ADVOCATE • BUSINESS OWNER • CAREGIVER
Selected as one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women by The Daily Record, Kym Taylor is equal part business owner, politically engaged activist, and community leader. For over 30 years, Kym and her family have made their home in Prince George’s County. She and her husband Steve co-founded their business, Family Choice Healthcare, over 25 years ago. From its base in Lanham, the company has grown to a network of agencies throughout the northeast: Maryland, Washington, D.C., Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. With 800 clients and over 900 employees, Kym serves as the Vice President – Marketing and Strategic Solutions, and Vice President of the Board of Directors.
In 1988 Kym was hired into Bell of Pennsylvania’s Executive Development Program and started her career at “Bell” in Information Systems. In 1998 Kym took an early out, while working as a National Account Manager for Bell Atlantic’s Federal Systems.
Kym is a driven community leader. Her interests and activism span both civic and political involvement. As a former staffer for MD State Senator, Paul Pinsky, she handled many constituent issues of importance. This exposure fueled her understanding and insight concerning the County’s education system, senior citizens, and housing issues. As a result, she is involved in the fight for fair and unbiased home appraisals and the right of seniors to thrive in place. As a parent, she is also deeply committed to telling the positive and uplifting story of Prince Georges County Schools and their stellar students. As a business owner, she is keenly aware of the needs of Black business owners in the County and is a strong advocate for their support and empowerment.
Her commitment to her community led her to be involved with several organizations impacting the community. Kym serves as the Vice Chair for the Prince George’s Public Schools (PGCPS) Health and Biosciences Advisory Board and is a member of the PGCPS Career and Technical Education Advisory Board. Recognizing her experience as a caregiver and dedication to improving the lives of seniors, County Executive, Angela Alsobrooks, appointed Kym to serve on the Prince George’s County Advisory Committee on Aging.
Kym is a Charter Member and Vice President of the Willow Oak (MD) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated. She is a Charter Member of the National Harbor Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated, a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, a member of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), and Vice Chair of the Board for StepAfrika! With a group of concerned neighbors, Kym co-founded Fair and Unbiased Appraisal Advocates (FUAA), an organization that champions equity for County residents in home appraisal and resale value.
Kym holds an MBA in Decision Sciences and Finance from Clark Atlanta University and a BBA in Information Systems from The George Washington University. Kym and her husband, Steve, have been married for 30 years and attend the 13th Street Church of Christ in Washington, D.C. Together they have parented two sons: Christian and Nicholas, and three bonus children: Charles, Armoni, and Johnny.