Faculty Profile

Mary Kay Taylor

Adjunct Faculty and Doctoral Faculty Advisor



Professor Mary Kay Taylor has been in education almost 18 years, 12 years in online teaching and program administration. Prior to that, she worked for large hospital systems as Director of Health Information Management, a Health Care Systems consultant, Revenue Cycle/Reimbursement Consultant, District Manager of Release of Information company, and Chief Privacy Officer Trainer/Consultant. Her educational background includes a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA),  Master of Business (MBA) in Organizational Development & Human Resources from the University of Mary Washington, a Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and professional certifications, as a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and the Certified Higher Education Professional (CHEP) certification in Online Teaching. Additionally, she has earned professional certifications as an Associate Professional in Talent Development (APTD) from the Association for Talent Development, and a Talent Management Practitioner (TMP), from the Talent Management Insitute. She is currently pursuing additional certifications in Talent Management as a Global Talent Management Leader (GTML) from the Talent Management Insitute.  She received national recognition for the design of an online online training program for the U.S Department of Energy, Emergency Operations Management team.

She volunteers her time as a member of the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors of the Tioga County Rural Ministry and serves as the Regional Director for Region VI of the New York State Women Inc. She has also served as a leadership development mentor for Global Leadership Now (GLN), a leadership development organization providing leadership development to girls ages 13-18. She is also a graduate of Leadership Tioga a business and leadership group addressing issues impacting Tioga County, NY. 


Capella University (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
Doctor of Business Administration, Human Resource Management
University of Mary Washington (Fredericksburg, Virginia)
Master of Business Administration, Organization & HR Development
State University of New York (Utica, New York)
Bachelor of Science, Health Information Management


Global Talent Management Leader (GTML™), Talent Management Institute (TMI), Expiration Date: 2026
Modern Classroom Certified Trainer, Logical Operations
Associate Professional in Talent Development, Associate Professional in Talent Development - APTD, Expiration Date: 2022
Corporate Trainer Certified (CTC), Management and Strategy Institute
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, Veritastech Lean Six Sigma

Work Experience

2021 - Present
Franklin University, Adjunct Faculty & Doctoral Faculty Advisor
2020 - 2021
Franklin University, Lead Faculty
2016 - 2020
Franklin University, Adjunct Faculty
2015 - Present
Kaplan University, Academic Department Chair, Health Information Management (HIM) and Medical Billing & Certificate Programs, Ft Lauderdale, Florida
2014 - 2015
Briarcliffe College Online, Course Developer/SME, Bethpage, New York
2011 - 2013
Herzing University Online, Academic Department Chair HIM/Health Care Management/Insurance Billing & Coding Programs, Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
2008 - 2011
Lincoln College of New England/Lincoln College Online, Director, Health Care Programs, Southington, Connecticut
2005 - 2007
A&H Training Corporation, Allied Health Division Director and Lead Curriculum Designer, Latham, New York
2004 - Present
Abmarona Strategic Talent Management (formerly AMD Consulting, LLC), Principle Owner/Consultant, Binghamton, New York
2002 - Present
University of Mary Washington, Training Development and Instructional Design Consultant, Fredericksburg, Virginia

Publications & Presentations

Taylor, M. (2022, May. 25). The talent development themes advancing women middle managers in technology organizations. Available from Dissertations & Theses @ Capella University, Capella University.

Professional Service

Board Member
Global Leadership Now Community Leadership Graduate
Committee Member
Tioga County Rural Ministry
Committee Member
Academic Standards Committee
(Columbus, Ohio)