Alice Townsend is the Regional CEO for the American Red Cross of Kansas and Oklahoma.
An accomplished professional with a background in health care administration and community service, Alice oversees Red Cross service delivery across six chapters in the two-state region. She is proud of the work being done to build resilient communities that are better prepared to face disasters. Under her leadership, the Red Cross has made significant strides in supporting those in need before, during and after emergencies.
Alice's career has been marked by significant achievements, including her role as the President of Sales for Encompass Home Health and Hospice. In this position, she led operations in the western United States and played an instrumental role in implementing care transition programs. These programs strengthened the continuum of care for patients upon hospital discharge, ensuring a smooth and effective transition to home-based care.
Alice's exceptional leadership and commitment to making a difference are being recognized. In 2023, she was named one of the Journal Record’s most-admired CEOs and a “Making a Difference” honoree — the nominees for the outlet’s Woman of the Year award. These accolades reflect her dedication to excellence and her passion for serving others.
Alice is a dedicated family woman and resides in Fort Gibson, Oklahoma, with her husband, Jerry. Their daughter, Sarah, attends the University of Central Oklahoma.