Taylor, Tameka L.
Compass Consulting Services LLC
Education: Baldwin Wallace University, bachelor’s degree; Bowling Green State University, master’s degree; Kent State
First Job: I babysat for years. However, my first job was in retail at a store called Shoe Town in Shaker Heights.
Toughest Challenge: Making the decision as a single mother to start a business
How I Motivate Others: Leading by example. I never ask people to do what I wouldn’t do. I also show them how to
take calculated risks.
Previous Leadership Positions: Vice president and director of leadership development; Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio (formerly NCCJ); student affairs, Bowling Green State University and Univeristy of Mount Union; active on
Cleveland State University’s College of Urban Affairs Diversity Council and the Cultural Links Program Committee; and mentor, Presidents’ Council’s Scholars Program