Commission for Women - Commissioners - Toni Townes-Whitley
Toni Townes-Whitley, At-Large
Toni Townes-Whitley is Vice-President of Consulting Services at CGI located in Fairfax Virginia. CGI is among the largest independent information technology (IT) and business process services firms in the world. She has responsibility for CGI’s IT services, hosting and consulting business with Federal civilian clients. She joined CGI in 2010, after serving as Vice President for Global Public Sector System Integration and Consulting at Unisys Corporation. Toni also serves on CGI’s U.S.Cabinet which is responsible for driving the strategy and growth of the U.S. business.
Toni is a recognized leader in the IT market, formerly serving as President of Women in Technology (WIT) which promotes women’s advancement in all fields of technology. She is a former member of the Executive Council for The Women’s Center of Northern Virginia. A writer and presenter on topics of IT innovation and application, Toni has collaborated with and/or presented to such organizations as Council for Excellence in Government, the Minority Enterprise Executive Council, Industry Advisory Council, Princeton University, NYU, and numerous others.
Ms. Townes-Whitley is a graduate of Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School and has received Certifications from Wharton Executive Education, NYU, and the Performance Management Institute. Toni and her husband John Whitley have 5 children: Brina, John Raphael, Preston, Kimberly and Selena; 1 grandchild Leah; and a needy cocker spaniel, Lady. She resides in Fairfax Station Virginia, “across the creek” from her parents, long-time Fairfax County residents, Jim and Yvonne McCall.