Alli Townsend went to college at Augusta University during which time she began attending In Focus Church. She graduated in 2005 with a degree in communications and proceeded to go through the Every Nation School of Ministry and raise her financial partnership team. She then returned to Augusta, where she served as campus missionary with In Focus Church at Augusta University. Since that time she has also served the campuses of Florida State University and the University of Georgia before returning to Augusta in 2015.
Currently on campus, Alli spends time discipling students and empowering students to lead small groups. She also helps plan mission trips, fall retreat, and student conferences. On a national level she serves as a coach for new missionaries raising their financial partnership team.