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Randi Towns

Senior Associate Director

Randi Towns is a senior associate director at APCO Worldwide and is based in Raleigh, North Carolina. She specializes in developing innovative solutions to complex problems and is a member of the firm’s Health team.

Prior to joining APCO, Ms. Towns was with UNC Health where she coordinated strategy formation, change management initiatives, and policy and program development for various teams during her eight-year tenure. In her last role with UNC Health, she served as the inaugural Director of Health Equity and ushered the organization through cultural and structural transformations to dismantle inequities. The efforts she led during the COVID-19 pandemic received state and national recognition for its innovative strategies and success in advancing equity.

Ms. Towns holds a bachelor’s degree in public health and is working towards a master’s degree in health administration, both from the Gilling’s School of Global Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is an alumnus of Leader Raleigh and board member for Village of Wisdom, a nonprofit based in Durham, NC.