Johnny Taylor Jr

Pres & CEO
The Society For Human Resource Management

Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world's largest HR professional society. He previously served a two-year term as Chair of the SHRM Board of Directors in 2005 and 2006. Mr. Taylor is the immediate past President and Chief Executive Officer of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, which represents nearly 300,000 students attending public Historically Black Colleges and Universities. In this role, he became a prolific fundraiser, amassing over $100 million in grants and gifts. As an influencer in his field and community, he was named one of Ebony Magazine "Power 100" in 2011.reviously, he held positions at IAC/Interactive Corp, first as its Senior Vice President of HR and then as President and Chief Executive Officer of one of IAC's operating subsidiaries. Mr. Taylor's career also spans nearly 15 years in the practice of law and HR.

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