Kimberly Ellison-Taylor, CPA, CGMA, CISA is a transformational leader with a compelling background of strategy, finance, people leadership, digital engagement, business development, and technology.
Kimberly’s career achievements include leadership roles at Oracle, Motorola, KPMG, Prince George’s County Government, and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. In her most recent role at Oracle, Kimberly serves as Executive Director – Finance Thought Leadership to promote finance transformation and digital strategies in organizations of all sizes around the world. In her previous role at Oracle, Kimberly led a Global Health, Human Services, and Workforce Solutions Industry Practice, growing revenue from $3m to $150 million over 10 years.
Kimberly Ellison-Taylor is a former Chairman of the Board for the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, and the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants.
Kimberly has an undergraduate degree in Information Systems Management from the University of Maryland Baltimore County, a Master of Business Administration from Loyola University, an Accounting Certificate from the Community College of Baltimore County, a Master of Science in Information Technology Management from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) as well as a Chief Information Officer Certificate from CMU. Kimberly also is an adjunct professor for Carnegie Mellon University teaching Emerging Technologies and Innovation.
Kimberly is a sought after speaker and has received numerous recognitions including as one of Accounting Today’s Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting and CPA Practice Advisor’s 25 Most Powerful Women in Accounting.
Further, Kimberly’s expertise in Inclusive Leadership is well recognized. As a leader in the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion area, many firms and organizations call upon Kimberly for her expertise in building bridges of collaboration and uniting teams for shared goals. Kimberly has served as a keynote speaker and written several articles. Kimberly also serves as Vice Chairman of the AICPA’s National Commission of Diversity and Inclusion.