National Committee Member
With over 13 years of experience in philanthropy and government relations, Taylor Moreno brings a diverse background to her role as Director of Institutional Development with El Paso Children’s Hospital. Serving as the chief fund development official for the hospital, Taylor has successfully brought new dollars and community interest to the hospital since coming on board.
Previously, Taylor served as the Chief of Staff for El Paso Mayor Oscar Leeser. As the Mayor’s top policy adviser and chief liaison with the community, Taylor was responsible for the implementation of the Mayor’s El Paso. Open for Business initiative to include national marketing tours, business roundtables, as well as local economic development familiarization tours.
Prior to joining the Mayor’s Office, Taylor served as Executive Director of AVANCE-El Paso, a local nonprofit focused on early childhood development, parenting and adult literacy. Taylor raised more than $7.5 million and increased the number of families served by the program.
Taylor worked on federal, state and municipal government relations for six years prior to her time with AVANCE. Having served as Intergovernmental Affairs Coordinator under the Cook Administration with the City of El Paso and with Congressman Silvestre Reyes in his Washington, DC office. In DC, Taylor was responsible for tripling annual fundraising efforts resulting in an approximate $2.5 million for re-election efforts.
Taylor’s work has been recognized by the US-Mexico Border Health Caucus with the Service and Dedication Award for her advocacy and commitment to access to healthcare for individuals along the US-Mexico border. A fifth generation El Pasoan, Taylor has served on numerous nonprofit boards and committees. Taylor is the proud mother to her son, Camden, and is raising him to appreciate the culture and uniqueness of the city they call home.
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Latino Victory is a progressive organization working to grow Latino political power by increasing Latino representation at every level of government and building a base of Latino donors to support this critical work.