March 9, 2015
Meet Lynn Taylor
Lynn Taylor, MBA, CCDF, is President & Founder of TaylorMade Careers LLC, a full service career management & organizational development firm. Prior to launching TaylorMade Careers, LLC, a human capital solutions company, Lynn, a certified career development facilitator, served as the Director of Human Resources for a leading technology and consulting firm. In this capacity, she was responsible for driving the company’s aggressive growth initiatives and for people development and talent acquisition. During this time, she successfully spearheaded and developed a strategic college recruiting & retention initiative that bridged business strategy with measurable talent outcomes and achieved organizational alignment. Lynn developed client service methodologies, human performance solutions and provided HR Assessment, HR policy & procedures Implementation and talent management. She has senior level work experience in numerous Human Capital management disciplines including: Recruitment, Management Consulting, Organizational Staffing/Training & Development, Corporate HR, Career Development/ Outplacement, Entrepreneurial Finance, Leadership Development, Career Assessment/ Coaching, Behavioral-based Interviewing, Strategic Management & Change Management/ Organizational Transformation & Behavior. Her broad business leadership background includes investment and portfolio management.
Lynn earned two MBA degrees in Human Resources Management and Finance from the Michael J. Coles School of Business, nationally recognized by BusinessWeek and Success Magazine in Entrepreneurship. She received her B.S. from Texas Tech University. Lynn is an adjunct professor in Management & Leadership and is currently a PhD candidate in Industrial/ Organizational Psychology. She is a licensed educator in business and technology education and is certified in Career Investigation & Connections by the Texas Education Agency.
Founded in Atlanta, Georgia in 1999, TaylorMade Careers LLC, started as a resume writing business but has evolved into a full service human capital solutions company offering tailored services from organizational development consulting to career management, transition & outplacement solutions. Her company has been recognized for its success in delivering quality educational programs tailored to meet the needs of women entrepreneurs. Lynn has appeared in the Atlanta Business Chronicle and was a nominee for the Rising Star of the Year-Women Entrepreneurial Award in May 2003 by the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Atlanta Chapter. Lynn is an advocate for women entrepreneurial issues and serves as career consultant for Women for Hire Diversity Career Fairs.
As a motivated leader, consultant and speaker, Lynn has remained at the forefront of career development trends and entrepreneurial finance topics by identifying sources of innovation in the areas of Leadership consulting, talent management & development and human capital solutions. Her speaking engagements include presenter at the Georgia Women Entrepreneurs Conference held in Atlanta, GA in May 2006. She presented the workshop Five Tips to Managing the Multiple Stressors of the Woman Entrepreneur. Lynn was presenter and organizer of the change management seminar Women on the Move — The Art of Personal Brand Marketing in a Challenging Economy at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library in Atlanta, GA in 2003. She has also presented on finance topics including The Fed Monetary Policy and its Effect on Inflation.
Lynn currently lives in Austin, TX where she serves as Membership Director for a prominent national business professional organization committed to the creation of intellectual and economic wealth. Lynn is an active member and holds leadership positions for numerous community, business professional and career industry associations.