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Delene E. Taylor, CPA, CGMA

Marketing Director

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born, and the day you find out why. —MARK TWAIN

Delene joined DMLO CPAs in 2013 as Marketing Director. She finds meaning and purpose in connecting people who are doing good things, facilitating important conversations and sharing resources, promoting the social enterprise movement in Kentucky, and working with early stage entrepreneurs, particularly in providing affordable solutions bundling the benefits of cloud-based accounting applications with the trusted services of a CPA-level business advisor.

Experience

Delene began her career in public accounting in Dallas, TX, then spent 7 years as a Controller/CFO for an Inc. 500 company. Upon her return to the Louisville area, she joined a local CPA firm, serving clients and then the firm in the roles of Firm Administrator, HR Director and Marketing/Business Development Director, for over 15 years. When that firm was merged into an aspiring national firm, she chose to pursue her passion with ‘Louisville original’ DMLO CPAs, where she relishes the opportunity to be hopelessly devoted to promoting CPAs and connecting amazing people!

Education and Certifications

Delene earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin and is licensed to practice as a CPA. She is also a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA).

Delene is a graduate of Leadership Southern Indiana (2000) and Focus Louisville (2013).

Professional Memberships and Activities

Awards and Recognition

Delene was recognized by Leadership Louisville Center as the 2019 LLC Brand Ambassador of the Year.

Delene received the Kentucky PTA Honorary Life Recognition Award for her 4 years of service on the Executive Board of the duPont Manual High School PTSA.

Writing/Speaking Engagements

Delene was engaged to speak at:

Delene also speaks to high school and college students about careers in business.

Podcast Appearances:

Published in Business First:

Community Involvement

Delene is a founding Board Member and Secretary of Canopy, a nonprofit startup with a vision of Making Kentucky First in Good Business.

Delene serves as Secretary on the Executive Board of The Morton Center.

Delene is a founding member of Coming Together Louisville.

Favorites

Lover of books, coffee, the ocean, adventure, family/friend time, and social impact.

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