Alex Taylor brings over 20 years of nonprofit experience, focused on strengthening organizations around diversity, equity and inclusion; leadership development and staff training; nonprofit operations and talent management; philanthropy; strategic planning; and stakeholder engagement.
Prior to joining Nonprofit HR, Alex served as the Vice President of Development and Endowment for the YMCA of Greater Houston, where she served for over 15 years in a variety of roles in philanthropy, social equity, board development and operations. From stewarding donors to see the strengths of a community traditionally viewed as under-resourced, to ensuring the equitable investment of funds raised across the region, to guiding 25 advisory boards, representing 400 individual board members to embrace “best practices” around board development, diversity and inclusion, Alex worked to create social equity in all spaces.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Wheaton College (Wheaton, IL) and a master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Houston. Some of her favorite activities include day hikes and traveling with her husband Don, reading, watching movies and exercising.