Vice-President and Chief Technology Officer
John currently works with United Way Worldwide as the Vice-President and Chief Technology Officer, as well as Senior Executive-In-Charge, responsible for the Northeast Regional Office in Tri State. Prior to this position, John worked with United Way of Metropolitan Chicago as the Vice President of Strategic Partnerships & Community Relations. In this role, John lead United Way’s role in coordinating Hurricane Katrina relief efforts for 8000 Gulf Coast evacuees relocated to Chicago post disaster. Before his tenure in Chicago, Mr. Taylor worked with the United Way of Central Maryland, having responsibility for Resource Development. He has also held positions as the Director of Information Technology and Integrated Business Systems, Manager of Outcomes Measurement and Finance Specialist.
John’s career accentuates wide-ranging professional knowledge. He has practical and theoretical experience in Information Technology, Volunteer Development, Community Building, Strategic Planning, Financial Management, Outcomes Measurement, Organizational Capacity Building and Performance Management. Additionally, John has been certified in Project Management and has had formal training in cultural sensitivity, strategic writing and customer service during his career.
John Taylor received his M.B.A., with specialization in MIS, from the University of Baltimore and his Bachelor of Science in Administration from Columbia Union College. John is a member of the national graduate honors fraternity, Iota Epsilon.
In addition to his professional and academic accomplishments, John has also served as Executive Director of the Rehoboth Community Development and Empowerment Corporation, which functioned as the health and human services arm of his local assembly. John is a graduate of the United Way Advanced Leadership program and is proud to be a graduating member of the Millennium Class of Associated Black Charities’ Leadership Program and served as the 2003-2004 President of the Alumni Association for the same organization. Mr. Taylor also served his community as a volunteer with Meals on Wheels and HERO (Health Education Resource Organization), providing caregiver services to people impacted by HIV/AIDS. John currently serves on the 9 member Board of the SecurityPlus Federal Credit Union, responsible for more than $350 million in assets, serving members from the Federal Government and community. In addition to his role as Board Director, John serves as Chair of the Information Systems Technology Committee and member of the Supervisory Committee for the organization.