Jenny Taylor

Jenny Taylor

Vice President, Career Services and Chief Mission Officer at Goodwill of North Georgia

Jenny Taylor is a sought-after public speaker on the topics of successful large-scale public/private partnerships, employer engagement, career pathways, economic mobility, using data to drive mission impact, and employment outcomes for people with significant barriers. She is Vice President of Career Services and Chief Mission Officer at Goodwill of North Georgia, the largest in the nation for mission job placement outcomes, leading evidence-based programs with outcomes in the top 10% of the industry, as measured by the National Benchmarking Project. Her agency has a $196 million-dollar budget and operates programs that placed 22,113 people in competitive employment last fiscal year in North Georgia. The vast majority (82%) of people placed into employment in competitive, unsubsidized jobs were at or above living wages, according to the MIT living wage calculator for Georgia. She serves as Chair of the Board of Directors for the Metro Atlanta eXchange (MAX) for Workforce Solutions and is a member of the National and Georgia Rehabilitation Associations, Chief, and Mensa. She holds a Master of Rehabilitation Counseling and is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor.