Nyshi Taylor


Direct: (901) 229-6091

Email: Nyshi@blightauthoritymemphis.org


Community Development Program Manager


“Nyshi Taylor is an engaging and critical thinker with a gift for connecting with people from all walks of life and mobilizing them to achieve their goals,” said Leslie Smith, executive director of Blight Authority of Memphis. “We’re excited to have her on the team and utilize her skill set to propel our organization.”

In her new role, Taylor will be responsible for organizing volunteer opportunities and impactful programs, writing grant proposals, and working effectively with community partners, government agencies and other nonprofit organizations to provide supportive services to blighted neighborhoods in Memphis. She brings a wealth of knowledge from her previous role as a lead strategy consultant to third-party organizations assisting vulnerable communities.

“I am driven by the Blight Authority of Memphis’ mission to eradicate blight and bring sustainable and necessary solutions to the affected areas,” Taylor said. “I’m excited to get to work with BAM’s network of partners.”