Hanging at the water cooler

  • Biggest accomplishment?
  • Winning my weight class and overall title in an amateur bodybuilding contest.
 
  • Favorite drink?
  • Prosecco Champagne.
 
  • What’s one thing you've always wanted to learn or do?
  • Fly an airplane.
 
  • Best Halloween costume?
  • Wicked Witch of the West.

Valerie Taylor

Vice President, Finance

Valerie describes herself humbly as “an accounting professional,” but she is so much more than that! Her financial expertise, attention to detail and unfailing dependability make life possible for all of us at HCK2. On top of all that, her composed, unflappable demeanor is a source of calm and confidence for us all, even when she’s distributing those pesky financial statements that make our heads spin.

Before joining HCK2, Valerie served as a consultant to Taylor & Associates, providing accounting services and training to small business owners. Prior to that, she worked for nearly 20 years as the Controller of The Point Group where she integrated accounting systems and billing from five acquisitions during her tenure, resulting in seamless transitions for clients and efficient consolidation of financial information.

Valerie earned her Bachelor degree in Accounting from the University of Kansas and her MBA in Business Management from the University of Dallas. She is an active member of the CFO Network, the Financial Executives Networking Group, Frisco Connect, Southlake Focus Group, The DallasBlue Business Network and more.

When she’s not crunching numbers and optimizing profitability at HCK2, Valerie is the quintessential fitness junkie and guru, with certifications in ACE Personal Training, ACE Senior Fitness and AFAA Weight Lifting Certification. So… bottom line? When it comes to mental smarts and muscle strength, she’s the bomb! Don’t mess with Valerie!

Favorite Quote

The two most important days of your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.

- Mark Twain

Hanging at the water cooler

  • Biggest accomplishment?
  • Winning my weight class and overall title in an amateur bodybuilding contest.
 
  • Favorite drink?
  • Prosecco Champagne.
 
  • What’s one thing you've always wanted to learn or do?
  • Fly an airplane.
 
  • Best Halloween costume?
  • Wicked Witch of the West.