Taylor Dickerson serves as the vice president of the Project Management Office & ESG leader for Kirby Corporation. She is responsible for managing the portfolio of executive level projects in environmental sustainability, technology advancement and innovation, mergers and acquisitions, corporate strategy, process improvement and efficiency, analytics and more.

Dickerson started her career in the maritime industry in 2008 (16+ years of experience) with Kirby and has served in many roles in logistics, sales, operations, maintenance, safety, finance and, most recently, special projects and sustainability.

She holds a Masters of Business Administration in finance and energy from Tulane University and a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in management and entrepreneurial studies from Texas State University. She also serves as national president of Women in Maritime Operations Association (WIMOs) and vice president of Hiro Health Corporation and is the immediate past president of Texas Waterway Operators Association (TWOA).  She has also recently been named one of The Waterways Journal’s “40 Under 40” as well as one of the “Top Women in Maritime” from Marine Log Magazine during 2023.

Her professional passions include adding value through innovation and efficiency, creating unique strategic solutions and empowering and mentoring women. She currently is a volunteer mentor for the WIMOs Mentorship Program and serves on the selection committee.