Kimberly N. Ellison-Taylor

Kimberly N. Ellison-Taylor

Global Strategy Leader at Oracle

Kimberly N. Ellison-Taylor, CPA, CGMA, is Immediate Past Chairman of the American Institute of CPAs’ Board of Directors.

Ellison-Taylor has a lengthy history of volunteering for the profession, including serving as a member of the AICPA Business and Industry Executive Committee as well as the AICPA Board of Directors where she served as a member of the Audit and Finance committees. Ellison-Taylor also worked with the Benevolent Fund, and has served as a Council representative.

She is a past Chair of the Maryland Association of CPAs, and has served on many of its committees, including the New Young Professional Network and Tomorrow’s CPA.

Ellison-Taylor is currently the Global Accounting Strategy Director for the Financial and Professional Services Industries for Oracle America, a leader in cloud solutions and enterprise technology. In this capacity, she provides insight to help drive innovation in this important domain, particularly as the computing paradigm shifts to Cloud and SaaS.

Previously, she served as the Global Practice team leader for Health and Human Services, working with teams worldwide where she developed and executed strategies on Cloud, Big Data, Security, Fraud Prevention/Detection, Customer Experience, and Modernization. Prior to Oracle, Kimberly worked in leadership roles at numerous other major companies and organizations, including the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center; Motorola; KPMG; and Prince George’s County Government, where she served as Chief Information Technology Officer.

Ellison-Taylor received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County; an Accounting Certificate from the Community College of Baltimore County, an MBA from Loyola University and Master’s of Science in Information Technology and a Chief Information Officer Certificate from Carnegie Mellon University.

She currently resides in Maryland with her husband and two sons.

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