also an Adjunct Professor at the Emory University School of Law.

Travis combines more than 16 years of strategic business and management legal counsel experience with 10 years of program development, presentation and trainer education experience in servicing Torinity’s clients and their constituents. With clientele ranging from Fortune 500 corporations, government agencies and authorities to national federated nonprofit organizations, Mr. Townsend has provided services, including without limitation, program development and implementation solutions for some of the most complex and challenging client objectives.

When Travis is not busy providing solutions to clients, he is immensely active in the service community. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Serenbe Institute for Art, Culture & the Environment and is the Chair of its South Fulton Area Initiative. Travis also serves as Vice President of Operations for the National Black MBA Association Atlanta Chapter, is a member of the 100 Black Men of South Metro (Atlanta) where he volunteers on the Education Committee, and is President of MAFDET, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to remove barriers to education and employment for youth and young adults through innovative training programs. Travis has served in numerous leadership positions with the National Urban League Young Professionals, including as its National Programs Chair, and has been a Big Brother volunteer for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Atlanta. In 2017 Travis was a Candidate for Mayor of the newly formed City of South Fulton, Georgia.

Travis is an Adjunct Professor at the Emory University School of Law and is also a frequent speaker at professional and community events and conferences. He is a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., and is a published author of the title When the Cops Come Knockin’: An Illustrated Guide to Criminal Law.

Travis earned his B.A. in Psychology from the University of Michigan School of Literature, Science and the Arts in 2000 and received his J.D. from the University of Michigan School of Law in 2003.