Tran Taylor was Appointed as Chief Human Resources Officer at Blucora

Date of management change: October 18, 2018 

What Happened?

Irving, TX-based Blucora Appointed Tran Taylor as Chief Human Resources Officer


About the Company

Blucora, Inc. is a leading provider of technology-enabled financial solutions for consumers, small business owners and tax professionals. Through our operating companies, TaxAct and HD Vest, we provide leading products in tax preparation and wealth advisory services and help millions of individuals manage their financial lives. With more than 500 employees located primarily in Bellevue, WA, Irving, Texas and Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Blucora is led by experienced management teams with deep expertise in their respective markets.


About the Person

Tran Taylor is Chief Human Resources Officer at Blucora. Previously, he was CHRO at Nationstar Mortgage. Over the course of his career, Tran Taylor has developed best-in-class people solutions and aligned HR initiatives to meet the needs of the business. Most recently, Mr. Taylor served as the Chief People Officer at Travelocity, one of the world’s largest online travel companies, helping transform the organization to a culture of innovation and a maniacal focus on the customer experience. Previously, he held key Human Resources positions at Alliance Data, The Home Depot, Raytheon, Westinghouse and General Motors. Tran has served as a member of the Human Resources Policy Institute and the Corporate Leadership Council. He has also served as corporate executive advisor to multiple committees including United Negro College Fund-Dallas, the Marriott Bridges Advisory Council-Dallas, and the C2C (College to Corporation) Council. He received a bachelor’s degree in International Relations and a master`s degree in public administration from West Virginia University. Tran has also completed the Executive Strategic Human Resources Planning series at the University of Michigan Business School and he remains actively engaged in executive human resource speaking engagements and forums.


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