Rethink 2024

Laura K. Taylor

As Senior Vice President of Strategic Financial Services and WBE Engagement, Laura leads the WBENC Financial Center of Excellence. The Financial Center of Excellence, known as LIFT, seeks to break down access to capital barriers for women entrepreneurs by providing comprehensive financial support and resources, including instructor-led education, eLearning, coaching, networking, and funding opportunities.

Laura also leads the WBE engagement and recognition efforts including WBE Stars, the Women’s Enterprise Forum, and Procurement Opportunities programs. In addition, she is accountable for the WBENC Capstone program, the pinnacle executive education offering, as well as the corporate member recognition program, America’s Top Corporations for Women Business Enterprises. Prior to her current role, Laura was accountable for WBENC Certification and the organization’s strategic partnerships with its Regional Partner Organization Network.
Before coming to WBENC in 2018, Laura was a senior leader in the Global Supply Chain organization at Pitney Bowes with additional leadership roles in Procurement, Finance, and Customer Service.

Laura is a former Chair of the Board of Directors for the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council. Laura is a William J. Alcorn Leadership Award recipient and is in the AIDC Women’s Business Enterprise Hall of Fame.