2015 Healthcare Businesswomen's Association Beacon Award Winner

a strong commitment to building and supporting women leaders.

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Taylor Strategy Partners (TSP) received the 2015 Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA), Ohio Chapter, Beacon Award. The Beacon Award is given to an organization that has shown a strong commitment to building and supporting women leaders.

The Healthcare Businesswomen's Association is a global nonprofit organization comprised of over 7000 members and organizations from across the healthcare industry committed to, achieving gender parity in leadership positions, facilitating career and business connections, providing effective practices that enable organizations to realize the full potential of their female talent.

TSP is one of only fifteen organizations to be given the Beacon award this year. The Ohio Chapter nominees also included, Abbott Nutrition, Battelle, and Ethicon, a J&J company. Last year, the inaugural HBA, Ohio Chapter, Beacon Award was given to Cardinal Health, the sixth largest healthcare organization in the Fortune 500.

K.C. McAllister, Executive Vice President of Consulting & Strategy at TSP, former HBA Ohio President and current Advisory Board member, commented on receiving the award, "We are honored to have been recognized with this distinguished award and humbled to have been considered among leaders in healthcare like Abbott, Battelle, and Ethicon. HBA does important work and we are proud to be a long-time supporters of its mission to further the advancement and impact of women in healthcare worldwide."

Over 50% of Taylor Strategy Partner's workforce and 25% of the executive leadership team are women. The HBA has provided networking opportunities, leadership roles, mentoring programs, and education for TSP employees.