Dr. Katherine Taylor Pearson is the director for client services for KG Information Technology and Engineering in San Antonio, Texas. Her past positions have included population health consultant; chief nurse, VA Primary Care and Specialty Care; assistant professor, University of the Incarnate Word; southern regional medical command assistant chief of staff, information management; chief information officer; and medical informatics officer. Dr. Taylor Pearson served for over 30 years. A native of Santa Ana, California, Dr. Taylor Pearson graduated Army ROTC and was commissioned Regular Army. She received her bachelor of science in nursing degree from Seattle University, in Seattle, Washington. She also holds a doctorate of nursing practice degree from the University of Alabama, a master of science in nursing informatics degree with a minor in managed care from the University of Maryland, and a master of arts in information management and computer resources from Webster University. She is certified as an informatics executive with the American Nursing Credentialing Center, a black belt LSS and in business intelligence, an acquisition professional in information technology and program management, and is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International, the National Honor Society of Nursing. She has also served as the ANIA chapter president for South Texas and webmaster.