Courtney Taylor is a decorated community relations professional with over 10 years expertise within the community and nonprofit sector. She is currently Vice President and Community Development Officer for Veritex Community Bank. She is responsible developing partnerships with nonprofit organizations, community giving, creating volunteer opportunities for the bank, and seeking innovative ways to impact the community. Courtney is also the President for the Corporate Community Relations Council, serves on the board of the Texas City ISD Education Foundation, and The Credit Coalition. Courtney is also an active member of the Junior League of Greater Houston and serves as their Diversity and Inclusion Chairman.
She is the immediate past Chairman of the advisory board for University of Houston Health Research Institute, and most recently served on the advisory council of Career Gear of Greater Houston. She has also had leadership roles for the National Black MBA Association- Houston Chapter, Houston Area Urban League of Young Professionals (HAULYP), alumna of United Way of Greater Houston Project Blueprint: Class XXXI and alumna of Houston Black Leadership Institute Class III. She is the immediate past Chair for the San Jacinto College District Business Management Advisory Committee and advisory board member to
Kids r Strong 2 Cancer Non-Profit Organization. She is an active volunteer with The WorkFaith Connection, Susan G. Komen, and Junior Achievement.
In 2019, she was named as a STEAM Role Model by the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce and in 2013 she was recognized as one of Houston’s Top 30 Under 30 and she has been named a Who’s Who in Black Houston. Courtney holds a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations from University of Texas at San Antonio and an MBA from Texas Woman’s University. Courtney’s expertise is in community development, nonprofit management, and community outreach.