Leading Effective Teams instructor Kaomi Taylor Mitchell

Kaomi Joy Taylor, MPA

A career nonprofit leader with a specialty in helping organizations identify and navigate through key growth and pivot points, Kaomi recently stepped down after 11 years as the Executive Director of the beloved Governor’s Institutes of Vermont. Prior to that she worked as a consultant and on the staff of a wide variety of businesses and nonprofits, including four years as Executive Director of a national health advocacy organization, and brought her diverse experience to the business departments of Champlain College and St. Michael’s College where she taught graduate and undergraduate students at as an adjunct professor for eight years. Kaomi holds a Masters degree in Public Administration and Certificate in Adaptive Leadership from the Harvard Kennedy School and completed postgraduate work in public policy at Tufts University.