Tanya Townsend, MSMI, CHCIO
Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer of LCMC Health
Tanya Townsend serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO) as well as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for LCMC Health. In this role, she is charged with the consolidation, integration, and enhancement of information technology environments into a shared services model across the five-hospital system. Townsend is an established healthcare executive who has been working in increasingly progressive roles in the healthcare industry for over 20 years. Prior to joining LCMC Health, she served as the top IT executive or CIO in three of the largest integrated healthcare delivery systems in the State of Wisconsin. Townsend received a Master of Science degree in Medical Informatics from the Milwaukee School of Engineering and the Medical College of Wisconsin. Her undergraduate work in Health Information Administration was completed at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee.