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Dorothy Gorman

Dorothy Gorman – President/CEOLeadership


Dorothy Gorman is President and CEO of Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas (JACC). Dorothy is a purpose-driven leader who thrives in both strategic and operational spaces. For over a decade, she has led teams to create, scale, and sustain solutions to complex problems with mission and business impact.

Dorothy is an experienced and dedicated nonprofit executive. She has expertise in education, workforce development, and corporate engagement. Before joining JACC, she held multiple leadership positions at education nonprofit Project Lead The Way, including Chief Operations Officer and Chief Customer Officer. Her past experiences also include time at Deloitte, the World Economic Forum, First Advantage, and serving as a research assistant in Nairobi, Kenya.

Dorothy earned her masters of business administration degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her bachelor's degree from Furman University. Outside of work, Dorothy enjoys spending time with her husband and their two young children, exploring the beautiful outdoors of North Carolina, discovering new podcasts and books, cooking anything other than mac and cheese, and trying to fit in a solo run when she can.


Crystal Taylor

Crystal Taylor – Vice President of Programs and OperationsLeadership


Crystal Taylor is the Vice President of Programs and Operations at Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas. She is a vibrant, uplifting and engaging professional with a passion for seeing others thrive. She received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from NC State University. Crystal has over 15 years as a non-profit professional with experience in volunteer management, community partnerships and program management. As a lifetime member of Girl Scouts, she is committed to making the world a better place. When she is not impacting youth, she enjoys gardening, participating in CrossFit classes, spending time with family and friends, and going on adventures.


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