Taylor Simmons is a Career and Talent Management Consultant with experience in human resources, career services and workforce development. She has experience through private organizations and a director level role with a Chamber of Commerce working with companies and communities interested in developing a diverse, thriving workforce. In addition, she has experience working one-on-one and in groups with individuals in transitions including high school students and their families, graduating college students, and individuals pursuing mid-career changes.
Her mission statement is closely connected to Horizon Point’s mission and company values. It reads: I will strive daily to present the best version of myself to clients, family, friends, and others. I will work to empower others and help them in their journey to lead better lives.
She enjoys helping individuals discover their talents, passions, and values. By doing this, she helps them grow in careers they love with organizations that are exactly the right fit.
Taylor graduated from Athens State University, cum laude, with a bachelor’s degree in business management with a concentration in Human Resources. She is a certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR), a Society of Human Resources Certified Professional (SHRM-CP), a Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) and Instructor, a Certified Career Services Provider (CCSP) and a Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW).
Taylor’s role with Horizon Point includes gathering wage data, interpreting that data and working hand in hand with clients to effectively project plan, and following up with clients for execution through strong communication.
Being involved in her community with a commitment to her family and to innovation and positive change is what drives Taylor to success. She serves on various boards in the community including TVC-SHRM. She lives in Hartselle, Alabama, with her husband, Chris and their two children, Lydia and Porter.